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The stars of the Disney Channel’s early-’90s The Mickey Mouse Club reboot shaped the way we as a culture think about teen-pop on a foundational level. Maybe I’m showing my age here, but even several generations of teen idols later, Britney Spears still feels like the surest shorthand for “young female pop singer,” and even… More »

It was just over two years ago that Glasgow trio Chvrches first tapped their synth keys into our hearts with their dark, romantic pop. Aside from their Recover EP and full-length debut The Bones Of What You Believe, the band has given us a lot of listening material, covering songs by many other artists at… More »

In baseball, the five-tool player is kind of a bullshit concept, but it connotes a particular beauty. The five-tool player hits for power, hits for average, throws well, fields well, and roams the basepaths like a guerilla warrior; when the term “five-tool” is deployed, it implicitly presents these skills as equally weighted. As the greatest… More »

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Prince Once Fired Questlove From A DJ Gig And Played Finding Nemo Instead

The first trailer for Pixar's long-awaited Finding Nemo sequel Finding Dory came out today, bringing up a few bad memories for Questlove. You see, as…
Peter Helman | November 10, 2015 - 10:35 pm

Boy George Tells The Voice U.K. Audience “I’ve Slept With Prince”

Boy George and Prince were two of the most popular musicians of the ’80s, and both made unique strands of androgynous sexuality a big part…
Chris DeVille | October 30, 2015 - 11:38 am

Watch Beyoncé Sing A Nicki Minaj-Inspired Version Of Prince’s “Darling Nikki”

Last week, Beyoncé and Nicki Minaj performed "Feeling Myself" together at Brooklyn's Barclays Center to celebrate Tidal reaching 1 million subscribers. Now, as Pitchfork points…
Peter Helman | October 27, 2015 - 6:53 pm

Prince Launches PRINCESTAGRAM Instagram Account, Immediately Fills It With Prince Memes

Prince's relationship with the internet has always been a fascinating and strange thing; he was, after all, selling box sets of brand-new music as online…
Tom Breihan | October 26, 2015 - 10:19 am

Prince Shares Another Tidal-Exclusive Track “FREE URSELF”

If you subscribe to Tidal, you can hear yet another new Prince song today. (Of course, if you’re not a Tidal subscriber, you’re outta luck.)…
Caitlin White | September 28, 2015 - 5:42 pm

Watch Chris Cornell Cover Prince’s “Nothing Compares 2 U”

Fresh off the release of his new solo album Higher Truth, Chris Cornell stopped by Sirius XM to perform a cover of Prince's "Nothing Compares…
James Rettig | September 22, 2015 - 4:47 pm

Tidal Now Selling Prince’s New Album As A $25 CD

Last Monday (9/7), Prince released his new album HITNRUN Phase One exclusively to stream on Tidal. A week later (yesterday, 9/14), it saw a wide…
James Rettig | September 15, 2015 - 9:34 am

Prince’s New Album HITNRUN Phase One Is Out Now Via Tidal

As promised, noted Tidal lover Prince has just released his new album HITNRUN Phase One as a Tidal exclusive. While the album's tracklist doesn't include…
Peter Helman | September 7, 2015 - 10:44 am

Hear Prince’s New Alternate Version Of “This Could B Us” From HITNRUN

Earlier this month, Prince announced that his new album, HITNRUN, will debut exclusively on Tidal, after he pulled his music from all other streaming services.
Gabriela Tully Claymore | August 25, 2015 - 4:26 pm

Prince Explains Why He Partnered With Tidal And Why Record Contracts Are Slavery

Prince has been riding the Tidal train in a big way, pulling his music from all other streaming services and releasing his upcoming The Hit
Peter Helman | August 9, 2015 - 6:18 pm

Prince’s New Album HITNRUN Will Be A Tidal Exclusive

Prince's love of Tidal is well-established -- he removed his catalog from all streaming services except Jay Z's and partnered with Tidal to broadcast his…
Chris DeVille | August 7, 2015 - 1:17 pm

Prince – “Stare”

Prince recently pulled all his music from every non-Tidal streaming service, but he's got a new single that snuck its way onto Spotify anyway. (If…
Tom Breihan | July 30, 2015 - 10:30 am

Prince Announces The Hit & Run Album

The BBC reports that Prince and his recent-vintage backing band 3rd Eye Girl have a new album all loaded up and ready to go. The…
Tom Breihan | July 24, 2015 - 8:34 am

Prince – “Baltimore” Video

Back in May, Prince paid tribute to the city of Baltimore following the death of Freddie Gray at the hands of police. He performed at…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | July 21, 2015 - 5:52 pm

Prince Removes Music From All Streaming Services Except Tidal

Apple finally launched their much-discussed streaming service Apple Music this week, and they’ve managed to snag some fairly impressive exclusives like Thom Yorke, Dr. Dre,…
Peter Helman | July 1, 2015 - 9:56 pm


Prince has released another one-off track in the same vein as "WHAT IF" and "Baltimore" from earlier this year. This one's called "HARDROCKLOVER," and sees…
James Rettig | July 1, 2015 - 8:25 am

Stream D’Angelo’s Spotify Session, Which Includes A Rare Prince Cover

For those of you still reeling over the surprise release of D'Angelo's long, long awaited Black Messiah, there's a few more additions to the album…
Caitlin White | May 13, 2015 - 11:37 am

Stream Prince’s Dance Rally 4 Peace Concert At Paisley Park

On May 2nd, about a week before his Rally 4 Peace concert in Baltimore, Prince held another performance that he called the Dance Rally 4…
James Rettig | May 13, 2015 - 9:56 am

Miguel, Marilyn Mosby Join Prince At Rally 4 Peace In Baltimore

Prince held his Rally 4 Peace concert in Baltimore on Sunday night, and thousands were in attendance. It was the first time he played in…
James Rettig | May 11, 2015 - 9:52 am
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