Prince Ea is an American spoken word artist, poet, rapper and filmmaker who graduated from the University of Missouri–St. Louis with a degree in anthropology.
He started and popularized the ‘Make S.M.A.R.T Cool’ movement to promote values like intelligence, free thought, unity, and creativity in hip hop music and culture and create motivational and inspirational spoken word films and content.
Prince Ea YouTube videos have received over half a billion views, and cover a wide range of topics such as environmentalism, race, work–life balance and spirituality.
Prince Ea credits his shift in perspective to the inspiration of ancient wisdom texts such as the Tao Te Ching and Bhagavad Gita.