I Never Knew I was Supposed to Only Do One Thing. . . with Arabian Prince

I Never Knew I was Supposed to Only Do One Thing. . . with Arabian Prince

Arabian Prince

In this episode, Arabian Prince shares the rest of the story -- both before and after working with NWA.  He shares how he got started with tech, entrepreneurship, and music creation at a young age.  He talks with Gigi about how he taught himself new gaming and creative technologies, and how he brings that energy to his many current adventures. 

Guest: Arabian Prince, Founder of iNov8 Next Open Labs and GGGOAT; Partner at Covitech; President, Next Careers

A songwriter, rapper, producer, DJ, technologist Pro Gamer and futurist, Arabian Prince is best known for being a founding member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame-inducted rap group N.W.A., West Coast electro music pioneer, and producer of the Grammy-nominated #1 hit song Supersonic. Founder of iNov8 Next Open Labs, GGGOAT, and Partner at Covitech. He also is the President of Next Careers, a non-profit working with 1,500 FIRST Tech Challenge roboticists, grades 7-12, across Southern California.

His passion for technology led to him create a 3D animation and special effects studio in the ’90s working with companies like Saban Entertainment and Fox, including 100+ videogame, film, and TV  titles for Fox interactive and Vivendi Universal. As a consultant, Arabian has advised many companies on bridging the gap between technology and the youth, while bringing new product innovations to market. He is currently working with his tech partners to bring Open Labs to communities across the country in support of youth, women, diversity, veterans, and anyone else who wants to explore the future of technology.

Mentioned Links:

  • @OGArabianPrince
Streaming ideas at DLD Conference today and tomorrow

Streaming ideas at DLD Conference today and tomorrow

If you have time to have streaming video in the background today and/or tomorrow, there is a mix of intriguing ideas happening in Munich. Live.

A couple of my friends are in Munich right now at the DLD Conference in Munich (Digital-Life-Design) (www.dld-conference.com). You can watch the streams on Livestream, if you like (http://www.livestream.com/dldconference). It is a quirky mix of thinkers, entrepreneurs, businesses, artists, musicians, authors, etc.  The schedule is at http://www.dld-conference.com/events/event/dld11_program_aid_5.html, on German time.

The topics on the schedule include museums, music, books, fashion, space, design, mobile, augmented reality, innovation, urbanism, local, etc. Monday, two tracks are going on at the same time, so you may want to look at the list to see if there is anything you'd like to peek in on.

DLD Conference

Live streaming insights from DLD in Munich