Grade A Royal Swedish Meat.
Grade A Royal Swedish Meat.
Everything from Prince’s teal leisurewear to Justin Bieber’s leather.
In 1981, the show’s biggest musical mistake was hosting an obscure L.A. punk band who caused a riot in the studio. In 2004, it was allowing Ashlee Simpson to lip-synch. Here’s a look at everything else that’s changed over the years.
Sometimes, it’s not that an artist doesn’t want to release music, it’s that they can’t.
The Bangles made this Prince-penned song famous, but his original duet with Apollonia 6 is just as joy-filled and wonderful.
When your ability to make arts & crafts doesn’t exactly match your obsessive fandom. Happy nightmares!
Like, did you know Rashida Jones sings on a bunch of Maroon 5 tunes?
Gosh darnit, Minnesota, you’ve got a lot to be proud of. So go ahead and toot your own horn!
Including Missy Elliott Smith, Bone Uggs N Harmony, and Hillbilly Corgan. Justin Hager is amazing.
The Purple One has found another media platform where he will not allow you to share his songs.
There’s still some time to make your masterpiece. Just ask Kanye West, M.I.A., and LCD Soundsystem.
“I wasn’t much on school. I was 2 busy listening 2 the grass grow.” This Letter of Note kills it.
Wait, THAT’S what “ride it, my pony” really meant?!
Join our purple hero as he plays mini-golf, buys a futon off of Craigslist, and tries online dating. These Stories About Prince are like none you’ve heard before.
MSNBC’s Tamron Hall got a funky new theme song for her show News Nation, courtesy of the Purple One.
Congress is magical!
British designer Christophe Gowans answers the question: “What if best-selling albums had been books instead?”
A look back at forgotten relationships seeped in sex, love and rock ‘n’ roll.
Because nothing says I love you like reminding your partner of his shortcomings.
They’re a chance for music’s biggest stars to show off their style. Sometimes they get it right, sometimes they don’t.
“Screwdriver” is his best new wave rock tune since “Cream” came out in the early ’90s. Seriously, this isn’t just faint praise.
The late TV icon had a “kinda class that is sorely missed.”
A guy named Josh is turning classic music moments into 8-bit animations, and it’s wonderful.
It’s really too bad he never starred as woman in a movie about his female alter-ego “Camille.”
I felt compelled to buy a pricey ticket to see Prince in Chicago — even though I struggle to pay my rent.
The Purple One dressed up as a funk nightmare in Las Vegas. What is that mask thing, and why is it so creepy?
Madonna, Springsteen, Prince, Lady Gaga, Dr. Dre and more were robbed. Seriously, some of this is just galling.
The Purple One showed up on The View today with a new look, and it’s kinda cool, maybe? It’s a work-in-progress.
This is an interesting way to speed date. It’s part of an art exhibit in Ukraine where the suitors and and sleeping beauties are contractually obligated to wed if the woman is woken by a kiss.
Apparently Kim Basinger recorded a terrible R&B album in the ’80s that was shelved by the record company. What’s extra weird is that it was *possibly* produced by Prince. (via are.na)