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Prince Purple Rain

The Purple Reign

Sandy Thomas | Posted 04.25.2016 | Arts
Sandy Thomas

My feet were in such pain by the time I got home, from standing in those high, high heels, but I had been selected as an extra, and for several days I got to watch Prince perform all of those songs he played in the movie Purple Rain.

The World Is Awash in Purple

Pam Ferderbar | Posted 04.23.2016 | Comedy
Pam Ferderbar

It soothes my broken heart to know how much he meant to the world--to civilians, musicians, other artists, and even presidents. I don't fully understand why his passing has wounded me so deeply. My throat keeps closing up and the tears come over and over, like I've lost a family member. My heart literally hurts.

Prince's 'Purple Rain' Returns To Theaters This Weekend

The Huffington Post | Andrew Hart | Posted 04.22.2016 | Entertainment

The Revolution returns. "Purple Rain," the landmark 1984 movie that boosted Prince to international superstardom, returns to U.S. theaters this weeken...

Wolf Blitzer Confuses Prince's 'Purple Rain' With Jimi Hendrix's 'Purple Haze'

The Huffington Post | Marina Fang | Posted 04.21.2016 | Media

While reporting on the sudden death of music legend Prince on Thursday, CNN host Wolf Blitzer mistakenly referred to "Purple Haze" to describe Prince'...

Dave Chappelle Had Big Plans For 'Purple Rain'

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 06.26.2014 | Comedy

One of the few people privy to the comedic mind of Dave Chappelle is his friend Ahmir Khalib Thompson, better known as Questlove of The Roots. When Qu...

11 Reasons Why We Adore Prince

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 06.07.2014 | Style

Dearly beloved, we have gathered here today to pay homage to Prince. We've been enamored with the music icon ever since we watched the film "Purpl...

The American Legend Who Inspired Prince Not To Swear In His Music

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 05.09.2014 | Entertainment

Muhammad Ali has long been known as an American inspiration, and it turns out Prince looks to the boxing legend for an unlikely motivation: to stop sw...

Prince Drops New Single 'The Breakdown'

The Huffington Post | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 04.19.2014 | Entertainment

Less than 24 hours after announcing his rekindled partnership with Warner Bros. Records, Prince released a new single titled "The Breakdown," a pleasa...

Shaq Gets A Wig, Sings 'Purple Rain'

Posted 08.31.2012 | Entertainment

Shaquille O'Neal is currently filming his stint in "Grown Ups 2" in Massachusetts and for his role as a police officer, the NBA legend got some comica...

Adele Ties Prince's 'Purple Rain' Record

The Huffington Post | Crystal Bell | Posted 06.14.2012 | Entertainment

Adele's 21 shows no signs of fading away any time soon. The global chart-topping album has reclaimed the top spot on the Billboard 200 chart. If yo...