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The Truth?

The Truth?

Prince once said “Everything U think is true”, but gazing down from his guitar-shaped cloud, I imagine he might be irked by the way some former confidants have taken that bit of princely pontification, and well and truly run with it.

Prince’s Musical Mt. Rushmore

Prince's Musical Mt. Rushmore 2

Music flowed through Prince at all hours. He set aside an untold number of finished songs and albums in his Paisley Park vault. But only a select few are legendary enough to grace the four coveted spots on this imaginary Mount Rushmore...

5 Years Without Prince

5 Years Without Prince 3

Today is the 5th anniversary of Prince’s untimely passing, and we've asked you how you’ve dealt with the loss, your opinion of the music that’s been released since, and what you hope to see happen in the future...

A True Prince Fan

A True Prince Fan 4

An essay by Raine Baker: What makes a true Prince fan? "Prince very publicly said he didn’t like the word ‘fan’ because it was short for ‘fanatic.’ While he may have taken that reasoning a bit farther than seemed reasonable at the time, we’ve been proving that right as a whole in the last four years."

Prince’s 1999 album and Generation X

Prince’s 1999 album and Generation X 7

Writer Scott Woods notes in his blog “Every Prince fan is the World’s Biggest Prince Fan,” that for most Prince fans, “you likely have your own origin story.” My own Prince origin story happens to be with the album 1999, which is getting its own deluxe edition treatment this winter...

Prince: Grief Counselor

Prince: Grief Counselor 8

I’ll never forget seeing the news at about 11:50 AM on April 21, 2016. The breaking news alert on my phone simply said something like, “Male found unresponsive at Paisley Park.” Within minutes my worst fears were realized when it was revealed that “male” was Prince...

Prince’s 1983 Masterpiece

Prince’s 1983 Masterpiece 9

He started working with other artists as an outlet for his creativity that couldn’t be contained. The Time, Vanity 6, Sheena Easton, and Sheila E. to name a few. Originals is proof of this, not that we needed it. It begs the question: What would a 1983 Prince album have looked like if he hadn’t given all of that music away?

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