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Questlove Just Shared The Weirdest Prince Story

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 01.21.2016 | Comedy

The world is full of awesome Prince stories, from the time he played basketball against Eddie Murphy and then served pancakes to tales of him ...

An Indie Hip-Hop Homecoming: My Rhymesayers 20th Anniversary Show Experience

Sydney Latimer | Posted 12.29.2015 | Entertainment
Sydney Latimer

The Rhymesayers label has become the international ambassador of Twin Cities hip-hop. Since 1995, they have consistently produced albums that have given underground hip-hop lovers exactly what they want.

Um, Prince Just Dropped A Surprise New Album

The Huffington Post | Lily Karlin | Posted 12.12.2015 | Entertainment

Um, happy holidays: Prince just dropped a surprise album.  Following September's "HITNRUN phase one," the artist released "HITNRUN phase two...

For Musicians, Singers, and the People Who Love Them

Peter Himmelman | Posted 12.03.2015 | Arts
Peter Himmelman

I say this for my brothers and sisters who have elected to become soundwave-shapers, who have given their time, their sweat, and their waking (and dreaming) hours over to this strange and hallowed profession: The world would be a mighty desolate place without you in it.

Judith Hill Goes Back In Time

Mark Joseph | Posted 11.29.2015 | Entertainment
Mark Joseph

A: I went up to Paisley Park to jam with Prince. At the time, there was no real plan to make a record. But then I played him some of my songs and we began working on arrangements. Both of us were so excited about how great the arrangements sounded!

Watch Nicki Minaj And Beyonce Prep For 'Feeling Myself' Performance

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 10.27.2015 | Black Voices

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The Fashion Photographer Who Became Prince Charming Who Became a Writer

Gabriel Ruas Santos Rocha | Posted 10.26.2015 | Books
Gabriel Ruas Santos Rocha

The famed photographer with good looks of a male model, or even perhaps Prince Charming, is in fact a real prince. More specifically, His Serene Highness Prince Alexi Lubomirski of Poland. So which came first, the photographer or the Prince?

19 Male Musicians Who Give Us Major Hair Envy

The Huffington Post | Taryn Finley | Posted 10.22.2015 | Black Voices

This post is part of a weekly series celebrating #ThrowbackThursday with reflections of our favorite childhood memories, past pop culture moments...

Here Are 5 Work-Friendly Pandora Stations You Can Play at the Office

Inverse | Posted 12.09.2015 | Entertainment

This article originally appeared on Inverse. By Kashann Kilson Crafting a non-crappy, office-friendly Pandora station is a tough task. That's why ...

Beyoncé, Jay Z, Prince Among Acts Slated For Huge Charity Concert

The Huffington Post | Joe Satran | Posted 09.30.2015 | Entertainment

Beyoncé, Jay Z, Prince, Nicki Minaj, Usher, Lil Wayne, T.I.: It reads like a list of some of the most successful musical artists working today...

Prince On Kendrick, Kanye & Why Millennials Need Creative Freedom

Smokey Fontaine | Posted 09.03.2015 | Entertainment
Smokey Fontaine

Prince does appear as if like magic. Maybe it's his slender frame or the prototypical Prince outfit that he's never caught not wearing, complete with a pair of 3-inch man pumps that have defined so many of his rock star style moments.

Tavis Smiley: D'Angelo's First TV Conversation in Over a Decade

Tavis Smiley | Posted 09.01.2015 | Entertainment
Tavis Smiley

The R&B superstar shocked the world when, in December, he dropped his long-awaited third album, Black Messiah. The critically acclaimed project is his first major release in fourteen years, and has reached the number spot in more than 20 countries.

Interview With Prince: Purple One Talks the Tidal Wave | Posted 08.31.2015 | Black Voices

He wore purple and gold like the Minnesota Vikings, MPLS emblazoned across his zip-down jacket. His Afro was back to its 1979 For You fullness. He was laid-back, full of conversation and, as usual, averse to being officially recorded for this exclusive interview.

VICE's Dutch Indie Drama, 'Prince,' Stars The 'Justin Bieber Of The Netherlands'

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 08.20.2015 | Entertainment

You probably haven't heard of the VICE-produced indie Dutch film "Prince," which mixes the visual aesthetic of Nicolas Winding Refn (think "Drive") w...

The Faithful Shopper, for the Felines: Couture Cats

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 08.17.2015 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

It's no wonder that for many people cats are the "purr-fect" pet. Why not treat your favorite feline to a visit at one of New York City's chic cat-centric centers?

10 Reasons Prince Did Not Disappoint Me #NABJ40

Elizabeth Ann Thompson | Posted 08.14.2015 | Black Voices
Elizabeth Ann Thompson

Some of the 900+ folks in attendance were disappointed that Prince did not perform. I was not, here are 10 reasons why.

Prince George Is Being Harassed And The Palace Is Pissed

The Huffington Post | Jamie Feldman | Posted 08.14.2015 | Style

The Internet all but breaks at a Prince George sighting. Over the past two years, the duke and duchess have not shied away from sharing phot...

On the Culture Front: New Film Prince, Ciderfeast, Stacey Kent and More

Chris Kompanek | Posted 08.12.2015 | New York
Chris Kompanek

One of the great privileges about covering culture in New York is the constant opportunity for discovery. Stacey Kent is a Grammy-nominated jazz singer with more than twenty years experience, but I heard her for the first time the other week when she took the stage at Birdland.

10 Things I Learned from Prince and Mary Tyler Moore

Elizabeth Ann Thompson | Posted 08.11.2015 | Black Voices
Elizabeth Ann Thompson

Prince was born in Minneapolis and lives outside of the city limits, and Mary Tyler Moore had a television show based in the city. Here are 10 things I learned about Minneapolis and beyond Prince and MTM.

Prince Calls Record Contracts 'Slavery' And Teams Up With Jay Z For Next Release

The Huffington Post | Taryn Finley | Posted 08.11.2015 | Black Voices

When it comes to music industry norms, Prince has always been known to take the road less traveled. Lately, he's encouraging newer artists t...

10 Things You Should Know About #NABJ15

Elizabeth Ann Thompson | Posted 08.03.2015 | Black Voices
Elizabeth Ann Thompson

The 40th Annual National Association of Black Journalists Convention and Career Fair will be held August 5th through August 9th in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Prince's 'Baltimore' Video Includes Footage From Baltimore Protests

The Huffington Post | Stephanie Marcus | Posted 07.22.2015 | Entertainment

Back in May, Prince released a protest song about Freddie Gray and Baltimore, aptly titled "Baltimore."  On Tuesday, the musician relea...

Prince Dropped A New Surprise Song, 'HARDROCKLOVER,' And It's Really Sexy

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 07.01.2015 | Entertainment

Prince pulled a Beyoncé on Wednesday when he dropped a new song with no promotion. The track, "HARDROCKLOVER," features a lot of Pri...

Zach Carter

This Congressman Really Wishes He'd Been Invited To The White House Prince Show | Zach Carter | Posted 06.22.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Keith Ellison (D-Minn.) is really into Prince. Republican health care proposals? Not so much. In an interview for HuffPost's "So...

Prince Performs With Stevie Wonder At The White House

AP | Posted 06.15.2015 | Entertainment

WASHINGTON (AP) — Prince performed some of his greatest hits at a weekend White House party for President Barack Obama and his wife, Michelle. ...