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Timeless: Remembering Prince

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Story by: Kyle Eustice From The Source Magazine Issue #270 | 2016 REGISTER TO VOTE GET ELECTION REMINDERS The world shed a collective purple tear April 21, 2016 when the news broke Prince Rogers Nelson had unexpectedly passed away at the age of 57, leaving a gaping hole in the music community no one will ever be […]

Prince’s Estate Files Lawsuit To Block Release Of Posthumous EP

Prince‘s estate and Paisley Park have filed a federal lawsuit against sound engineer George Ian Boxill in hopes of blocking him from releasing Deliverance, an EP of six previously unpublished Prince songs. The EP was slated to come out Friday, on the first anniversary of the singer’s death. The lawsuit claims that Boxill-who has also worked with […]

Prince Estate Selects Universal to Manage NPG Records Catalog, Music Set to Stream Sunday

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Music legend Prince may have been known for fighting against the record companies owning rights to his music, but after an extensive bidding war, it looks like one has won the licensing battle. According to published reports, Universal Music Group has been granted exclusive licensing rights to “certain renowned albums,” unleashed unto the world by Prince between […]

Listen to Papoose’s “Obituary 2016”

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Papoose pays his condolences to some of the greats. It’s fair to say that 2016 wasn’t the greatest year for everyone especially those families, friends and even fans  that lost people who meant the world to them. Papoose pays his respects to some of the greats we’ve lost in 2016. Over a soothing, jazzy instrumental […]

Mad Skillz Goes In On 2016 With The Year End “Rap Up” [Listen]

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Mad Skillz may have officially hung up the mic for the turntables but he came back one more time to air out his grievances with 2016. The seeming tradition, which started in 2002, kicks off this year’s recap over Young M.A’s  “Summer Story”  instrumental, Skillz touches on everything from the loss of Prince, Pokemon Go […]

Prince’s Paisley Park to be Turned into a Permanent Museum

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Prince fans can rejoice. The legendary artist’s home, Paisley Park, is now a permanent museum.  Monday evening [October 24] the Chanhassen City Council unanimously voted to re-zone the 64,000 foot property that was Prince’s home and recording studio. REGISTER TO VOTE GET ELECTION REMINDERS “Fans will have the unprecedented opportunity to experience first-hand what it […]

The Prince Tribute Concert: Fans Celebrate the Life of a Legend

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It has been six months since Prince made his transition and for many it still feels like yesterday. There is a large population still mourning his death. Last night, the highly anticipated tribute concert took place at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, Minnesota. Fans from all over the world came to celebrate the music and […]

Prince’s Official Tribute Concert Is Slated For October

Months after his untimely death, Prince fans will finally have the opportunity to celebrate the singer’s life and legacy. Today [Thursday, July 28] it was revealed an official tribute concert honoring the late icon will take place on October 13 at the U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis. Although performers will be revealed on a rolling basis, most of […]

Havoc Unveils Mobb Deep Track Where Prince Played Keys

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http://www.tmz.com/videos/0_gh05fizy Bet you didn’t know that Prince and the Mobb did a song together. REGISTER TO VOTE GET ELECTION REMINDERS In the video above, producer and one half of the legendary QB duo Mobb Deep recalls how the late music icon Prince Rogers Nelson landed on a Mobb Deep album. Even though the song “Thou […]

Here’s Where BET Went Right With Their Legendary Prince Tribute

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When you call out another award show’s tribute to arguably one of the most prolific artists to walk the earth, you had better come correct. With the stakes high and a record 7.2 million viewers tuned in on Sunday night, BET did just that. Following their not-so-sneak diss of Madonna‘s wholehearted, but underwhelming tribute to […]

Saturday Soundtrack: Unforgettable Tributes To Michael Jackson, Chaka Khan, Prince & More From The Ladies Of R&B

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In celebration of the highly-anticipated Prince tribute scheduled to take place at the 2016 BET Awards, this week’s Saturday Soundtrack is highlighting a few other amazing tribute performances honoring soul music greats by some of the most talented ladies in R&B music. From Fantasia bringing Chaka Khan to her feet, to Christina Augilera lighting up the stage […]

Missy Elliott Lost Unreleased Music Sent To Her By Prince

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Missy Elliott may still have a chance to collaborate with Prince on recordings he sent her in the past—if she can find them first. During an interview with Canadian radio program The Strombo Show back in May, Elliott spoke about the time she asked Prince for permission to use a lookalike of him during one […]

BET Announces D’Angelo, Roots, Janelle Monae & Sheila E to Pay Tribute to Prince At 2016 BET Awards

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BET has officially announced announced the artists slated to pay tribute to the Purple One. After throwing epic shade at the Billboard Music Awards for their lackluster tribute that featured Madonna, BET released the all-star lineup that includes The Roots, D’Angelo, Janelle Monae and the icon’s former drummer/lover, Sheila E, that will pay tribute to Prince at the […]

#FromtheIssue (Prince/DJ Khaled): Fast Track to Jail

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Fitness tracking devices are the latest tools in law enforcement. by Kyle Eustice REGISTER TO VOTE GET ELECTION REMINDERS When a woman was arrested in Lancaster County, PA for making a false police report after her Fitbit revealed she had been walking around during the time she was allegedly raped, the case opened up a […]

Spike Lee Brings Out All Of Brooklyn To Celebrate The Life & Legacy Of Prince

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It seemed like all of Brooklyn was on hand today to honor the life, legacy and electrifying musical catalogue of Prince. Hosted by proud Brooklynite Spike Lee and veteran Hip Hop community maven Sway Calloway at the Bed-Stuy Restoration Plaza, the gathering was a true celebration of Prince’s impact on music culture. REGISTER TO VOTE GET […]

Billboard Music Award Producer Defends Madonna’s Prince Tribute

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With the Billboard Music Awards airing tonight [Sunday, May 22], the show’s executive producer has released a statement in Madonna‘s defense. Billboard recently announced Madonna would perform a special tribute to pop sensation Prince. The announcement didn’t resonate well with a number of fans, with many stating a Black artist was better fit for the […]