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Everything we know about four upcoming Prince films (and one that’s not)

Ava DuVernay making Prince documentary for Netflix Producer/director Ava DuVernay is working on a Prince documentary for Netflix. DuVernay is known for her work on films A Wrinkle in Time, Selma, and Queen Sugar. Before Prince passed away, he reached out directly to DuVernay to ask her about collaborating on a project, Deadline reports. DuVernay is working with Prince’s […]

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Minnesota Timberwolves pay tribute to Prince with new uniforms and more

Recently, photos leaked online showing the Minnesota Timberwolves’ new Prince-inspired uniforms. This morning at Paisley Park, the team officially unveiled the City Edition jerseys. The uniforms include a sleek black jersey and shorts completed with purple lettering and accents, as well as various details that nod to the Minneapolis icon. The uniforms were created through a […]

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Minnesota Timberwolves to honor Prince with special uniforms inspired by ‘Purple Rain’

Photos have leaked of the Timberwolves’ new purple and black Prince-inspired uniforms. The uniform includes a black jersey and shorts with purple lettering reminiscent of the font on the Purple Rain album cover. The uniform is part of the City Edition series, which the NBA launched last year in partnership with Nike. The City Edition uniforms, worn only […]

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Prince receives honorary doctorate from University of Minnesota

On Wednesday, Prince joined a prestigious list of creatives, academics, and leaders who have received honorary doctorates from the University of Minnesota. In years past, the school has bestowed similar honors upon the likes of His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama, Hillary Clinton, and Roy Wilkins. According to the program handed out at the presentation, […]

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Paisley Park to host listening party for Prince’s ‘Piano & a Microphone 1983’

Paisley Park announced on Monday that the Chanhassen venue and museum will be dedicating Friday’s Paisley Park After Dark party to Piano & A Microphone 1983. The album, being released that day, is a collection of private rehearsal recordings including renditions of “Purple Rain” and “International Lover,” among many others. Three tracks from the album have already […]

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No, Bruno Mars is not playing Prince in a biopic

Funk-pop artist Bruno Mars has been showing up in Minnesota music news quite a bit in the past few days. He kicked off night one of two at the Xcel Energy Center last night (the second performance is tonight at 8) and now there is news circulating about how he’s not playing the role of Prince […]

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