Richard Williams, known as Prince Ea is a rapper, poet and filmmaker who began his career as a rap singer, inspired by Immortal Technique and Canibus. Prince Ea is the founder of the “Make SMART Cool” movement aimed at promoting intelligence, free thought, union and creativity in rap and hip hop music and culture. Since 2014, Prince Ea has begun to create motivated and inspirational films and written and spoken content. His video clips deal with environmental preservation, spirituality, equality between different ethnic groups, the renewal of educational institutions and the relationship between private life and working life; its YouTube channel has received over billion views. Prince Ea attributes his change of perspective to the inspiration of ancient texts such as Tao Te Ching and Bhagavad gita.
September 16, 1988
|Birth place||St. Louis, Missouri, United States|
University of Missouri-St. Louis
|Occupation||Spoken word artist, activist and poet|
5 ft 7 inc
Prince Ea was born on 16 September 1988 in St. Louis in the US state of Missouri, the youngest of three brothers. Even after starting his career he continued to reside in his hometown. He graduated magna cum laude in anthropology at the University of Missouri, St. Louis.
Prince Ea isn’t married yet and his relationship status is single.
In 2011, Prince Ea was rapping for his own diversion and built up a couple of recordings. These frequently wound up on WorldStarHipHop.
In late 2008, Prince Ea discharged the mixtape “The Adolescence” on the web for nothing download. A couple of days after the discharge, he recorded a beginner video of himself rapping and entered it into a Vibe magazine challenge named “VIBE Verses”. Subsequently, Ea was proclaimed the VIBE Verses stupendous hero and was granted $5000 in music recording hardware alongside a full page article in Vibe magazine, which held an absolute estimation of $50,000.
In 2009, he won a Funk Volume rivalry, coming from progress on YouTube,] which enabled him to turn into the principal hip-jump craftsman to have a component in Discover magazine. Ea has additionally been granted the amazing prize of a challenge kept running by Trojan condoms entitled “Magnum’s Live Large Project II” facilitated by rapper Ludacris in which he was flown out to Miami to perform with the platinum recording artist.
In 2011 he won the Riverfront Times “Best hip-bounce craftsman in St. Louis”. In February 2011, Prince Ea autonomously discharged The Compilation Mixtape, a free computerized accumulation mixtape with choices from DJ Techne.
His video blogs likewise contain video recordings from his own songs and motivation.
Likewise, he additionally posts fashion video recordings which he posts each month. In this video, one can discover sharing his preferred things for a specific month with his devotees. These most loved things contain garments, mental healthy, music, motion pictures, shoes, books and TV appears.
Movement “Make SMART Cool”
In 2009, Prince Ea, annoyed with the state of the music industry, decided to form a movement called “Make SMART Cool” (translated as “Make cool intelligence”); where “SMART” is an acronym in English for “sophisticated minds and revolutionizing thought.” The movement seeks to “promote intelligence to everyone, everywhere, and integrate it with hip-hop. To create and nurture, without discrimination or preference, a community of free – thinking individuals under the sole purpose of promoting the ideals of education, intelligence, drive and creativity throughout the world in general.
A successful clothing line was launched to promote the movement, which includes shirts and sweaters, which has also won the support of artists such as the then So So Def producer , Mike Kalombo. Among the artists supporting the movement are Traphik, Black Thought , Immortal Technique , Sha Stimuli, and August Rigo.
***Facts About Prince Ea ***
- Does he smoke?: No
- Does he drink alcohol?: No
- Prince Ea was born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri, United States.
- Height?: 5 feet 7 inch
- Weight?: 67 Kg
- Hair Color?: Black
- Eye Color?: Black
- Hobbies?: Films, traveling, speaking.
- Favorite food?: Pizza, Pasta, Healthy food.
- Favorite color?: Blue, black, white and yellow.
Did you know…
- His first YouTube video was a motivational video which went viral.
|1988||He was born on 16 September 1988 in St. Louis in the US state of Missouri, United States.|
|2005||He started his musical career.|
|2010||His songs became online successful.|
|2017||He has been featured in national media.|
|2019||Won some award.|
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