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The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Can you believe that just last Friday, we were living in a pre-Lemonade, pre-Views world? We still had so much to look forward to! And…
Stereogum | April 29, 2016 - 5:38 pm
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Week In Pop Q&A: Alessia Cara Is Here, There, And Everywhere

Alessia Cara calls me back just as soon as she wraps up with Michelle Obama. The 19-year-old Def Jam singer -- born Alessia Caracciolo to…
Chris DeVille | April 28, 2016 - 1:52 pm
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A Pop Life: 20 Incredible Prince Moments

When we lose those truly iconic musical figures, there never seems to be any adequate way to address it. The standard obituary feels like an…
Tom Breihan | April 22, 2016 - 8:38 am
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Percocet Identified In Prince Autopsy, Criminal Investigation Of Prescribers Underway

The details coming from Prince's sudden, untimely death have been increasingly harrowing. Yesterday, reports surfaced that Prince was seeking help for opioid and cocaine addictions.
Collin Robinson | May 5, 2016 - 2:51 pm
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Watch Paul McCartney Cover Prince’s “Let’s Go Crazy” In Minneapolis

Paul McCartney played Minneapolis last night, so it was only right that he pay tribute to the dearly departed Prince. Macca and his band jammed…
Chris DeVille | May 5, 2016 - 9:33 am
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Watch Mac DeMarco Cover Prince’s “It’s Gonna Be Lonely”

Mac DeMarco has joined the many artists paying tribute to the late Prince by recording a cover of "It's Gonna Be Lonely," off of Prince's…
James Rettig | May 4, 2016 - 10:56 am
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Prince Reportedly Sought Help For Cocaine And Opioid Addictions

After Prince's shocking death last month, more and more evidence is emerging that Prince, who'd always seemed so healthy and present, may have been battling…
Tom Breihan | May 4, 2016 - 9:30 am
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Watch Beck Cover Prince’s “Raspberry Beret” At Beale Street Music Festival

Beck was obviously hugely influenced by Prince, and he's said that Midnite Vultures' "Debra" was inspired specifically by "Raspberry Beret." Beck has partially covered the…
Peter Helman | May 3, 2016 - 9:43 pm

Prince Apparently Wanted To Mentor Chris Brown

Does anyone else get absolute pleasure from the image of Prince purifying Chris Brown in the waters of Lake Minnetonka? Anyway, it's pretty clear that…
Collin Robinson | May 2, 2016 - 3:32 pm
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Watch Herbie Hancock, Aretha Franklin, Terrace Martin, & More Cover Prince At The White House For International Jazz Day

Yesterday was International Jazz Day, and last night, ABC broadcast an edited version of the All-Star Global Concert that took place on the South Lawn…
Peter Helman | May 1, 2016 - 12:31 pm
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Prince’s Vault Opened As Relatives Seek To Divvy Up Estate

According to documents filed by Prince's sister, Tyka Nelson, earlier this week, Prince had no known will when he died. That means that his estate,…
Peter Helman | April 30, 2016 - 4:15 pm
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Watch My Morning Jacket Cover Prince’s “Purple Rain” And “Sign O’ The Times” At Jazz Fest

My Morning Jacket just kicked off the 2016 leg of their tour in support of last year's The Waterfall on Wednesday, and at every show…
Peter Helman | April 30, 2016 - 1:52 pm
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Tom Petty Reminisces About Prince’s Newly Viral Rock Hall Guitar Solo

In the hours after we learned of Prince's death last week, one video seemed to go more viral than any others: Prince, Tom Petty, Jeff…
Tom Breihan | April 29, 2016 - 9:32 am
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Prince’s Backing Band The Revolution To Reunite For Tribute Shows

Prince had a few different backing bands in his life, but the most iconic of them will always be the Revolution. Prince put together the…
Tom Breihan | April 27, 2016 - 11:13 am
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Watch D’Angelo’s Devastating Prince Tribute On The Tonight Show

We've seen a whole lot of Prince tributes since the man passed away last week. We'll see plenty more. I don't know if we'll see…
Tom Breihan | April 27, 2016 - 9:00 am
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Prince’s Paisley Park To Become Graceland-Style Museum

Prince was found dead at Paisley Park last week. Now, the 50,000 square foot estate and studio complex near Minneapolis is set to become a…
Peter Helman | April 26, 2016 - 7:07 pm
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Read Questlove’s Tribute To Prince

Questlove is a huge Prince fan. He's already paid tribute to the late icon in several ways -- social media mourning, playing Prince songs at…
Peter Helman | April 26, 2016 - 12:10 am
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Watch Chris Martin Cover Prince’s “Raspberry Beret” With 8th Graders

Yesterday, Coldplay frontman Chris Martin performed at Chords 2 Cure, a Santa Monica benefit concert to raise money for pediatric cancer research. Martin played a…
Peter Helman | April 25, 2016 - 10:38 pm
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Watch Smashing Pumpkins Cover Prince’s “The Cross”

When Billy Corgan isn't busy fraternizing with conspiracy wackjobs, he's continuing to spearhead the Smashing Pumpkins' acoustic In Plainsong tour. And as Alternative Nation points…
Chris DeVille | April 25, 2016 - 12:27 pm
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Prince Lands #1 And #2 Albums In Less Than Half A Day

On first glance, it's not that surprising that Prince holds the #1 and #2 spots on the Billboard 200 albums chart this week in the…
Chris DeVille | April 25, 2016 - 10:17 am
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Jehovah’s Witness Congregation Remembers Prince

In the past few days, since Prince passed away, we've heard from many, many people -- some close friends and collaborators, some mere admirers --…
Tom Breihan | April 25, 2016 - 8:54 am
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