Celebrity Interviews

Marvin “Krondon” Jones III on Starring In Black Lightning and His Rap Career In Strong Arm Steady

CW’s Black Lightning features Marvin “Krondon” Jones III as a villainous Tobias Whale in the TV adaptation of the DC comic from Salim Akil and Mara Brock Akil. Jones stopped by Sway In The morning to talk about how he came to chosen for this role but opened up the conversation about his rap career with Strong Arm Steady.


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