A singer, songwriter, musician, and actor, Prince Rogers Nelson has produced 10 platinum albums and 30 Top 40 singles. He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2004, the first year he was eligible.
His releases have sold more than 80 million copies.
He pioneered the "Minneapolis sound", a hybrid mixture of funk, rock, pop, R&B and New Wave that has influenced many other musicians.
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Has won seven Grammy Awards, one Golden Globe and an Academy Award. Was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2004, the first year he was eligible.
When Sheila Matterson-Grady, an executive assistant in Philadelphia, heard that Prince was performing a rare gig at his Paisley Park Studio on Saturday, she bought a $1,200 airline ticket for her...
It takes some loyalty for alumni of a school to stick together more than 30 years after its closing but grads of Central High School will be gathering in August to mark the centennial of the last...
There was a funny conversation between the men’s restroom attendant and a patron last Saturday night at Myth nightclub — an exchange easily overheard by those of us who had to hide in a...
Prince had to resort to an unprecedented Purple Light special — $259 tickets cut to $149 and $99 for the final three days — to fill the 3,200-capacity Myth nightclub in Maplewood for two...
Prince’s Myth shows come trueBeing on the opposite end of the metro area from his Chanhassen headquarters might have mattered to his audience, but not to Prince. “Hometown!” the petite Minnesota...
After a long dry spell, Minneapolis' enduring megastar reconnected with hometown fans in a big way at a tiny club.
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