Texas Southern to Recognize James Prince with Honorary Degree

Style Magazine Newswire | 5/17/2019, 10:36 a.m.


Houston native and legendary entrepreneur/music mogul James Prince will receive an honorary doctorate degree from Texas Southern University during Commencement ceremonies on Saturday, May 18, 2019. Prince will be honored with a Doctorate of Humane Letters at the 8 a.m. ceremony, which will be held in the Health & Physical Education (H&PE) Arena. Prince, also known as J. Prince, is the founder and CEO of Rap-a-Lot Records, a Houston-based Hip-Hop record label created in 1986. His diverse interests also include the world of boxing, where he has been a successful manager to the likes of Andre Ward and Floyd Mayweather, Jr., real estate investment, ranching, and being a business partner with his adult children. “J. Prince is a Houston icon, and his connection to Texas Southern is strong,” said TSU President Dr. Austin A. Lane.