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The True Story of ‘Under the Cherry Moon”s ‘Wrecka Stow’ Scene
Jerome Benton says the famous "Wrecka Stow" scene in Prince's 'Under the Cherry Moon' was drawn from a real-life experience.
Prince’s Caribbean Estate Sold For $11 Million, Will Be Available to Rent
The new owner plans to make the purple driveway-adorned property available for rentals.
Why Tim Burton Says ‘Batman’ ‘Tainted’ His Love of Prince
Prince couldn't wait to write songs for Tim Burton's 'Batman,' but the director would have preferred not to use them.
Prince Gets His First Three Funko Pop! Figures
Prince's 'Purple Rain,' 'Raspberry Beret' and 3rdEyeGirl-era outfits will be featured in an upcoming line of Funko Pop! figures.
How Prince Taught Dean Ween What NOT To Do
Dean Ween tells us that he learned a lesson from Prince on how to handle unreleased songs.
Prince Left Behind a World Bathed in ‘Purple Rain’
When Prince died, there was little doubt as to which of his songs would be used as the soundtrack to the world's mourning.
Lamenting a Somewhat Stolen ‘Kiss’
There's at least one person out there who doesn't get happy every time he randomly stumbles upon a radio station playing Prince's 1986 smash "Kiss."
Just How Noble Was Prince’s ‘Exodus’?
Understatement alert: It must have been rather challenging to be on the Warner Bros. marketing team assigned to Prince in the mid-'90s.
Prince Double-Dips on ‘Soulpsychodelicide’
Prince never released either version of the fabled vault track "Soulpsychodelicide," despite name-checking it in another song.
The Strange, Three-Sided History of ‘Shockadelica’
Three years after he stole Jesse Johnson's thunder with 'Shockadelica,' Prince found himself out-shocked by Ween.