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Demi Lovato's 'Purple Rain' Cover Will Give You Goose Bumps

The Huffington Post | Julia Brucculieri | Posted 07.06.2016 | Entertainment

Demi Lovato brought the house down with a stunning cover of Prince's "Purple Rain" during the Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular this holiday weekend. ...

What You Can Learn from the Presence of Prince

Connie Dieken | Posted 06.08.2016 | Business
Connie Dieken

You only need to scroll through the photos of iconic buildings bathed in purple in the days following Price's death to see evidence of his presence. F...

Lessons learned from Prince's life and death now that the truth is known

Vince Vega | Posted 06.06.2016 | Entertainment
Vince Vega

Since his untimely passing on April 21, 2016, speculation behind Prince's death has created two divided camps - the "It's none of your damn business, ...

The Most Beautiful Prince Tribute to Date

Nana Karlsson-Ofori | Posted 05.26.2016 | Entertainment
Nana Karlsson-Ofori

A tribute to an icon is no easy feat for any artist. The goal of a tribute is to show admiration and gratitude for life and legacy in addition to creating a moment that touches the hearts of the audience.

New Orleans Jazz Fest -- 'When Doves Sing Not Cry'

Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey | Posted 05.09.2016 | Travel
Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey

Don't cry for New Orleans. While it was a time to mourn the loss of a great talent, Prince, the New Orleans Jazz Fest was a confirmation and celebration of the reincarnation of the City many had written off as dead a decade earlier.

The Director of 'Purple Rain,' Albert Magnoli, Honors Prince With Memories

Cody Cain | Posted 05.06.2016 | Entertainment
Cody Cain

Albert Magnoli was the director, screenwriter, and editor of the 1984 hit movie, "Purple Rain," that launched Prince into super-stardom. In tribute to Prince, Albert agreed to share some of his memories of that special experience.

Thank U Prince, for Saving My Life in High School

Brent Almond | Posted 05.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Brent Almond

It wasn't until Prince's death, as I relived his music's impact at various times in my life, that I placed that night in the midst of those dark months of bullying and hopelessness.

'Purple Rain' in My Forties

Lisa R. Petty | Posted 04.29.2016 | Women
Lisa R. Petty

I never saw Purple Rain when it came out in 1984. It was the summer before 8th grade for me, and I could not get into an R-rated movie. A couple of years later, I tried to watch it on HBO. I caught it about half way through, and back then we couldn't rewind TV.

Purple Reign in Minneapolis -- My Photo Tribute to Prince

Amy Zellmer | Posted 04.29.2016 | Arts
Amy Zellmer

This entire week has been filled with mourning for local legend. Our sports teams all paid tribute to him at their home games, Target Field lit up in purple and played a screening of "Purple Rain" and the Twins released seven doves at their next game.

'The Prince Experience': A Longtime 'Fam' Honors The Artist

Paul Katz | Posted 04.28.2016 | Entertainment
Paul Katz

Now, instead of writing specifically about Purple Rain, I'm left to figure out how to encapsulate 32 years of "The Prince Experience."

Nothing Compares 2 U: Reflecting on Prince One Week Later

Karen J. Francis | Posted 04.28.2016 | Black Voices
Karen J. Francis

People use the phrase "larger than life" idiomatically -- but with Prince, it was a factual data point. If you saw him live, you sensed it. If you watched his incredible Super Bowl performance, you felt it.

Prince: A Lifelong Rebel in Music, Style and Societal Expectations

Olympia Duhart | Posted 04.27.2016 | Black Voices
Olympia Duhart

Much like his ability to seamlessly blend rock, funk, and R&B in his music, Prince had the ability to bring together audiences of different groups. Each time I went to a Prince concert, I was joined by rockers, college kids, middle-aged moms and black men in purple fedoras.

Thank You, Prince

Noelle Newby | Posted 04.27.2016 | Entertainment
Noelle Newby

I was 11 years old when a cassette tape changed my life. Nine songs spanning nearly 40 minutes of soul, pop, R&B, rock and roll and more, exploding my ears and imploding my soul. My best friend and I shut ourselves in her bedroom for hours on end, imbibing every syllable

'Underneath The Purple Rain' ~ Prince Rogers Nelson (1958 - 2016)

Angela N. Holton | Posted 04.26.2016 | Entertainment
Angela N. Holton

Prince was bold, he was fearless, and wasn't concerned with the opinions of others. He wasn't trying to make friends while here or gain the favors or permission of others. He was here to make music, to change lives, and make an impact on the world.

Pink Floyd Legend Offers Stunning Tribute To Prince... Without Saying A Word

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 04.25.2016 | Entertainment

Here's how one guitar legend honors another. Pink Floyd's David Gilmour offered a spine-tingling tribute to Prince during a concert at Royal Albert H...

Prince Told Us We Would Never Understand

Omo Misha | Posted 04.26.2016 | Entertainment
Omo Misha

We can all remember that moment when Prince burst into our lives. It was the moment everything we thought we knew about music, musicianship, and who and what we could love changed.

Prince's gift was that he stepped right out of racism's symbolic logic

The Conversation Africa | Posted 04.25.2016 | World
The Conversation Africa

Vashna Jagarnath, Rhodes University One of the most influential modern artists, Prince, died on Thursday April 21 2016 at the age of 57. The genre-bu...

Prince: Dearly Beloved -- Nothing Compares 2 U

Khanh Ho | Posted 04.25.2016 | Entertainment
Khanh Ho

Everybody has remarked upon it: It seems like all the great musical stars of our age are dying this year -- David Bowie, Glenn Frey, Merle Haggard and now, most recently, Prince. These deaths cut deeply for people of my generation, because many of these musicians are no longer distant figures in the past.

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.

Sometimes It Snows in April

V.R. Marianne Zahn | Posted 04.25.2016 | Entertainment
V.R. Marianne Zahn

Perhaps the main reason we give celebrity deaths so much attention is that it gives us a chance to mourn in public what we each grieve for in private. We can indulge in a little sorrow, even have others commiserate with us, without ever having to acknowledge the pain and loss we feel in our own lives.

Watch Adam Levine Slay A Cover Of Prince's 'Purple Rain'

The Huffington Post | Julia Brucculieri | Posted 04.25.2016 | Entertainment

As the world continues to mourn the loss of music icon Prince, who died last week at his Paisley Park compound at the age of 57, tributes from the pas...

Remembering Prince, From Childhood to Music Legend (AUDIO)

Morris W. O'Kelly | Posted 04.25.2016 | Entertainment
Morris W. O'Kelly

Saturday night on The Mo'Kelly Show, we paid homage to one of the greatest musicians of all time in the world of recorded music, Prince Rogers Nelson....

A-Sides with Jon Chattman; Lasting Love for Prince; Get in Love with Marco With Love

Jon Chattman | Posted 04.25.2016 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

Prince has left such a void. If his songs were available on Spotify, I'd make a playlist and share it right here, right now. I'd then play it every da...

Prince of Hearts

Dawn Q Landau | Posted 04.25.2016 | Fifty
Dawn Q Landau

Music is my drug. It's how I cope with many things. If I'm driving, there's music on. If I'm writing, there's music on. When I feel big things, I turn...

Bruce Springsteen Takes Brooklyn Down to 'The River'

Salvatore Bono | Posted 04.24.2016 | New York
Salvatore Bono

Every concert Bruce Springsteen puts on is a special occasion. It's one of the reasons why he is "The Boss." On Saturday night inside Brooklyn's Barcl...