Curtis '50 Cent' Jackson talks Power Book III: Raising Kanan on Stan

Curtis '50 Cent' Jackson talks Power Book III: Raising Kanan on Stan
Curtis '50 Cent' Jackson talks Power Book III: Raising Kanan on Stan
Power FIRST LOOK: Curtis '50 Cent' Jackson offers an exclusive preview of Power Book III: Raising Kanan on Stan

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Curtis '50 Cent' Jackson has given streaming platform Stan an exclusive preview of the upcoming Power prequel series Power III: Raising Kanan.

The 46-year-old rapper and actor is an executive producer on the show and played fan favourite Kanan Stark in the initial six-season run. 

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Power III is set in Southside Jamaica, Queens, in 1991 and will focus on the early year's of Jackson's fearsome character, now played by 20-year-old Mekai Curtis. 

First look: Curtis '50 Cent' Jackson (right, with Mekai Curtis) has given streaming platform Stan an exclusive preview of the upcoming Power prequel series Power III: Raising Kanan

First look: Curtis '50 Cent' Jackson (right, with Mekai Curtis) has given streaming platform Stan an exclusive preview of the upcoming Power prequel series Power III: Raising Kanan

Curtis describes the time period as one of the show's biggest drawcards, saying the 'exciting' early '90s setting offers a fascinating insight into the characters' origins.

He also says the 'core' of Power III will be family drama and a coming-of-age story.

'It’s a complex relationship between Kanan and Raq [Kanan's mother] and the other siblings in the family. It's just the time period, the confusion that was going on in those early stages, in that period in my life,' Jackson says.

'It really is a coming-of-age; early on, you'll see, the fear of his [Kanan's] mom is stronger than everything else.

'So

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