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J Prince Net Worth 2022

J Prince Net Worth

Net Worth: $25 Million
Profession: music executive, promoter, CEO of Houston-based Rap-a-Lot Records
Age: 58 years old
Nation: Houston, Texas, United States
Born: 31 October 1964
Height: 5 feet and 6 inches
Gender: Male
Last Upgraded: 2022

What is J Prince’s net worth?

J Prince is an American Businessman that has a net worth of $35 million. J Prince has actually earned his total assets as the CEO of Houston-based Rap-a-Lot Records.

Early Life

J. Prince, or else recognized as James L. Smith, was born on October 31, 1965. Prince played football at Kashmere High School and also did odd tasks like cutting yards and functioned on welding vehicles.

Unfortunately, Prince’s older sibling Zenia was killed by a train while walking residence from junior high school one day. Royal prince went on to finish Kasmere High and quickly landed a task at the Colonial Savings and Loan’s Fault Department. He was given up two years later on and began selling and restoring bucket vehicles as a trade. He eventually started his business Smith Auto Sales and got into the unique vehicle business. His primary clients were athletes with plenty of cash to invest. By the time he was 21, J. Prince had actually conserved over $100,000. He had the ability to get himself a 30-acre cattle ranch as well as bought a home for his mommy by 23.

Career

Prince produced the Houston hip jump document label Rap-a-Lot in 1986. He originally began the firm on the second flooring of his car store. His main objective with starting the document tag was to provide his little brother something to do, to maintain him from getting in trouble on the streets. The firm is also understood under the sublable Smoke-a-Lot Records. He relocated the label to New York City in 1988 and began observing the abilities of some renowned close friends, Def Jam officers Russel Simmons and Lyor Cohen. Rap-a-lot’s most famous act the Geto Boys, put the South on the hip hop map. He uncovered rappers Scarface and Willie D, as well as the company launched “Grip It! On that particular Other Level” in 1989. That exact same year, Rap-a-Lot was checked out by the federal government. When no illegal task was located within the tag, the instance was dropped. Ever since, it has actually maintained its success and concentrate on gangsta and also southerly rap In (1991– 1994) it was dispersed by the EMI labels Priority Records as well as Virgin Records (1994– 2000). Throughout the 2000s, it was distributed by WEA’s Asylum Records. It was referenced by the Notorious B.I.G. on the song “Flava in Ya Ear (remix)” when he claimed, “I’m not from Houston, however I Rap-a-Lot.”

J Prince Net Worth
J Prince Net Worth

At the end of the Devin the Dude tune “What a Job” featuring Snoop Dogg, Snoop congratulates the document business by claiming, “J. Prince, Jas Prince, Rap-a-Lot, still on the top, 2007.” J’s son Jay Prince has a label dispersed by Rap-a-Lot called Southern Empire Entertainment. Jas Prince additionally was responsible for uncovering Young Money/Ca$ h Money/Universal Records recording artist Drake as well as holds the artist in a Rap-a-Lot administration agreement. He introduced Drake to rapper Lil Wayne which led the way to obtain him signed to Young Money in very early 2009. J. Prince published his narrative in 2018, “The Art & Science of Respect: A Memoir.”

Philanthropy

Prince has invested 20 years promoting Houston’s rap scene and rap musicians, is currently working to promote impoverished areas and communities. Houston City Council as well as Mayor Bill White honored Prince and his work by calling a day in his honor on Jan. 30, 2007.

Personal Life

J. Prince is the father to seven grown kids. He still possesses his ranch in Houston, which generates a revenue of $200,000 a year from the Angus cattle he increases. J. Prince also has an island off the shore of Belize.

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