Prince

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Prince's Estate to Release Expanded Version of '1999'

The seminal album will be reissued with new music, remixes, B-sides, concerts and even handwritten song lyrics.

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New Prince Album Highlights Songs He Penned for Other Artists

In honor of what would have been his 61st birthday, Prince’s estate will let the world hear his unreleased “Originals.”

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Long-Awaited Prince Memoir Gets October Release Date

Fans will get a glimpse into the artist’s personal world via his new book, “The Beautiful Ones.”

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Ava DuVernay to Direct Prince Documentary

The filmmaker describes her next documentary subject as “a genius and a joy and a jolt to the senses.”

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Prince Estate Inks Deal to Distribute 35 Classic Albums

A new deal will allow fans to reconnect with nearly three dozen albums from Prince’s catalog. 

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Prince Estate Celebrates 60th Birthday With Unearthed Recordings

“Piano & A Microphone 1983” contains nine songs that Prince recorded while working through what would become “Purple Rain.”

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Questlove and Prince Estate Team Up for Orchestral Tribute

4U: A Symphonic Celebration of Prince will visit 33 cities in September and October.

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WATCH: Dvsn Mixes Prince and Aaliyah, Creates Your New Favorite Mash-Up

You didn’t ask for vibes. But now you have them. 

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Prince to 'Perform' at Minneapolis Concert in April

A digitized version of late musician will appear with a live band at “Prince: Live on the Big Screen.”

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Meshell Ndegeocello Unveils Heartbreaking Cover of Prince Classic, 'Sometimes it Snows in April'

The track is from the genre-bending musician’s upcoming album of covers, “Ventriloquism.”

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Pantone Unveils Prince-Inspired Custom Color, 'Love Symbol #2'

The new shade matches Prince’s signature piano.

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PLAYLIST: The 9 Prince Songs We Have on Repeat Today

On the first anniversary of the his untimely passing, we offer a Spotify playlist of our favorite Prince songs.

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How Artists of Color Put Race and Politics Center Stage at the Grammys

From Beyoncé to Chance the Rapper, here are the performances, speeches and moments that made last night’s Grammy Awards ceremony as socially relevant as ever.

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Prince's Estate, Universal Reach Music Catalog Deal

The agreement, which gives Universal Music Group exclusive rights to much of Prince’s post-1996 catalog, emerges just days before Prince’s earlier music is set to hit streaming services.

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Chance the Rapper, A Tribe Called Quest and 23 Other Artists to Honor Prince and George Michael at Grammys

The performers involved in the highly anticipated Grammy tributes to the deceased artists will span genres and generations.

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Insider Says Prince's Music Will Return to Streaming Services in Time for Grammys

The Purple One’s music currently only streams on Tidal.

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Solange and TV on the Radio Pay Tribute to Prince

The singer-songwriter and rock band joined Questlove, Sheila E. and more at Yale University for a conference on Prince and David Bowie.

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Prince, Phife Dawg and More Deceased Icons Honored in New Peanut Butter Wolf Mixes

The Stones Throw Records founder celebrates those musicians who died in 2016 in these tribute mixes. 

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Words and Wisdom From Trailblazers Who Passed in 2016

The year 2016 took a range of artists, thinkers, leaders and activists of color from the world. Herewith, a tribute featuring their own words.

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Get Ready for a New Prince Documentary

“Prince: R U Listening?” will follow the Purple One’s rise to stardom via the perspectives of his bandmates and loved ones.