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.

Prince’s Caribbean escape just sold, and you may soon be able to rent it


If $11 million was a little much for your budget but you’re still hoping to vacation like a Minneapolis music legend, good news: Prince’s Caribbean estate has sold to a buyer who says he plans to rent it out when he’s not using it, and yes, he’s keeping the purple driveway. The Wall Street Journal…

Install the Purple Current Alexa Skill


Purple Current Alexa skill

Make your Amazon Echo super funky. Install the Purple Current Alexa Skill to open the stream and get song info. If you create an account, you can make requests and rate songs too.

Prince, 'Originals'


Prince, 'Originals'

If you want to hear Prince laying down the coos that would guide Appollonia, the grooves that Sheila E would make famous, and even the song that Kenny Rogers got a piece - look no further.

Celebrating Prince's born day on Purple Current


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Prince was born on June 7, 1958 and though he did not celebrate his birthday for part of his life, many fans in the Prince world tend to gear celebrations to that date. Here's what we're doing on Purple Current.

How purple fans across the globe plan to celebrate Prince’s ‘born day’


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Although Minnesota has many opportunities to explore and celebrate the life and legacy of Prince during his birth week, fans from around the world come together in their own communities to celebrate the Purple One. Craig Alexander, a Texas native, created the annual event Prince Day Houston, which is held in the city of Houston,…