• Behind the scenes with Houston rap royalty, the Prince family

    1 month ago - By Dazed Digital

    “Blood makes us kin and loyalty makes us family,” says J. Prince , the godfather of Southern hip hop. Hailing from Houston's Fifth Ward, Prince built his empire one brick at a time, rising to become one of the most influential figures in the culture. As DJs and MCs moved from park jams into recording studios in the 1980s, New York-based labels like Def Jam, Tommy Boy, and Sleeping Bag dominated the national scene.
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