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Prince’s Caribbean escape, with purple driveway, to be auctioned on July 12

The West Indies archipelago of Turks and Caicos doesn’t have much in common with Chanhassen, Minnesota — but Prince made sure that visitors to his Caribbean retreat knew they were on his turf. The five-acre estate features a winding purple driveway, which is understandably highlighted in photos advertising the property’s upcoming auction. “This estate is […]

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Can you identify Prince songs in the first second? Questlove can.

So you’re a Prince superfan. Could you name any Prince song if you only hear the song’s first second? How about the first half-second? How about the first quarter-second? Tonight Show host Jimmy Fallon couldn’t stump his bandleader, Prince obsessive Questlove, in a special “Prince Edition” of a One-Second Song Quiz that Fallon says was inspired […]

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New album of unreleased Prince music planned for fall 2018

Troy Carter, an executive who’s serving as “entertainment advisor” to Prince’s estate, tells Variety that the estate is planning to release “a full-length album” of previously unreleased Prince material on Sept. 28. Although Carter didn’t divulge many details about the music, he indicted that the release will be a cohesive body of work from a […]

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FDeluxe and Funk Soldiers close out a Celebration 2018 full of Prince music and memories at Paisley Park

Will Celebration return? It sure sounds like it, based on the questions that Graceland’s managing partner Joel Weinshanker asked attendees on Saturday — and the responses he got. “Who’s coming back next year?” he asked a full soundstage audience before the evening activities began at Paisley Park. Most hands shot up. “Okay,” he noted. “Next […]

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