Debra Filcman is a Chicago-based freelance journalist.
Prince and Amy Winehouse’s Orbits Briefly Line Up for ‘Love Is a Losing Game’
Along with protege Andy Allo, Prince recorded a cover of Winehouse's song in tribute to the late singer-songwriter.
Prince Gets ‘Interactive’ With His Own CD-ROM
Back in 1994, Prince showed he was an early adopter of technology and its possibilities when he released the CD-ROM 'Prince Interactive.'
In 1990, Prince Imagined the ‘Black Version’ of Donald Trump
Nearly three decades before he became president, Prince had Donald Trump on his mind, and wrote about him for a song credited to the Time.
Prince Turns a Young Girl’s Images Into ‘Starfish and Coffee’
Prince writes the 'Sign O' the Times' track with help from biographical stories of Susannah Melvoin's childhood classmate.
A Dance Floor Encounter With a Supermodel Inspires Prince’s ‘Cindy C’
A dance-floor meeting with supermodel Cindy Crawford inspired the funky, racy track "Cindy C," written for the long-delayed 'Black Album.'