|Birth name||Priese Prince Lamont Board|
September 11, 1982 |
Columbus, Ohio, United States
|Genres||Hip hop, R&B, pop, rock|
|Occupations||Musician, songwriter, producer, recording artist|
|Instruments||Keyboardist, trumpet player|
|Years active||1997 – present|
|Labels||Beets & Produce, A&M, Interscope, will.i.am Music Group|
Priese Prince Lamont Board (born September 11, 1982) better known as Printz Board, is an American musician, Recording artist, producer, and songwriter. He has several Grammy awards for his work in the Black Eyed Peas. The E.N.D. won Best Pop Vocal Album in 2010, and "My Humps" won Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group in 2007. "Don't Phunk with my Heart" was nominated for Best Rap Song, but instead won Best Rap/Song Collaboration. "Where Is the Love?" was nominated twice for Record of the Year and Best Rap/Song Collaboration. Other awards include BMI Songwriter Award for "Where Is the Love?" and "Meet Me Halfway". His discography includes albums like The Dutchess by Fergie, Natasha Bedingfield, 100 Miles from Memphis by Sheryl Crow, Bashtown by Baby Bash, and Kim Dotcom's recent singles.
Printz has played a large role in the Black Eyed Peas, co-writing the songs "Where Is the Love?", "Don't Phunk with My Heart", and "Meet Me Halfway". Onstage, Printz is the musical director commanding the band’s 85,000 capacity, live stadium shows.
In 2001, he founded his production company Beets & Produce, Inc. and has enlisted a dedicated creative team working in music, films, TV and commercials. Recently, he has expanded Beets & Produce Inc, into a progressive multi-media entertainment hub which now encompasses Talent Management, Music Publishing, Record Label and New Media with various new artists and projects in development.
In 2013, Printz Board departed from his role as a co-writer and co-producer, releasing his single #1, launching his solo career. Printz has also announced his upcoming debut album entitled "Board Games".
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