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Flexxing with DJ Powa

Tuesday, June 21, 2011    

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IF you haven't seen or heard his work yet, well, maybe you've been living under a rock, because Kevin-Sean Hamilton, better known as DJ Powa, has definitely been the talk of the town.

He burst unto the scene with his first video editing called What Are Deading that was meant to represent the one-year anniversary of the operation in Tivoli Gardens.

However, with Canna Cross It (Bus Can Swim), the comedy hit instantly and as a result of this, the boost in his popularity has surpassed his expectations. With recent pull-ups at parties and the feature of the edit on TVJ news, he explained to TEENage that music is his passion and that he was not expecting the great response he got as the concept started out of boredom.

He always ensures that when uploading a video he establishes that "The videos aren't meant to be a mockery... as I realise how persons can get the real idea of what's going on when you put it in a comedic fashion."

The video splices of the TVJ news clips have received almost 200,000 views on YouTube and they have been featured on Tosh-O on Comedy Central.

The name 'Power Man' was given to him at a football camp in high school when he kicked the ball, hit one of his fellow team mates in his head and he got an instant head ache, after which his couch declared him 'Power man!'.

He has been a devout Christian since 2009 and Powa has been loving his walk with Christ. Making beats since 2004, Hamilton describes himself as a Christian disc jock, who mostly plays at weddings, but if he is requested for a secular event he would firstly make the persons in charge aware of his faith and he would proudly play his Christian songs.

Powa will soon be entering his third year at the University of Technology where he is pursuing his Bachelors with a major in marketing and a minor in economics. In the future he hopes to master his craft in music and "Whatever God has for me".

There has been numerous calls and requests to work on mixtapes and even to edit funeral videos. He does not consider himself a celebrity and advises TEENs to put God first and live the walk,"you sort out God business and him sort out your business."

A new video is in the works for release this week and Powa also has 'Deading' and 'Bus Can Swim' t-shirts and the mp3s for the videos can be purchased on I-Tunes

You can stay in touch with DJPowa on Facebook at Kevin-Sean DJ-Powa Hamilton, on Twitter.com/@k_seanDjPowa or e-mail him at powamusic.jm@gmail.com.

— Talia Soares

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