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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

A Star-Studded New Prince Documentary Featuring Bono, Jagger, More Is In the Works

German film distribution company Ascot Elite Entertainment Group announced today that a new star-studded biographical documentary about Prince is due out next year in Europe. Screendaily…
Winston Cook-Wilson / November 29, 2016

Watch Prince Cover David Bowie, Bob Marley in Concert

Prince held back-to-back concerts in Toronto on Friday night that had him performing 57 songs in total, including a cover of David Bowie's 1977 hit…
Colin Stutz / March 26, 2016

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Prince Collaborators Reflect on 1987 Opus ‘Sign O’ the Times’

By the mid-80s, Prince was a global superstar thanks to the worldwide success of 1984’s Purple Rain.  So when he started work on his…
Ron Hart / September 25, 2020

Prince’s Estate Shares Previously Unreleased Song ‘I Need a Man’

We're less than 10 days away from the release of the massive Sign O' the Times box set that features over 60 previously unheard songs from Prince's…
Daniel Kohn / September 17, 2020

Prince Estate Drops ‘Forever In My Life (Early Vocal Studio Run-Through)’

Over the past few weeks, Prince's estate has steadily released a slew of unheard tracks from the prolific artist's vault. The songs will be on…
SPIN Staff / August 27, 2020

Prince’s Estate Shares Unreleased ‘Witness 4 the Prosecution (Version 2)’

Prince's estate will release a massive Sign O' the Times box set later this year, and have been releasing a steady stream of unreleased tracks from the…
Daniel Kohn / August 13, 2020

Hear Prince’s Previously Unreleased Song ‘Cosmic Day’

The Prince Estate went into the vault for another previously unreleased song, "Cosmic Day." The track was recorded on November 15, 1986, at Sunset…
Emily Tan / August 6, 2020

Prince Estate Releases 1979 Version of ‘I Could Never Take the Place of Your Man’

Prince's estate has just dropped the original version of "I Could Never Take the Place of Your Man," from 1979. The minimal-sounding demo…
Emily Tan / July 16, 2020

Prince Estate Announces Bonkers Sign O’ the Times Reissue

The Prince Estate will be releasing an expanded reissue of Prince's 1987 double-album masterpiece, Sign O' the Times, which SPIN ranked as the third-best album…
Emily Tan / June 25, 2020

The 10 Best Reissues of 2020 (So Far)

The record shops might have been closed up for the last 10 weeks (and plenty are reopening as I write, for better or worse). But…
Ron Hart / June 17, 2020

Prince Estate Shares Poignant ‘Baltimore’ Video

Prince's "Baltimore" may have come out five years ago, but its message rings true today. On what would have been the late icon's 62th birthday,…
Katrina Nattress / June 7, 2020

Prince and the Revolution’s 1985 Purple Rain Concert to Stream for 3 Days

Add Prince and the Revolution as the latest artists (or in this case, Prince's estate) to livestream their past performances. This one though is for…
SPIN Staff / May 12, 2020

Foo Fighters, John Legend, St Vincent Cover Prince at Tribute Show

On Tuesday night, a celebration of Prince's music aired on the anniversary of his death. Why they decided to do this four years later who…
Daniel Kohn / April 22, 2020

A Different 4/20 Playlist: 7 Albums Released on 4/20 That Aren’t About Pot

There are many things we could have celebrated on 4/20 instead of weed such as the 1912 San Francisco earthquake or Bush’s bankruptcy bill from…
Juan Gutierrez / April 20, 2020

Apollonia Goes Off on Sheila E for ‘Continuous Lies’ About Her Relationship With Prince

Apollonia was not too pleased when Sheila E. released "Lemon Cake" — a tribute to Prince — on Friday, and aired their dirty laundry in…
Katrina Nattress / April 18, 2020

Prince’s Rare Live at The Aladdin Las Vegas Sampler EP Is Out Now

Prince's estate has released a four-song EP from his Live at The Aladdin collection that was previously only available as a promo for radio stations.
Daniel Kohn / April 17, 2020

Prince’s Early 2000s Albums to Be Reissued on Vinyl

Prince's estate is leaving no stone unturned in revisiting his past catalog. On Thursday, it was announced that much of the Purple Ones…
Daniel Kohn / February 20, 2020
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