Deven Powers

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Deven Powers
Deven Lavale Purifoy.JPG
Born
Deven Lavale Purifoy

(1983-02-27) February 27, 1983 (age 40)
San Bernardino, CA
NationalityAmerican
CitizenshipUnited States
Occupation
OrganizationVip Recording Artist
Height5 ft 9 in (175 cm)
Relatives
  • Horace Purifoy\Alzadia Purifoy

Deven Lavale Purifoy (born February 27th, 1983), popularly known as Mr. Hollywood[1][2] and Deven Powers is an American serial entrepreneur, TV host, journalist, music artist, and model.[3] He is the founder of the Black Film Festival Los Angeles, In God We Trust Records, The Mr. & Ms. Hollywood Magazines Franchises, CNTV Hollywood, and Discover My Music Radio.[4] He also serves as the host of The LA Live Film Festival.[5]

Powers is best known for his songs Night-Time, I Got California Love, My Everything, Hussle Man,[6][7] and JAMES BROWN. He is regarded as one of the genre's most prolific artists specializing in R&B.[8] Powers is also a renowned model and has been the face of several leading magazines like Splash Magazine and Star Magazine.[9][10]

Powers is also a highly popular TV host and has hosted a number of red carpet events along with his compilation The Mr. Hollywood Tv Show.[11] He has also had appearances on The Verdict with Judge Hatchett.[12][13]

Early life and education

Powers was born on February 27th, 1983 in San Bernardino California. He is the 10th of 14 children. His father was a Pastor and his mother is a great gospel singer. Powers was inclined towards music since he was a kid. When he was 9 years old, Powers began playing drums, and by the age of 13 got his first drum set. During this time he became a California State drummer in his church congregation.

Powers completed his high school education at Rancho Verde High School and Val Verde High School. During this time he was also a member of the marching band. He then went to San Bernardino Valley College.

Career

Powers has become one of the fastest-growing individuals in the entertainment industry with a diverse portfolio. He has made many successful strides as a model, musician, and entrepreneur. He is the founder of the Black Film Festival Los Angeles, which acknowledges the achievements of people belonging to the Black Diaspora in the entertainment industry.[14]

Apart from that, Powers has also kick-started several other ventures of his own such as In God We Trust Records, The Mr. & Ms. Hollywood Magazines Franchises, CNTV Hollywood, and Discover My Music Radio.[15] As of 2021, he also serves as the host of The LA Live Film Festival.[16]

Throughout his career, Powers has taken up numerous projects both as a model and a host. He has been the face of Dark Magazine,[17] The Buzz Magazine,[18] The Global Millionaire, and Stardom 101 Magazine to name a few. Not only that he is also an up-and-coming actor.[19] Powers has also released two R&B music albums till now with a couple of singles.[20]

As of 2021, Powers is working on several other projects in Hollywood along with pursuing his musical career.[21][22]

Discography

S.No. Title Year Type
1 I Got California Love 2020 Single
2 Run My Fade 2020 Single
3 I’m The Hussle Man 2020 Single
4 James Brown 2020 Single
5 Night Time 2021 Single
6 The New King of R&B 2021 Album (11 Songs)
7 The New King of R&B Deluxe Edition 2021 Album (9 Songs)

In the media

  

References

  1. "Exclusive Interview with Deven Powers Mr.Hollywood". www.wboc.com. Retrieved 1 November 2021.
  2. "Deven Powers "Mr.Hollywood"". Spotify. Retrieved 8 June 2022.
  3. "Deven Powers". IMDb. Retrieved 1 November 2021.
  4. "‎Discover My Music Radio: Discover My Music Radio | Episode 1 | on Apple Podcasts". Apple Podcasts. Retrieved 8 June 2022.
  5. "Meet Deven Powers: Actor/ Tv Host/ Recording Artist". SHOUTOUT LA. 18 January 2021. Retrieved 1 November 2021.
  6. "I'M THE HUSSLE MAN". open.spotify.com. 10 December 2020. Retrieved 1 November 2021.
  7. "I'M the Hussle Man - Single by Deven Powers "Mr.Hollywood"". music.apple.com. 10 December 2020. Retrieved 1 November 2021.
  8. "Pop Music Super Star Deven Powers". Hip Hop Weekly. 21 May 2022. Retrieved 8 June 2022.
  9. "Run My Fade". amazon.com. Retrieved 1 November 2021.
  10. "DEVEN POWERS – MR.HOLLYWOOD | The Los Angeles Tribune". thelosangelestribune.com. Retrieved 1 November 2021.
  11. "Deven Powers', aka Mr. Hollywood, Way of Handling Stress and Burnout". thriveglobal.com. Retrieved 1 November 2021.
  12. "Stream Free Songs by Deven Powers "Mr.Hollywood" & Similar Artists". iHeart. Retrieved 1 November 2021.
  13. "Popular Actor Deven Powers Stars in 'The Bad Boyz of Hollywood'". Disrupt Magazine. 10 February 2021. Retrieved 1 November 2021.
  14. Stories, Local. "Rising Stars: Meet Deven Powers - Voyage LA Magazine | LA City Guide". voyagela.com. Retrieved 1 November 2021.
  15. Rios, Luis Jorge (20 January 2021). "How Deven Powers Became Mr. Hollywood". REDx Magazine. Retrieved 1 November 2021.
  16. "Deven Powers - Artenzza Discovering Artists - Features and Promo". Artenzza. 2 February 2021. Retrieved 1 November 2021.
  17. "Exclusive Interview with Popular Actor & Host Deven Powers". Medium. 9 February 2021. Retrieved 1 November 2021.
  18. "Deven Powers:The New King Of R and B". The Buzz Magazine (in العربية). 15 September 2021. Retrieved 1 November 2021.
  19. "Meet The Man Behind The Latest Issue Of StarCentral Magazine: Deven Powers Aka Mr. Hollywood | StarCentral". starcentralmagazine.com. 2 July 2020. Retrieved 1 November 2021.
  20. "Meet The Man Behind The Cover Of The Latest Issue Of Global Millionaire Magazine: The Amazing Deven Powers Aka Mr. Hollywood". THE GLOBAL MILLIONAIRE. 8 July 2020. Retrieved 8 June 2022.
  21. "Musician, Actor, and Entrepreneur Deven Powers Sheds Light on His Career Growth". Entertainment Monthly News. 2 January 2021. Retrieved 1 November 2021.
  22. "Fashion Gxd Magazine". Fashion Gxd Magazine - Official Site. Retrieved 8 June 2022.

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