J Prince net worth: J Prince is an American Businessman who has a net worth of $45 million. J Prince has earned his net worth as the CEO of Houston-based Rap-a-Lot Records. Prince has spent 20 years promoting Houston's rap scene and rap artists, is now working to promote underprivileged neighborhoods and communities. He recently began building a community center in his old 5th Ward neighborhood that will help young children, teens and adults to excel more in their lives. Houston City Council and Mayor Bill White honored Prince and his work by naming a day in his honor on Jan. 30, 2007. Prince launched a campaign to educate youths about HIV/AIDS prevention and testing in Feb 2007. Prince created the Houston hip hop record label Rap-a-Lot in 1986. The company is also known under the sublable Smoke-a-Lot Records. Rap-a-lot's most famous act the Geto Boys, put the South on the hip hop map. Since then, it has maintained its success and focus on gangsta and southern rap In (1991–1994) it was distributed by the EMI labels Priority Records and Virgin Records (1994–2000). During the 2000s, it was distributed by WEA's Asylum Records. It was referenced by the Notorious B.I.G. on the song "Flava in Ya Ear (remix)" when he said, "I'm not from Houston, but I Rap-a-Lot."
At the end of the Devin the Dude song "What a Job" featuring Snoop Dogg, Snoop congratulates the record company by saying, "J. Prince, Jas Prince, Rap-a-Lot, still on top, 2007." J's son Jay Prince has a label distributed by Rap-a-Lot called Southern Empire Entertainment. Jas Prince also was responsible for discovering Young Money/Ca$h Money/Universal Records recording artist Drake and holds the artist in a Rap-a-Lot management contract.