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: Before the Rain’ photo exhibit coming to Minnesota History Center


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Beginning on Sept. 21, fans can get an intimate look at Prince’s career during the period comprising the late 1970s through early 1980s as seen through the eyes of his friend and photographer Allen Beaulieu. The “Prince: Before the Rain” exhibit at the Minnesota History Center will feature 50 digital prints of Prince, the Revolution,…

Friday Five: Gully Boys, Prince, and more new Minnesota music videos


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Gully Boys – “Neopet Graveyard” Gully Boys — aka rockers Kathy Callahan, Nadirah McGill and Natalie Klemond — gallivant around the Mall of America in their first-ever music video. Filmed by Keegan Burkhard, “Neopet Graveyard” sees the Boys explore the Sea Life aquarium, the Old Time Photos studio, and the theme park formerly known as…

Today in Music History: Prince's 'Batman' goes No. 1


Prince at the NAACP Image Awards in 2005.

Three members of the Rolling Stones were fined after being caught short; Elvis Costello released his debut album; Johnny Cash hit No. 1 in the album charts posthumously; Rufus Wainwright was born; and Prince had a hit album based on a superhero, Today in Music History.

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…