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Janelle Monáe Gets Bold with Double Video Premiere [Watch]

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ATLien Janelle Monáe set the internet on fire with the release of her stunning visuals for two singles off of her highly anticipated upcoming album Dirty Computer (her first since 2013). In her first release, lead single “Make Me Feel”, the ’80s-inspired futuristic funk infused track seemingly channels inspiration from the artist Monáe has credited with being a […]

Kendrick Lamar Is Banning Cell Phones At His Concerts

With his status as an all-around performer increasing with each project, it appears Kendrick Lamar wants fans to witness it for themselves; not from a video. Lamar, per The Guardian, will not allow fans to record him in concert any longer. Lamar joins a list of performers who are attempting to take charge of their […]

Justin Timberlake’s Super Bowl Halftime Show Ruled Disastrous, Upsets Prince Fans and Fails at Janet Jackson Nipplegate Redemption

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Justin Timberlake, former lead singer of pop boy band NSYNC performed at the halftime show for the 52nd Super Bowl and while his presence alone was already controversial, his performance was ruled as being nothing but disastrous by the masses. This was Timberlake’s chance to redeem himself from his infamous Super Bowl performance 14 years […]

Legendary Bay Area DJ of The Coup and Prince, Pam The Funkstress Has Passed Away

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Highly regarded for her outstanding crowd rocking turntable talent, Pam Warren best known as Pam the Funkstress passed away last night (Dec. 22) at the age of 51. Warren died from complications following an organ transplant surgery. Her death was confirmed by Bay Area radio station KBLX and San Francisco Chronicle. “The KBLX Family would like […]

Vic Mensa Wants to Play Prince One Day in A Biopic

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Words by Jasmine Johnson Prince is a one of a kind icon.  It would be hard for any artist to live up the legacy he left behind with his passing last year. But some do dare. Vic Mensa stated recently in an interview with Montreality that he is interested playing the “Purple One”  in a […]

Official Prince Merch Available in Limited Edition Pop-Up

It’s been a little over a year since the devastating passing of Purple Rain legend, Prince. An artist who transcended limits in music and fashion like no other, the icon’s legacy lives on forever, and now fans are able to purchase the musician’s official merchandise. The Prince Estate has launched a limited edition online pop-up […]

Lil Peep’s Death Linked To Deadly Opiate Fentanyl

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Earlier this month, Gustav Ahr aka Lil Perp was found dead on his tour bus in Tucson, Arizona. According to investigators, a powerful opiod by the name of Fentanyl may have played a role in the “Awful Things” rapper’s untimely passing. A new report from TMZ suggests “incredibly toxic drugs” laced with opioid fentanyl could […]

Prince’s Teal Blue Cloud Guitar Commands $700K at Auction

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Prince is immortalized as one of music’s top performers. Some can carry a tune, some have immense stage presence, Others are true musicians, who’s skills encompasses an assortment of instruments. The Purple Rain rock star could do all three. Before uttering a single word over the mic, he captivated audiences around the globe with his […]

Prince’s Private Photographer Releases New Book

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Revered photographer and close confidant to the illustrious Prince, Afshin Shahidi has released a new book titled Prince: A Private View. The novel contains exclusive photographs of the late rock star in his home element and on stage. More than a year after the renowned musician’s death, Shahidi is dropping never before seen pictures of his […]

Fans Petition to Replace Christopher Columbus Statue With Statue of Prince

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It has become popular for fans to launch online petitions for the changes they want to see. In the past fans have petitioned for Migos’ front man, Quavo, to re-do the National Anthem, and successfully petitioned for the late R&B princess Aaliyah to get her own collection with MAC Cosmetics. The latest petition involves the […]

Purple was Prince’s Color Says Eldest Sister, Sharon Nelson

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The favorite color of the late and great Prince recently has been in the news lately, as one of his siblings, Tyka Nelson, was published exclaiming despite being associated with the color purple, his favorite color was actually orange. However, Sharon Nelson, Prince’s other sister released a statement on Thursday to set the record straight that PURPLE was IN […]

Prince’s Drummer, John Blackwell Jr., Dead at 43

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Seasoned drummer, John Blackwell Jr. has passed away at the age of 43. Blackwell, diagnosed with a brain tumor last year, is most known for his work as a drummer for the late Prince, working with the entertainer for over a decade. Before joining Prince, he played with Patti Labelle for three years, appearing on […]

Prince’s Father’s Music Comes To Life On His 101st Birthday

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Today (June 29), a song composed by Prince’s father, John L. Nelson, is coming to life by the production of world-renowned Paisley Park, facilitated by Prince’s oldest sister, Sharon Nelson. “Heart of Mine” – a classic jazz tune featuring warm horn melody over a bossa nova groove – is now available on all digital streaming […]

Judge In Prince Estate Seeks Resolution and Orders Disclosure Of Prince 2014 Agreement

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Today, in an order issued by Judge Kevin Eide, the Minnesota District Court Judge overseeing the administration of Prince Roger Nelson’s Estate, the estate’s Personal Representative, Comerica Bank & Trust (Comerica), was ordered to provide Universal Recordings (Universal) with the 2014 Warner Bros. Agreement entered into by Prince and Warner Bros. Records.  The Court also […]

Happy Birthday Prince

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59 years ago the world was blessed with a legend. Prince was a singer-songerwriter, multi-instrumentalist, producer, and philanthropist. He gifted us with a lifetime of timeless music. The superstar also made quiet, countless humanitarian contributions. He helped organize #YesWeCode, giving and opportunity for underprivileged students to enter the tech industry. He also fought for racism, and […]

Season 2 Of ‘Questlove Supreme’ Is Now Available To Stream

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Season two of Questlove’s radio show is here with new playback features and new guests. Last season, we all added that “Questlove Supreme” station on our Pandora’s, listening to the medley of music and interviews he conducted with industry hitters. With his eclectic music taste, Questlove knew the best vibe-bringing jams to curate to humble […]