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Stream the Deluxe Reissue of Prince’s Purple Rain

NPG Records/Warner Bros has released a highly-anticipated reissue of Prince's Purple Rain. The compilation includes remastered versions of the album's classics, as well as previously unreleased songs,…
Emma May / June 23, 2017

Watch Bruno Mars Rehearse His Grammys Performance of Prince’s “Let’s Go Crazy”

This Sunday marks the 33rd anniversary of Prince's landmark sixth album Purple Rain, and tomorrow, there's a deluxe reissue coming, with a wealth of previously unreleased material…
Andy Cush / June 22, 2017

Hear the Unreleased Prince Track “Father’s Song”

On June 23, Prince’s classic album Purple Rain will be reissued as a deluxe edition with 11 previously unreleased songs. One of those tracks, "Father’s…
Taylor Berman / June 16, 2017

Prince Heirs’ Battle Over Vault Begins As Universal Seeks $31 Million Refund

The Prince​ estate is gearing up for courtroom fireworks at a hearing next week on a motion to void its $31 million deal with Universal…
Hannah Karp, Billboard / June 8, 2017

Listen to Unreleased Prince Songs “Our Destiny/Roadhouse Garden” From Purple Rain Reissue

The deluxe reissue of Purple Rain is going to be a must-listen; there's no question. Today, a new unreleased song from the compilation, which is due…
Winston Cook-Wilson / May 12, 2017

Universal Demands Cancellation of $30 Million Deal With Prince Estate

Universal Music Group has demanded that its $31 million deal with the Prince estate involving the late icon's recorded-music catalog be canceled and the money…
Dan Rys, Billboard / May 11, 2017

Listen to an Official Studio Version of the Purple Rain-Era Prince Rarity “Electric Intercourse”

Tonight saw the unveiling of a special surprise: The official studio recording of "Electric Intercourse," a Prince song from the Purple Rain era that was previously unreleased.
Jordan Sargent / April 28, 2017

Remember When Prince Zinged Carson Daly on Total Request Live?

These days, there are endless amazing videos of Prince on YouTube; following the pop legend's tragic death a year ago today, die-hard fans really started committing to uploading…
Winston Cook-Wilson / April 21, 2017

10 of Prince’s Best Deep Cuts

Prince's catalogue is as sprawling, diverse, idiosyncratic, and rewarding as any musician's in history, and we will only hear more of it as his estate…
Alfred Soto / April 21, 2017

Morris Day Remembers Playing With Prince In Their High School Band

Before becoming the Purple One, Prince was part of a high school band known as Grand Central. The teenage outfit, all self-taught musicians, featured two members…
Brian Josephs / April 21, 2017

From Dirty Mind to Diamonds and Pearls: Remember Prince’s Classic Albums

After Prince's passing on April 21, 2016, SPIN writers revisited their favorite Prince albums. Read their essays on Dirty Mind, Controversy, Purple Rain, Parade, Sign o' the Times, and Diamonds…
SPIN Staff / April 21, 2017

Prince Sold More Albums Than Any Other Artist in 2016

In the year after Prince's death on April 21, 2016, the Purple One's catalog of albums and songs have sold a combined 7.7 million copies in…
Ed Christman, Billboard / April 20, 2017

Prince ‘Deliverance’ EP Hit With Legal Challenge: Report

The planned release this Friday of a batch of fresh Prince songs has been hit with a legal challenge. Social media lit up…
Lars Brandle / April 19, 2017

Hear an Unreleased Prince Song, “Deliverance,” Ahead of New EP Coming This Friday

This Friday, April 21, is the one-year anniversary of Prince's death. To mark the occasion, Rogue Music Alliance will release Deliverance, an EP compiling six unreleased Prince…
Jeremy Gordon / April 18, 2017

This Is How the Chainsmokers’ Critically Panned Album Reached No. 1

The Chainsmokers are the latest inheritors of a pop musical tradition that stretches all the way back to Prince. I'm not talking about instrumental virtuosity,…
Andy Cush / April 18, 2017
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