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Music

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.
Alex Robert Ross
12.11.18
Essays

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.
Alex Robert Ross
9.21.18
Premieres

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.
Alex Robert Ross
9.13.18
Music

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.
Alex Robert Ross
8.6.18
New music

Listen to Prince's Intimate, 35-Year-Old Cover of "Mary Don't You Weep"

It's the first single from a new album of solo recordings, ‘Piano & a Microphone 1983,′ to be released by the late singer's estate on September 21.
Alex Robert Ross
6.7.18
Noisey News

Sheila E. Seems to Have Talked Justin Timberlake Out of That Prince Hologram

"Prince told me don’t ever let anyone do a hologram of me," Sheila E. wrote on Twitter, before apparently having a chat with Timberlake himself.
Alex Robert Ross
2.4.18
Noisey News

Prince’s Half-Sister Says Purple Was His Favorite Color, Stokes Controversy

In a statement to the Associated Press, Sharon Nelson confirmed that you just can’t believe all of the things people say.
Alex Robert Ross
9.1.17
Interviews

Prince’s Flaws Only Made Him More Captivating

We sat down with Ben Greenman, author of 'Dig If You Will the Picture: Funk, Sex, God and Genius in the Music of Prince,' to talk about the late artist's legend and legacy.
Alex Robert Ross
4.21.17
Noisey News

Well, That New Prince EP Has Been Removed from Streaming Services

Probably for the best, really.
Lauren O'Neill
4.20.17
Holy Shit

Universal Have Gained Access to Prince’s Vault of Unreleased Music

Does this mean we are about to hear Prince songs that have never been heard?
Lauren O'Neill
2.10.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Prince's People Reportedly Called an Addiction Doctor the Night Before He Died

The late singer was scheduled to meet with the doc the day after he was found dead, according to a local paper.
Helen Donahue
5.4.16
Music

No, Prince Didn't Invent Air Jordans, and Other Myths Debunked

Prince was so influential and prolific and astounding that nearly every story about him is somewhat believable, but there's a lot of fiction mixed in with the truth.
J. W. McCormack
4.30.16
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