Prince

Celebrating the life, music and legacy of Prince. This coverage is made possible in part by the Minnesota Legacy Amendment's Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

Photos: Prince’s Toronto house reportedly goes up for sale at $13 million


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A Toronto house owned by Prince from 2001 to 2006 is reportedly up for sale, at an asking price of $13,186,500. “This sensational bungalow offers a dramatic floor plan and a majestic ambience for entertaining on a global level,” gushes a real estate listing. Though the listing specifies only an “acclaimed international music celebrity” as a…

Five reasons Prince was a guitar legend


Prince has been called one of the greatest guitar players of all time — even the greatest. Yet, oddly enough, it seems like he’s been on fewer guitar magazine covers than Dave Mustaine, Billie Joe Armstrong, and Mark Tremonti (no disrespect). So much of what people focused on was the mystique of Prince as a performer, singer,…

Prince's sexiest songs, according to Har Mar Superstar


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Minnesota's own Har Mar Superstar gave Jade his picks for Prince's 12 sexiest songs. Listen to his selections, read about how he chose them, and find out which one he's been regularly covering on tour.

Prince’s B-side strategy


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We all know Purple Rain is godhead, right? And yet, I’d argue that the two best Prince songs of 1984 aren’t even on it. Instead, they were released on the B-sides of that album’s pair of number one hits. In fact, the first released, on the flip side of “When Doves Cry,” the lustrous “17…

Prince fans dance the night away at First Avenue, family parties


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The thousands-strong singalong to “Purple Rain” at the Memorial Street Party, right at the spot where the Kid once pulled his motorcycle up to the door of First Avenue, may have been the climax to this weekend’s celebrations of Prince’s life and legacy — but it wasn’t the end. As crews efficiently started to clear away…

Photos: Prince fans gather outside First Avenue for Memorial Street Party


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A year and a day after Minnesotans flocked to First Avenue to mourn the news of Prince’s death, 7th Street in Minneapolis is filled with fans once again. The Current and First Avenue have teamed up to stage a Memorial Block Party to honor Minnesota’s brightest star, and the party is going strong as locals…

Review: Jesse Johnson at Bunker’s wraps up the emotional Prince anniversary


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WOW. I say this partly because I spent a lot of Friday thinking about 3RDEYEGIRL, who recorded a song with that title for PLECTRUMELECTRUM (2014). Partly because Jesse Johnson’s show at Bunker’s last night put me through almost every emotion there is. But mostly, it’s because at the end of the one-year anniversary of Prince’s…

The Revolution make their Paisley Park debut as the world marks a year without Prince


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It’s let’s-go crazy to think that Prince’s best-known band and the iconic venue he built as his musical dream factory had never been together — but it’s true, Friday marked the Paisley Park debut of the Revolution. The group, who originally dissolved as Prince moved on to other projects in his newly-opened studio in the late…