PRINCE

9.4.19

Prince's Autobiography 'The Beautiful Ones' Has a Heartbreaking Story Behind It

A new piece in The New Yorker by the memoir's co-writer Dan Piepenbring explains the extremely Prince-ish way he was hired.

5.29.19

Spike Lee Calls Black Artists to Action in This Season of Netflix’s ‘She’s Gotta Have It’

Shifting the focus to Nola Darling as an artist, the show highlights roadblocks for today’s Black creative class.

5.9.19

This Ancient Prince's Tomb Was Found Between a Pub and a Supermarket

Scientists unveil new insights about the 6th century 'Prince of Prittlewell.'

4.23.19

Watch Nic Cage Scream 'Purple Rain' at Karaoke After Annulling His Marriage

The man seems to be going through something only the sweet sounds of Prince can solve.

4.23.19

The Memoir Prince Worked on in His Final Months Is Coming in October

’The Beautiful Ones’ tells his life story, partly in his own words.

2.25.19

Prince's Final Top Ten Hit Is Pretty Creepy in Retrospect

Twenty-five years after reaching No. 3 on the Billboard Hot 100, “The Most Beautiful Girl In The World” feels complicated.

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2.21.19

The Guide to Getting Into Chaka Khan, Funk's Eternal Queen

'Hello Happiness' is Chaka Khan's first album in 12 years. As funk's standard-bearer, her dynamic voice is enough to stand the test of time—and genres.

12.12.18

Prince's Only Christmas Song Is Still Completely Devastating

On 1984's "Another Lonely Christmas," he sang about misery and mourning without offering a way out.

9.22.18

Eavesdropping on Prince

The first full-length release of new material since Prince's death provides a glimpse of the artist at his most vulnerable.

9.15.18

Peer Into Prince's Genius With "Why The Butterflies," an Unheard Early Demo

We're premiering the new single from the posthumous 'Piano and a Microphone 1983,' out on September 21.

9.11.18

'A Star Is Born' Examines Pop's Destructive Relationship with Drug Abuse

The film, starring Lady Gaga in her first feature role, is a harsh look at the realities of fame.

8.7.18

Copy of Prince's 'The Black Album' Sells for $27,500, Breaks Discogs Record

The only known Canadian copy of the record was salvaged by a pressing plant employee in 1987.

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