J. Prince (CEO of Rap-A-Lot Records) will be a featured speaker at the 2018 A3C Conference on Thursday, Oct 4th.
J. Prince is a legend who has championed hip-hop music and culture for over 30 years. He has been involved in the careers of Geto Boyz, Bun B, Z-Ro, Devin the Dude, Do or Die, Slim Thug, Juvenile, Big Mike, Scarface and many more. There are few that have done more to cultivate Texas' hip-hop community and promote southern rap.
Today, there is a lot of speculation and lore about J. Prince's involvement in significant moments across hip-hop history, and while we may never know his specific influence it's widely recognized that there are few in the music industry that have done more to impact hip-hop culture.
J. Prince joins Steve Stoute, RZA and Goodie Mob, CashmoneyAP, Cortez Bryant, James Cruz, Ryan Leslie, Lola Plaku and Janee Bolden. A3C will be adding hundreds of additional speakers over the next few months.
About J. Prince
J. Prince is the CEO of Houston-based Rap-a-Lot Records, and boxing manager to the sport's top talents, such as Andre Ward and previously Floyd Mayweather Jr. etc.
Prince has spent decades promoting the culture and art of Hip-Hop is now working to promote underprivileged neighborhoods and communities. Houston Mayor Bill White and the City Council honored Prince for over 20 years of commitment and dedication to the city. The result of the proclamation named an official James Prince Day in Houston. The recognition came on the heels of the groundbreaking for a new recreation center Prince built in Houston’s 5th Ward. Prince led the charge on educating youth about HIV/AIDS prevention and testing with the launching of Strapped, in coordination with a string of initiatives and events set up to address the issue of AIDS in the black community.
J. Prince was honored alongside Master P, Jermaine Dupri, Timbaland, and Slick Rick at the VH1 7th annual Hip Hop Honors Awards for both his creative contributions and his philanthropic ventures.
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Founded in 2005, the A3C Festival & Conference has grown from a local showcase to become one of the largest annual gatherings for the hip-hop community reaching more than 35K people over 5-days. More than 1,000 artists, producers and DJs will perform in Atlanta between October 3-7, 2018 for the 14th annual A3C Festival & Conference.
The A3C Festival is a 2-day hip-hop festival in downtown Atlanta at the GA Freight Depot from Sat, Oct 6 - Sun, Oct 7. The A3C Festival features 3 stages with dozens of performances, food trucks, live art and much more. It's a breeding ground for the next generation of stars while honoring the legends and trailblazers of hip-hop.
Performers include: Wu-Tang Clan, Lil Wayne, The Diplomats, Curren$y, Young MA, J.I.D, PRhyme, Mannie Fresh, Westside Gunn + Conway, Childish Major and Deante Hitchcock. Dozens more to be announced.
The A3C Conference is the premier event to network and learn from the innovators, entrepreneurs and music makers that shape hip-hop music and culture. A3C hosts dozens of panels, workshops, mixers, mentor sessions and interviews with hundreds of tastemakers, thought-leaders and industry experts.
Speakers include: Steve Stoute, RZA, Goodie Mob, J. Prince, Cortez Bryant, Lola Plaka, Ryan Leslie, Janee Bolden and CashmoneyAP.