How do I make a smooth transition from Rapper to Author?
R Prophet is my guest on today’s podcast. R Prophet is a rapper, actor and now author of the Amazon bestselling book “Grams to Grammys”. As one of the originators of the rap group Nappy Roots, R Prophet was nominated for 2 Grammys while traveling the world for tours and visiting the troops in the Middle East. He has a great story about sharing a plane ride back from Iraq with an unexpected celebrity.
We talk about the differences, pros and cons, of touring as a solo artist now versus with a group. Another topic of discussion was about how the lockdown has and is affecting his music touring as well as the book signing tour he had to postpone. He is working on several exciting upcoming projects including his latest project Incredible Smoke LLC. Check below for the website link.
He has a positive mindset for a successful 2021 and future. Make sure to stay in touch with him on his social media platforms.
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ABOUT R Prophet
Prophet is an American Rapper, Actor and TV personality. Known by most as the former lead of Grammy Nominated Group, Nappy Roots, R. Prophet has been changing the music scene since the early 2000s. Currently R. Prophet is developing hip hop educational tools for children. He has also been acting and recording his solo album with hopes to raise awareness of police brutality. One of R. Prophet’s biggest honors in addition to being nominated for two Grammys is the appointment to the Board & Advisory Council of the Muhammad Ali Center. This committee is composed of historical figures such as the Dalai Lama of Tibet, Princess Haya Bint Al Hussein, Dr. Maya Angelou, and sports and entertainment greats such as Will Smith, Bono, Sean Combs, Billy Crystal, Larry King, Diane Sawyer, Sean McManus, Robin Williams, Angelina Jolie and Quincy Jones. R. Prophet states, “It’s an honor to be on this board not only representing my family, the community and hip-hop, but I symbolize what young adults can do with support. It proves all things are possible if you have positive people around you.” R. Prophet goes on to say, “This prestigious group is led by the “Greatest” of all time, Muhammad Ali.” R. Prophet knows that achieving true greatness takes dedication, sacrifice and determination.
Due to the contributions made by R. Prophet and Nappy Roots in the state of Kentucky and abroad, Governor of Kentucky, Paul E. Patton declared September 16, 2002 as “Nappy Roots Day”, as well as the members of the group being officially declared “Kentucky colonels”, the highest title of honor bestowed by the Commonwealth of Kentucky. “Nappy Roots Day” continues to be a yearly event, which allows fans to celebrate the accomplishments of R. Prophet, Nappy Roots and the overall Louisville public.
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