DJ Prince Hakim releases new single

Hakim is the son of Kool of Kool & The Gang the band formed in Jersey City, New Jersey in 1964 by brothers Robert “Kool” Bell and Ronald Bell, with Dennis “D.T.” Thomas, Robert Mickens, Charles Smith, George Brown, and Ricky West.

He has grown up with a front-row seat watching some of the best performances around the world and as the son of Robert “Kool” Bell, founder of the legendary Kool & The Gang; such musical pedigree influenced his earliest interest in the industry.

After executive producing Kool & The Gang’s first Top 10 single in 10 years, “Sexy”, DJ Prince Hakim feels it’s time to return to the studio to produce his own project and the producer and a DJ  has already amassed an impressive resume, lending his talents to events for Tory Burch and just launched his new collaboration with R&B/pop singer Walt Anderson entitled, R.O.Y.A.L.T.Y.

The single will be featured on his upcoming EP “Healing Love,” set to be released in November.
Catching the DJ bug at an early age, young Prince Hakim would practice making beats and spinning records with his brother and cousins. As a kid, he would spend summers with music mogul Jermaine Dupri, who DJ’d in his garage, selling tickets for a dollar a pop. Sky rocketing his career with producing and developing talent, his resume contains a long list of accomplishments.

Today, Prince Hakim has traveled from New York to Tokyo sharing his musical message whose theme is to “Celebrate Life.” Having spent the past year bringing his acclaimed DJ skills to arenas such as Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival 2015-2016, Tory Sports Flatiron opening and some of the hottest clubs in New York such as B.B. Kings, La Esquina and The Surf Lodge.

He has also DJ’d for The Clinton Foundation and The Carnegie Hall Notables at Carnegie Hall. Having toured with “Kool & The Gang” as a featured rapper/hype man, he has created a substantial following and solidly established his brand.

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