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Prince's Purple Rain: A tour of The Artist's Minneapolis
Purple Rain turns 30 this week and to celebrate Christian Koch set off on a tour of Prince's hometown taking in music venues, film locations and even a night at Paisley Park Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature.
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Mon Jul 21, 2014
Saliva, MGK, and more concerts added; Powell and Lukens perform on Monday
Saliva , Machine Gun Kelly, Jamie Lynn Spears , and a host of others have added Central Iowa concerts over the past several days.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
Review: Shane Richie and The Prelude at GuilFest 2014
From the Queen Vic to Stoke Park, Shane Richie and The Prelude rocked the GuilFest main stage crowd on Sunday afternoon The band opened their set with Let's Go Crazy by Prince, with Ritchie bursting onto stage in a leather jacket and leather trousers - a brave choice in the blistering Surrey sunshine.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Nicole Scherzinger: Beyonce is 'a great hugger'
Former Pussycat Dolls star Nicole Scherzinger has described Beyonce as a ''great hugger'', and admitted the 'Drunk in Love' hitmaker had been a huge inspiration ''in every way''.
Purple Rain forecast tonight on the Central Library's roof
Prince is asking: Who's in the house for Purple Rain tonight on the roof of the Central Library ? The movie, which turns 30 this month, is the third in this summer's Off-the-Wall series.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Rare Footage Unearthed of Prince Recording 'Purple Rain'
During the summer of 1983, Prince was still an upstart musician. In early August of that year, he played benefit concert for the Minnesota Dance Theatre where he unveiled some new songs: "Let's Go Crazy," "I Would Die 4 U," "Baby I'm a Star," and "Purple Rain."
Mon Jul 14, 2014
See Prince's Original, Unedited 13-Minute Performance of 'Purple Rain'
Footage of the August 1983 concert that served as the basis for Prince 's performances in his 1984 film Purple Rain has leaked online, showcasing the original 13-minute cut of the song "Purple Rain" as heard on the album of the same name.
The Secret Jewish History of Prince
In 1993, at the height of his fame, after selling millions of albums, collecting a closetful of Grammy, Golden Globe and Academy awards, and establishing himself as one of the all-time greats of rock 'n' roll, Prince did an odd thing: He changed his name to an unpronounceable glyph.
Sun Jul 13, 2014
NBC weighs return for Maya Rudolph variety show
This March 7, 2013 file photo shows actress Maya Rudolph performing at "The Music of Prince" tribute concert at Carnegie Hall in New York.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
#YesWeCode Empowers the Next Generation of Women in Tech
Last weekend I had the honor and pleasure of serving as a mentor for the #YesWeCode Hackathon in New Orleans during Essence Festival on July 3-6.
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HA1 4sker DA1 4's ambitious legacy lives on as 'Zen Arcade' turns 30
In 1984, three of that area's most prominent artists of the day released career-defining work in a four-month period: R&B/funk legend Prince served "Purple Rain," hardcore punk trio Husker Du dropped "Zen Arcade" and The Replacements issued "Let it Be."
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Purple Rain is still great, but the sound is terrible
Your copy of Purple Rain sounds terrible.That's no knock against the music, that urgent, neon, bug-funk zeitgeist bomb Prince straddled and launched and screamed on as it blew up the world -- kind of like what Slim Pickens did to that nuke in Dr. Strangelove, but with more cream.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
With Prince nearby, an R&B reality TV performer goes crazy: Jarvis DeBerry
You might say that "Let's Go Crazy" was theme at the Essence Music Festival Friday night.
Is Robin Thicke's 'Paula' Creepy Or Sweet?
Those are just a few of the ways that Robin Thicke 's new album, Paula , out Tuesday, has been described by critics, bloggers, people who think it's just plain weird that the singer rush-recorded a whole album aimed at winning back his estranged wife, actress Paula Patton.
This Week In Billboard Chart History: Beyonce Scores First...
Beyonce performs on stage during "The Mrs. Carter Show World Tour" at the Staples Center on December 3, 2013 in Los Angeles, CA This week in 2003, Beyonce landed her first of five solo Hot 100 leaders with 'Crazy in Love.'
Gorgeous Tiburon home fit for a Prince, or an...
Okay, so this elaborate Tiburon property never actually belonged to Prince; but there is a tie to the Purple One - which we will reveal later- and it's not hard to imagine him here among the crystal chandeliers, marbled halls, and glittering views.
Sun Jul 06, 2014
Prince and Nile Rodgers Cover David Bowie at Essence Festival
The Essence Music Festival turned into a funk royalty jam on Friday night when Prince and Nile Rodgers teamed up to cover David Bowie.
Highlights From Essence Fest 2014:Mary J. Blige, Jill Scott & More
Here's the thing about the Essence Festival - even though the Mercedes-Benz Superdome houses plenty of artists from 7 p.m. to 1 a.m., there's music to see virtually every hour of the day all around New Orleans.
Sat Jul 05, 2014
Prince returns for Essencea s 20th celebration
Uttering his signature, "We are gathered here today to get through this thing called life," Prince opened his set for the 20th celebration of the Essence Festival and showed thousands Friday why a 10-year wait isn't a bad thing.
Fri Jul 04, 2014
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Prince returns for Essence's 20th celebration
And, who better to help make that happen than Prince, said Michelle Ebanks, president of Essence Communications Inc. Ebanks, in an interview prior to Friday's scheduled show, said Prince returns to the Superdome's center stage for a highly anticipated performance shrouded by a bit of purple haze.