Houston entrepreneur James Prince, better known in the hip-hop community as J. Prince, is a mystery to many people. He is known for founding the legendary hip hop label, Rap-A-Lot Records, leaving ominous messages on various tracks throughout the history of the label and being a boxing manager to some of the brightest stars in the sport.
Regardless, every knows J. Prince as “the man” behind the scenes in the music industry, due to myriads of figures paying homage to him in various ways, but very few know how he rose to power. Some light will be shed on the life, career and come-up of J. Prince, thanks to his soon-to-be-released memoir, The Art & Science Of Respect. The book will surely feature anecdotes and gems dropped by Prince on his 30 years in the game. The book’s description states, “Whether battling the systemic cycle of poverty, record label executives, boxing promoters, or corrupt DEA agents, Prince has always emerged victorious. Respect isn’t given, it’s earned.” Read More
Article by : Ryan K. Smith