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Prince Shocked Foo With “Best Of You”

One of the many highlights of Prince’s phalically delicious halftime show was also its most confuzzing: Prince using precious medley time to cover Foo Fighters? Granted, it was excellent, but it surprised the best of you — and the Foo crew, too.

MTV spoke with drummer Taylor Hawkins, who mentioned the Fighters’ “Darling… More »

By: Stereogum / February 9, 2007 - 12:10 pm

A Princely Phallus

Prince’s Super Bowl performance was so exuberant, you may have forgot to be offended! Via the AP:Prince’s acclaimed performance included a guitar solo during the “Purple Rain” segment of his medley in which his shadow was projected onto a large, flowing beige sheet. As the 48-year-old rock star let rip, the silhouette cast by hi… More »

By: Stereogum / February 7, 2007 - 9:26 am

Best Super Bowl Halftime Show Ever

Prince is 48. That’s fun to think about while you watch YouTubes of the Purple One performing in the rain over and over and over today. Screw his physical ailments, Prince was four times as hip as any Super Bowl halftime show we can remember. From “Let’s Go Crazy” to “Proud Mary” to “Baby I’m… More »

By: Stereogum / February 5, 2007 - 8:30 am

Super Bowl Injury Report: Prince May Be Half As Hip

Hey sports fans, don’t expect too much stage-sweeping pelvic activity from the Purple One on Sunday. This report filed by ESPN, going above and beyond and giving us the health condition of the halftime entertainment:Reports surfaced about a year ago that decades of dancing in those high heels the ladies love caused serious damage to… More »

By: Stereogum / February 2, 2007 - 7:30 pm

Ever Hear Of Jennifer Hudson?

The threshold to overexposure was crossed by about, oh, 9AM this morning for the Dreamgirls breakout star when we tried (in vain) to avoid a morning show with her image plastered all over it. And now that she’s a bona fide Oscar favorite, it’s just gonna get worse. That said, we’re happy for the girl. More »

By: Stereogum / January 16, 2007 - 10:05 am

Wanksta Rubbers

For gangsta lovers! 50 Cent is from the hood, so he knows all about protection. ABC News reports:The heavily diversified rapper 50 Cent is coming out with a line of condoms.

“The kids become immune when you constantly beat them over the head — read a book, read a book,” the rap star tell… More »

By: Stereogum / January 10, 2007 - 10:52 am

Time’s All-Time 100 Albums

The music mavens at the venerable Time magazine have compiled their list of the “ALL-TIME 100″ albums — unranked and broken down by decade. We’re not sure what’s better: that only five albums of the past five years are among their 100 greatest, or that four of those five were by people who were deadMore »

By: Stereogum / November 14, 2006 - 6:22 pm

VH1’s 100 Greatest Songs Of The ’80s

Spoiler alert. Here’s what topped the Flav network’s 936-hour, totally rad talking head countdown, premiering Monday at 9PM EST.5. “When Doves Cry” – Prince
4. “Billie Jean” – Michael Jackson
3. “Hungry Like The Wolf” – Duran Duran
2. “Pour Some Sugar On Me” – Def Leppard
1. “Livin’ On A Prayer” – Bon JoviCan’t… More »

By: Stereogum / October 26, 2006 - 1:41 pm

New Prince – “Song Of The Heart”

The Artist Formerly Known As Relevant has a new tune streaming exclusively at AOL. It’s a fun, little funk song with some kick-ass brass. Nothing earth-shattering, but we should note it’s for the soundtrack to Happy Feet, an animated children’s movie about animals. (No, it’s cool — even Westerberg does it now.)

The movie… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / October 3, 2006 - 2:13 pm

Prince @ Butter, NYC 6/17/06

Stereogum reader (and good friend) Colleen joined less than two hundred members of the New Power Generation Fan Club to see the artist formerly known as The Artist Formerly Known As Prince in the wee hours of Saturday morning. The gig was at Butter, a super-chic restaurant in downtown Manhattan. Which means Paris Hilton wa… More »

By: Amrit Singh / June 18, 2006 - 2:39 pm

Prince Brings “Fury” To SNL

Last night’s Steve Martin intro was priceless, but I was really surprised how much I like this new Prince song, “Fury.” Watch below, and if you’ve got MP3 send our way.

Later in the show Fred Armisen did his own “Prince Show.” See, the Purple One does have a sense of humor! More »

By: Scott Lapatine / February 5, 2006 - 12:43 pm
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