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Watch Mack Wilds ‘Own It’ With Ease on ‘Arsenio’

Actor-singer talks Grammys, promotes his 'New York: A Love Story' LP

picture-18547-1390524318By: Kyle McGovern // December 11, 2013

Mack Wilds is no stranger to television, having acted on HBO’s The Wire, and the latest version of 90210. The 24-year-old SPIN interview subject returned to the small screen on December 10 to appear on another reboot of a ’90s franchise: The Arsenio Hall Show. Wilds strutted and crooned through “Own It,” a soulful standout from his Grammy-nominated debut album, New York: A Love Story, and then sat down with Arsenio for a quick Q&A. Watch the performance above, then scroll down to see the young boom-bap disciple discuss his Best Urban Contemporary Album nod with the host.

For more on Mack Wilds, read SPIN’s recent feature, Mack Wilds: Brash Soul Crooner, ‘Wire’ Alum, Channels ’90s New York.