Purple Rain

Prince’s Iconic ‘Purple Rain’ Set to Hit Broadway as a Musical

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The legendary film Purple Rain, featuring the music of Prince, is set to take the stage as a musical, with Pulitzer finalist Branden Jacobs-Jenkins crafting the book. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Adapted from the screenplay of the 1984 film, the project will showcase Prince’s iconic music and lyrics, guided by director Lileana Blain-Cruz and […]

Company’s Attempt to Trademark “Purple Rain” for Energy Drinks Denied

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The Trademark Trial & Appeal Board (TTAB) has rejected a trademark application to register the mark PURPLE RAIN, finding that such a mark would create the false suggestion of a connection with the late iconic recording artist Prince Rogers Nelson.   Where a party seeks to register a new trademark with the U.S. Patent & […]

‘Purple Rain’ Star Clarence Williams III Dies at Age 81


Iconic actor Clarence Williams III died in his home on Sunday after a battle with colon cancer. He was 81-years-old at the time of his death. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information In a statement from his manager Peg Donegan, Williams was born in New York City on August 21, 1939. During his career, Williams played […]

The GRAMMY’s Pay Tribute to the legendary Prince in Star-Studded Concert


Hosted by the lovely Maya Rudolph, “Let’s Go Crazy: The Grammy Salute to Prince” aired on CBS Tuesday night on the fourth anniversary of his death at 8PM EST. The special, recorded in late January, was jam-packed with a string of all-star performers covering hits from Prince’s beloved catalog, including Common, Earth, Wind & Fire, […]

Are You Feeling These ‘Purple Rain’ Jordan 6?


Real diehard Jordan sneakerheads will tell you that they only want to wear their J’s in the original colorways Michael Jordan wore during his playing days. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information However, based on new images shared by Jordan Brand employee Frank Cooker, these unreleased Jordan 6’s may change their mind. Dubbed “Purple Rain,” this […]

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. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information The Prince Estate has launched […]

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

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Prince is immortalized as one of music’s top performers. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information 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 […]

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


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. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information However, Sharon Nelson, Prince’s other sister released a statement on Thursday to set the record […]

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


Seasoned drummer, John Blackwell Jr. has passed away at the age of 43. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information 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 […]

Happy Birthday Prince

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59 years ago the world was blessed with a legend. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information 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 […]

Maryland Rapper Travy Nostra Releases Visuals for ‘Purple Rain’


Maryland up-and-comer Travy Nostra is well on his way to making it out of his local underground scene. With a unique style from what has become so popular among Maryland and DC rappers, Nostra is making strides to set himself apart from an area seemingly saturated with talent. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information In his […]

That Awkward Moment When John Travolta Almost Played Prince in ‘Purple Rain’


As we all continue to mourn the loss of one of the greatest entertainers of the century, Prince, it’s no shock that new stories relating to the late artist are sprouting. The latest comes Purple Rain director Albet Magnoli in a recent interview with Rolling Stones in which he delves details on who was going to going to be cast in the […]

[Watch] Jennifer Hudson Slays “Purple Rain” Tribute to Prince

As social media pages began to fill with touching tributes to the late Prince, Jennifer Hudson gave a moving live tribute to Prince on Thursday night. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Following her show with the rest of the cast during the musical The Color Purple, Hudson took the time to honor the music legend […]

How The Millennial Generation Can Still Get To Know Prince

I never watched Purple Rain until yesterday. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information I have to admit when news broke of Prince’s passing I didn’t believe it for a moment. I shrugged it off. “A rumor,” I thought. I’d seen him; heard about him; listened to him here and there. He was cool, vibrant, and so […]

Spike Lee Hosts Brooklyn Block Party To Celebrate Prince’s Life

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The unexpected death of Prince has left us all devastated and grieving, as he was such a musical icon paving the way for other artists to express their creativity to its fullest capacity. We celebrate his life through his music legacy, a legacy that will last forever. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Spike Lee, considered […]

Prince Reveals Upcoming Memoir

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With a catalog of countless hits and spectacular performances, Prince is a living legend. At a pop-up performance on Friday [March 18] in New York City, the pop icon revealed he’s releasing his first ever memoir. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information The Minneapolis native is reportedly collaborating on the project with the Paris Review’s Dan Piepenbring and it’s scheduled to […]