Gene Elliott Thornton, Jr.'s Christian testimony is a powerful one - especially if you know his history as a member of The Clipse, a gritty rap group he founded with his brother Pusha T, who are mostly known for their witty and realistic depictions of the drug game.
Malice (his stage name) recently released an autobiography that details his renewed spiritual direction called Wretched, Pitiful, Poor, Blind and Naked and a few months ago Relevant Magazine published portions of my interview with him about the book.
This Friday, August 26th the artist/author will be in town to sign copies and meet his readers and fans.
Details are below:
Friday, August 26th
3pm to 5pm
7204 SW FWY
Houston, TX 77074
(713) 995 4458
If you can, definitely try and make it out to show Malice some H-town love and pick up your copy of the book. It's certainly a quick and captivating read.
The blog author and book author met in April after "Religion and Hip Hop Culture" panel discussion for Bun B's Rice University class.