Prince Royce, Born and Raised in The Bronx
It’s hard to believe Prince Royce – the son of Dominican immigrants who was born and raised in The Bronx – was a loner growing up. But Royce says he stayed out of trouble in his tough South Bronx neighborhood by playing video games and hanging out with his cousins. "I didn't have many friends," says the soft-spoken Royce. "I always got along with the girls, but I wasn't the popular kid." But the times have changed… Following the release of his self-titled debut album, Royce became an instant Latin music star with his smash hits “Stand by Me” and "Corazón Sin Cara." But when it came to making his U.S. concert debut in 2010, Royce returned to the Bronx. He performed at the Lehman Center for the Performing Arts. "We had to choose my hometown,” said Royce. “It's my first big production outside of the club scene; taking it to the next level."