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Stones Throw and Arabian Prince Release Innovative Life
Posted by Steve Juon at Wednesday, August 20th, 2008 at 8:00AM :: Email this article :: Print this article



Arabian PrinceStones Throw and Arabian Prince Team to Release Innovative Life TODAY!!!
Innovative Life - The Anthology 1984 - 1989 chronicles the influential West Coast Electro of NWA founding member and "Supersonic" producer, Arabian Prince

MP3: Let's Hit The Beach from Innovative Life

ARABIAN PRINCE'S STORY IS UNDENIABLE. His life reflects the ambition and innovation of the early West Coast hip-hop scene, from his days amongst the likes of electro-rap legends Egyptian Lover and the World Class Wreckin Cru to his work with N.W.A. His biography closely parallels the progression of Southern Californian hip-hop. From Arabian's transition as an electro DJ into one of the West Coast's first hip-hop stars...in the shift from electro-rap to the gangsta-rap music that transformed the world.

Innovative Life, a collection of his groundbreaking electro-rap work recorded between 1984 and 1989, not only compels the listener through sound, but through prose. Through Arabian Prince's music and life story, Stones Throw Records is proud to present a glimpse into an overlooked chapter in hip-hop's history.

-Arabian Prince has contributed tracks on the Stones Throw/Adult Swim Chrome Children Compilation series & Stones Throw/2K Sports 2K8 Compilation

-Deluxe package featuring a 20 page booklet documenting the rise and fall of LA's electro and electro-rap scene. Includes many never before seen photos, posters and a timeline of West Coast electro.

-From the label that released the landmark anthologies: The Third Unheard-Connecticut Hip Hop 1979-1983, The Funky 16 Corners and Stark Reality's Now.

-The definitive document of Arabian Prince's groundbreaking electro work. Arabian Prince: pioneering West Coast hip-hop DJ and producer, founding member of NWA, producer of JJ Fad's 80s smash hit "Supersonic."

* http://www.stonesthrow.com *
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* http://www.stonesthrow.com/arabianprince *

TRACKLIST:

1. Strange Life
2. Beatdabeat
3. It Ain't Tough
4. Take You Home
5. Lets Hit The Beach
6. Innovative Life
7. Innovator
8. Situation Hot
9. Panic Zone
10. Professor X Saga
11. Freak City
12. Simple Planet



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