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Prince’s Unreleased ‘2020’ Song Envisions a Utopian Future
Unreleased 'Emancipation'-era track paints a rosy vision of the near-future.
Prince’s ‘Prince': The Story Behind Every Song on His Second LP
A deep dive into each track on Prince's second album, 1979's 'Prince.'
Prince’s Live In-Studio ‘International Lover (Take 1)’ Released
Morris Day plays drums on this previously archived version of a '1999' track.
Prince Estate Blasts President Trump for ‘Purple Rain’ Rally Use
Prince's estate says the President's campaign broke a promise by playing the song in the late musician's hometown.
How Prince Politely Dodged a ‘Big Sweaty Hug’ From Joan Osborne
"One of Us" singer wanted to thank Prince with an embrace, but he had other ideas.
‘Prince’ Is Morris Day Book’s Co-Narrator: Read the First Pages
Time frontman engages in frequent debates with late icon in upcoming memoir.
Prince ‘1999’ Expanded Edition to Include 35 New Tracks, Live DVD
Two discs of unreleased material highlight the expanded edition of 1982 double album.
20 Years Ago: Prince Treats Fans to a ‘Beautiful Strange’ Aftershow
One of Prince's famous aftershows was captured on 1999's 'Beautiful Strange' home video.
Seven Writers Cut Prince’s ‘Emancipation’ Down to 45 Minutes
The three-hour, three-disc 1996 album gets trimmed to a more manageable length - seven different ways.
Prince’s Birthday Celebrations: Singles, Concerts and a Name Change
Whether unintentional or by design, many signature moments fell on June 7.