King Tappa Biography
His performing name is King Tappa but he was born Kurt Prince, in 1979. Kurt grew up in Marigot and attended the Wills Strathmore Stevens Primary School up to the age of 10. He left Dominica in 1989 for St. Croix. In 1992, he moved from St.Croix and now makes his home in New Jersey. Music has always been a big part of his family. Kurt remembers singing and free styling at the age of 14 and four years later, it comes as no surprise that he decided to take music seriously. Beginning as a DJ Kurt established Powersound and went by the name of DJ Tappa. As a DJ he got the opportunity to perform at many venues within the tristate area and even outside the United States. His performances outside of the United States include: St. Croix, Linstead, Jamaica, Bermuda and Dominica to mention a few. The highlight of his DJ career so far has been performing with Stone Love at Da Culture Lounge Fredrickstead, St.Croix U.S.V.I 2005
King Tappa has written over 100 songs and has done excessive amounts of dub plates and jingles for many different sound systems. He is currently working on his sophomore album which does not have a definite release date but in the meantime he is putting out single tracks that are being given numerous amounts of air play on international radio stations.