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Beyoncé Wrote the Foreword for an Intimate Portrait Book of Prince

The sudden loss of eclectic rock legend Prince last year sent a shock around the world, and since, we’ve remembered him through award show tributes, lifting up his words of advice beyond his time, and his inarguable inspiration that touches every artist. Afshin Shahidi has compiled intimate portraits of the musician in his private moments, revealing…

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Listen to “Electric Intercourse” from Prince’s Remastered ‘Purple Rain’ Due This June

June is a special month for several reasons. Not only is it the beginning of the greatest season ever but Prince’s remastered Purple Rain is due out June 23. Last year, NPG/Warner Bros announced the iconic 1984 album would be remastered and reissued in early 2017. Green-lighted and ready to go, the reissue is set…

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Beyoncé’s Publicist Yvette Noel-Schure Tops Billboard’s 2016 Women In Music List

Yvette Noel-Schure is one of the key players in the music industry who recently topped Billboard‘s 2016 Women in Music list. She first got her start working with one of the biggest acts in music when a file folder that read Mariah Carey was left on her chair. Little did she know, this was no mistake. Mariah…

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Paisley Park to Host “Celebration 2017,” A Four-day celebration in Prince’s Honor

Even at the tender age of 10, I sang “When Doves Cry” with such fervor, you’d think I checked into the Heart Break Hotel. But that was all part of Prince‘s essence. His music transcended any age effortlessly in tune with his listeners. Marking a year after his passing, Paisley Park will host a four-day celebration…

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Prince’s Estate Releases First Posthumous Song, “Moonbeam Levels”

Even after his untimely death, Prince has managed to astonish us yet again. Today his Paisley Park estate blessed the Purple Rain community with the first posthumous song from his chamber of secrets, “Moonbeam Levels.” Just in time for holiday shopping and year-end memorials, Warner Bros. Records is issuing a new two-disc compilation of his greatest hits…

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Prince’s Estate Signs New Deal With Universal Music Publishing Group

Prince has sold over 100 million records, won seven Grammy Awards and even earned an Academy Award for the film Purple Rain (1984) making him one of the greatest creatives of our time. The result of his artistic expression was a catalog of legendary classic jams and adoring fans who will never forget his influence. So…

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The Weeknd Reveals New Hairstyle & Album, ‘Starboy’

Along with a brand new haircut, The Weeknd took to Instagram to share the cover art for his third studio album, Starboy. Earlier this month, the singer spoke with VMAN on what listeners should anticipate for the upcoming record. “I think it’ll be the best-sounding album I’ve ever done. It’s hard to label the sound…

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Prince’s Legendary Paisley Park To Transform Into A Museum

Paisley Park is what dreams are made of and fortunate for us, Prince’s Minneapolis home and studio will be made available to the public come October. “Paisley Park is something that Prince always wanted to do and was actively working on,” said Tyka Nelson, the late icon’s sister. “Only a few hundred people have had…

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Stars Gather To Pay Tribute To Prince At BET Awards

People can’t stop buzzing about last night’s BET Awards. As always, it was a star-studded affair featuring a rocking performance by Beyoncé and Kendrick Lamar and a passionate, show-stealing acceptance speech from actor Jessie Williams. The night’s true star, however, was Prince. Much of the night was spent commemorating the life and work of the…

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BET Awards to Feature Star-Studded Prince Tribute

Prince Rogers Nelson would have been 58 today.  When the legendary musician passed suddenly and tragically in late April, it seemed as if the entire world stopped to pay homage. Today, BET announced that they will hold a special tribute to the Purple One at their annual BET Awards event later this month in Los Angeles.…

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Listen To Our Favorite Jams of April

April was a bittersweet month. We lost an icon in Prince and Beyoncé set the internet on fire with Lemonade. But through all this, we have also received some new jams. This month we were feeling Erykah Badu‘s declaration of self on “I Been Going Thru It All”, Bosco and Speakerfoxxx’s collaboration “Plygrd,” and where’s…

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Listen to Prince’s Powerful Interlude to “One Song”

It has been just a week since the passing of the iconic legend that is Prince. Continuing to honor and celebrate his legacy, today we bring to you a powerful piece from his 1999 number “One Song.” Above, Prince delivers a captivating story on mankind and creation before the song begins. He shares his very unique…

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