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
How ‘1999’ Helped Prince Break Down Barriers at MTV
The music video marked a turning point for both the artist and the network.
Prince Estate Now Selling ‘1999’-Inspired Trench Coats, Clothing
An iconic purple trench coat is among the clothing collection's items.
Prince’s Former Toronto Home on Sale for $16.9 Million
The property includes a wine cellar, theater, billiards room, tennis court and many other luxuriant highlights.
Prince’s Continuing Influence on Guns N’ Roses’ Duff McKagan
The GNR bassist says Prince "gave (him) the courage to stand on (his) own two feet."
Revisiting Prince’s Appearance on ‘The Oprah Winfrey Show’
This candid interview gave fans a rare look at the man behind the music.
Why Danny Elfman Refused to Co-Write ‘Batman’ Score With Prince
The composer threatened to quit the film if he had to collaborate with Prince.
Morris Day Calls ‘Graffiti Bridge’ Movie ‘Stale’
The Time frontman cited a weak plot and lack of preparation among the film's many downfalls.
How Prince and Chris Rock Forged a Friendship
The comedian and music icon shared a mutual admiration.
What Happened to the Artists of Paisley Park Records?
Prince's short-lived label was home to an eclectic group of artists, including Carmen Electra, Mavis Staples, George Clinton and Sheila E.
5 Years Ago: Prince and Lizzo Get Funky on ‘Boytrouble’
The musicians collaborated five years ago, well before Lizzo's ascent to stardom.