Prince Carlton is the owner of Pledge Empire Records- an independent hip hop record label based in Minneapolis, MN. He has curated over 500 shows in the state. He also manages 10 artists outside of the label across the Midwest. Prince Carlton brought Pledge Empire artists on 4 national tours and 1 international tour. He has created and hosted several shows and events in London, UK; Sydney, Australia; and Winnipeg, Canada. Prince Carlton is the owner of Playtest Gaming Company, Ill culture- a hip hop magazine for MN hip hop musicians and fans, and Dreams and Wonderlands- a graphic design and photography company.