Arabian Prince was an early west coast electro pioneer and one of the founding members of N.W.A. After quitting that group, he briefly dabbled in the gangsta rap they helped make popular before returning to his electro roots.
Mik Lezan was born in Compton in 1965 and was raised in Inglewood. Lezan's mother was a music teacher and his father worked at a radio station, KACE, where the teenager would use the production facilities to make mixtapes to sell at school. That lead to DJing at school dances as Arabian Prince with a classmate and then a club, The Cave, which featured many early west coast rap artists including Egyptian Lover, World Class Wreckin' Cru, Rodney O & Joe Cooley, L.A. Dream Team and his own act, Uncle... Read More