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Prince Parties Like It's 1999 on 'New Girl'

February 3, 2014

While you were watching post Super Bowl analysis and picking chicken wings out of your beard, Prince showed up on the Fox sitcom New Girl – and it was incredible. Read Questlove's Moving Tribute to Prince Not only did The Purple One play relationship...

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Prince Brings in the Funk at Mohegan Sun

December 28, 2013

"We're gonna just jam tonight – it's just an old-school party," said Prince on Friday night, a few minutes into the first of three nights at Uncasville, Connecticut's Mohegan Sun Arena. And for the next two-and-a-half hours, the Minneapolis Maestro...

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Prince Books Special East Coast Shows

November 25, 2013

Over a career spanning nearly four decades, Prince has taken home seven Grammys and sold over 100 million copies of albums including Purple Rain and Sign "O" the Times. Now, the legend is announcing plans to bring his epic live show to...

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Thomas Mars Picks Five Favorite Songs

October 21, 2013

Phoenix singer Thomas Mars called during a break from the band's world tour to tell us about five songs he loves. "I didn't really prepare anything," he admitted, "but I'll improvise." The French crew's excellent fifth LP, Bankrupt!, is in stores now....

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Prince Serves Kinky Meal for 'Breakfast'

October 11, 2013

"I know you're late, but I need another taste," Prince sings on his new single, "Breakfast Can Wait." And with the track's music video, director Danielle Curiel adds some kinky images to the sex-as-food dirty talk. It's a fitting companion: Lovers flirt...

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Prince Playing House Concert - At His House

October 4, 2013

Prince will be opening his home to the public for a concert at Paisley Park on Saturday. The concert will reintroduce his band New Power Generation, who reunited in New York earlier this year, and will also include his current band 3rdEyeGirl, City Pages...

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Prince Single Features Dave Chappelle in Artwork

August 19, 2013

Prince seems to be really enjoying being part of the Twitterverse. Last night, he shared the artwork for his new single "Breakfast Can Wait," on his band 3rd Eye Girl's account. The artwork features comedian Dave Chappelle's impersonation of The Artist...

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Prince Makes Twitter Debut

August 14, 2013

Prince has finally embraced the online revolution. The notoriously Internet-resistant pop icon made his Twitter debut yesterday, tweeting from the account of his group 3rd Eye Girl.  "PRINCE'S 1ST TWEET... TESTING 1, 2..." read the first tweet...

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Watch: Bonnaroo Superjam 2013

July 29, 2013

My Morning Jacket's Jim James linked up with John Oates for this year's Superjam at Bonnaroo, digging into a diverse set that featured cuts by John Lennon, Prince and Sly and the Family Stone and guests including R. Kelly and Brittany Howard from Alabama...

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Prince Serves Twitter's Vine App With Copyright Complaint

April 2, 2013

Prince's NPG Records has issued Twitter's Vine video app with a copyright complaint under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, The Next Web reports. The takedown request was sent on March 22nd by an unnamed label representative, who pointed to eight...

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Elvis Costello, the Roots, Chris Rock Pay Tribute to Prince

March 8, 2013

If Thursday night's all-star tribute to Prince – including appearances by D'Angelo, Elvis Costello, the Blind Boys of Alabama and ex-SNL star Maya Rudolph – had a theme, it was that the Minneapolis pop genius' best work could withstand just...

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Prince to Guest on 'New Girl' for Super Bowl Episode

December 13, 2013

Reclusive R&B star, meet quirky sitcom: Prince will appear in an upcoming Super Bowl episode of the Fox series New Girl. 50 Greatest Live Acts Right Now The musician will play himself on the show, where he'll "interfere with" the relationship of...

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Prince Avoids Harming Mammals on 'Da Bourgeoisie'

November 18, 2013

Prince has posted a new track to his Twitter earlier today, which he accompanied with a humorous explanation of the song title. "'Da Bourgeoisie' is the title of the new song, not 'Ray Charles,' 'Bearded Lady' or anything else prejudicial," he wrote....

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Prince Throwing a Pajama Party at His House This Weekend

October 17, 2013

Prince has announced an intimate engagement at his Paisley Park home in Minneapolis this Saturday. It's so intimate, in fact, that he's requested revelers arrive in their night gear for what he's calling "The Breakfast Experience Pajama Dance Party."...

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Prince Delivers Funk Blowout at His House

October 6, 2013

Even after all these years, when Prince calls, people come running. Saturday night, responding to an announcement made just two days earlier, nearly 2,000 people lined up around an out-of-the-way block in suburban Chanhassen, Minnesota, to catch the Minneapolis...

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Janelle Monae: 'I Won't Be a Slave to My Own Belief System'

September 10, 2013

"A lot of the songs have come to me in my dreams," Janelle Monáe says of the ambitious compositions captured on The Electric Lady, the provocative, genre-defying concept album that the iconoclastic Monáe has just released. Monáe,...

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Alan Thicke Loves 'Blurred Lines'

August 15, 2013

Robin Thicke has done his dad proud: The singer's father says he's a fan of his son's smash hit "Blurred Lines" and its titillating video. "I liked it right away. It's an earworm, that bass and those vocal licks stick with you right off the bat," Alan...

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50 Greatest Live Acts Right Now

July 31, 2013

Who rules the road in 2013? To find out, Rolling Stone asked a panel of writers, industry figures and artists – from Lars Ulrich of Metallica to Brittany Howard of Alabama Shakes – to vote on their favorite live performers right now. To be...

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"Let's Go Crazy (Reloaded)"

April 15, 2013

OK, trashing someone else's vintage guitar on Fallon was dickish. $250 for a GA concert ticket raises eyebrows. You may question his new songs. But on this remake of his 1984 synth-rock signature, a promo for his new tour, Prince erases all doubts. Recast...

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Prince Closes SXSW With Epic Concert

March 17, 2013

Prince gave fair warning last night somewhere between his second and third encores. "Don't make me hurt you – you know how many hits I have?" he asked the crowd packed into La Zona Rosa in Austin as SXSW drew to a close. Enough that he didn't get...

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