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So How Did the Prince Episode of 'New Girl' Make You Feel?

By Alicia Dennis on
(FOX)It may have been a big night for Seattle Seahawks fans on Super Bowl Sunday, but it was arguably just as big a deal for those of us who are very, very into Prince. The Purple One's much-hyped cameo on New Girl aired last night, and it was something special (there were pancakes involved).In the episode, Prince plays something of a love guru for Jess, who is struggling to express her feelings after Nick surprises her with the L-word. After vehemently insisting Jess finish her breakfast-for...Read Full Story

Best New Music Recommendations Based on Artists You Already Love

By Alicia Dennis on
(Getty Images) It's nearly the end of 2013, and you feel like you've exhausted the music you've loved all year. New releases have slowed to a trickle. There's no solace in the radio, where holiday songs have taken firm hold, and it all seems so stale. Rather than wait for the next big release by the artists you know and love, why not embark on a voyage of musical discovery? I've made it easy for you. Each week, I'll be highlighting five new bands that share similarities with established...Read Full Story

Prince Threw a Pajama Party Over the Weekend

By Alicia Dennis on
So, here's the bad news: The world's coolest pajama party has come and gone and you probably weren't there for it. The good news: Parts of it are on YouTube.On Saturday, Prince threw a "Breakfast Experience Pajama Dance Party" at Paisley Park, his home and recording complex outside of Minneapolis, Minnesota. He and his lady band 3rdEyeGirl treated the audience to two sets, as well as $1 pancakes. And yes: Prince wears heels under his pajamas. Above, check out the band's brief performance of...Read Full Story

Prince's Newest Single Cover Could Not Be More Awesome

By Darrick Thomas on
We'd forgive you if you were skeptical of Prince's sense of humor. As a serious, longtime musician and someone who once wanted to be addressed as a symbol rather than a name, it didn't always seem like a guy who liked to laugh at himself. But all that's changed with one glorious piece of album art and song title. This is Prince's new single:Yes, that's Dave Chappelle as Prince holding a plate of pancakes for a song called "Breakfast Can Wait."Prince unveiled the homage of an homage cover art...Read Full Story

Prince Releases New Song Featuring Ledisi, Still Spells Things Funny

By Alicia Dennis on
(3rdEyeGirl)Prince has released yet another new track, the funktastic "Ain't Gonna Miss U When U're Gone," through his semi-mysterious website 3rdEyeGirl.com. The track, which is available for $0.88, features Grammy nominee Ledisi on vocals alongside the man himself.Prince has yet to announce a follow-up to his 2010 album 20Ten, although he's steadily released remixes and new material through the 3rdEyeGirl website for the past couple of months. Given the performer's recent marketing and...Read Full Story

Prince Joins Mary J. Blige at the iHeartRadio Music Festival for 'Nothing Compares 2 U'

By Alicia Dennis on
Billie Joe Armstrong may have nabbed all the headlines with his guitar-smashing hissy fit, but there were many fine musical moments at the iHeartRadio Music Festival over the weekend. Fans were treated to a spectacularly special moment late on Sunday, when Mary J. Blige was joined onstage by none other than living legend Prince.Prince provided the guitar for Blige's rousing rendition of "Sweet Thing" before the two broke into a soulful version of "Nothing Compares 2 U," the song Prince penned...Read Full Story

Prince Disses Internet with Newspaper Album Release

By JJ Duncan on
It looks like Prince is taking his feud with the Internet seriously. Two months after he declared the Internet "completely over" (Who does he think he is? Jay-Z?), he's releasing his new album for free in London's Daily Mirror, with no plans ready to release it online. The album, 20Ten, will be distributed in copies of the Mirror on Saturday even though it won't be available for purchase anywhere on the Internet, and it currently has no U.S. release date. In May he explained to the Mirror...Read Full Story

Prince Talks Faith, Angels and His Hair

By BangShowbiz on
Prince has been a devout Jehovah’s Witness since 2001, and his faith means that he believes in the existence of angels. When quizzed about his religion in an interview with the Daily Mirror newspaper, he said: “There are good angels and bad angels.”Prince, whose conversion to Jehovah’s Witnesses was his mother Mattie Shaw’s dying wish, goes out door-to-door to spread the word about his faith and try and get others to convert.Although most people are surprised to have a pop superstar call at...Read Full Story

Prince Owes $500K in Taxes

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Tax season is not looking too great for Prince, as the singer apparently has to come up with $506,000 to hand over to the government. Carver County tax records show the "Purple Rain" singer – real name Prince Rogers Nelson – and his companies PRN Music Corp. and Paisley Park Enterprises Inc. owe the combined sum in delinquent property taxes to the state of Minnesota for 2009. Prince (Bauer Griffin) PRN Music Corp., which is based in the musician’s Paisley Park Studios in Chanhassen, which...Read Full Story

Is Prince's New Song About Salma Hayek?

By Tatiana Guertin on
Musician Prince performs his first of three shows onstage during "One Night... Three Venues" hosted by Prince and Lotusflow3r.com held at NOKIA Theatre L.A. LIVE on March 28, 2009 in Los Angeles, California.Is Prince in love with a married woman? He just might be if you interpret the lyrics to his new song "Valentina" a certain way. Rumor has it that the song, off his new album MPLSoUND, is an ode to actress Salma Hayek, who's 18-month-old daughter is coincidentally named, Valentina.In the...Read Full Story