Arabian Prince

Arabian Prince
The Arabian Prince aka Professor X (N.W.A.).jpg
Background information
Birth nameKim Renard Nazel
Born (1965-06-17) June 17, 1965 (age 54)
Compton, California
GenresElectro, hip hop
Occupation(s)Rapper, singer-songwriter, record producer, DJ
InstrumentsVocals, synthesizer, keyboards, turntables, drum machine, sampler
Years active1984–present
LabelsOrpheus Records
Da Bozak Records
Macola Records
Stones Throw Records
Associated actsN.W.A
Bobby Jimmy & the Critters
Uncle Jamm's Army
J. J. Fad

Kim Renard Nazel (born June 17, 1965),[1] better known by his stage names Arabian Prince or Professor X, is an American rapper, singer-songwriter, record producer, and DJ.[2][3][4][5][6][7] He is best known as a founding member of N.W.A.

Early life

Nazel was born in Compton, California to the son of Joseph "Skippy" Nazel Jr., a prominent African-American author and radio talk show host.[8] His musical background came from his mother, a piano teacher and classical musician.[8] His family tried their best to shelter him, sending him to a Catholic school and keeping him busy with football to keep him away from the gangs. The younger Nazel got his first experience with making music at the radio station his father was hosting his talk show by using the station's equipment to put together mixtapes that he would sell at school.[8] Nazel went on to graduate from Junípero Serra High School in nearby Gardena.[9]

Other Languages
العربية: ارابيان برنس
español: Arabian Prince
français: Arabian Prince
ქართული: Arabian Prince
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русский: Arabian Prince