Corey Irwin is a writer and editor for Ultimate Classic Rock. He’s spent more than 15 years working in radio, including stints in Los Angeles and San Francisco. In addition to UCR, he has written for Diffuser, Ultimate Prince and Music Connection Magazine
Top 11 Prince Stories From 2021
Five years after his death, Prince continues making headlines.
Prince Estate Settles Valuation Dispute With the IRS
Sides had been more than $80 million apart in their evaluation of the late singer's assets.
Why Sammy Hagar Couldn’t Score an Introduction to Prince
Red Rocker recalls the closest he came to meeting the Purple One.
Music Firm Now Owns Nearly Half of Prince’s Estate
Three siblings have sold their shares, but the singer's remaining heirs swear they'll "never sell out."
When Night Ranger ‘Pissed the Crap’ Out of Prince at the AMAs
Band was given strict rules ... and broke them all.
Hear Prince’s Song ‘Hot Summer’ From ‘Welcome 2 America’
Purple One originally debuted the song on Minnesota public radio in 2010, but it never received an official release.
Why Sinead O’Connor Gets Emotional Over ‘Nothing Compares 2 U’
One line in particular brought the singer to tears.
Clarence Williams III, ‘Purple Rain’ Actor, Dead at 81
Actor played Prince's father in the 1984 classic.
Watch New Edit of Prince’s ‘While My Guitar Gently Weeps’ Solo
Previously unseen footage brings fans closer than ever to the legendary 2004 performance.
Prince ‘Forgot the Password’ to His Vault of Music
As a result, the music icon hadn't visited his archives in years.