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Prince

Funkiest. Minnesotan. Ever.

A tribute to the musical icon.

  • Prince Illustration

    Photo Illustration by Nigel Evan Dennis

    Prince 101

    As a musician, Prince could do anything (he played 27 instruments on his first album) and lead anyone—from the Revolution to the New Power Generation to 3rdEyeGirl. Here’s a cheat sheet that distills the elements of his genius. Read more

    Dec 5, 2016

  • Prince Memorial at Paisley Park

    Photograph by Scott Olson/Getty Images

    Perpetual Adoration

    All hail Prince, the secular saint of Minneapolis. Read more

    Dec 5, 2016

  • Pepe Willie

    Photograph by Bill Phelps

    Q&A with Pepé Willie

    One of Prince’s earliest musical mentors opens up. Read more

    Dec 5, 2016

  • MN-MusiciansCollage.jpg

    Photos courtesy of: Nate Ryan (Chastity Brown, POS), Alex King (KING), Jabari Jacobs (Lizzo), Tony Nelson (Sonny Thompson), Rich Peterson (Peter Parker), Asata Wright (Toki Wright), Rhymesayers Entertainment (Slug), Sarah White (Sarah White)

    The New Power Generation 2.0

    Prince’s influence on local music lives on, but—like the artist himself—it’s complicated. Read more

    Dec 5, 2016

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    Prince: The Peacock

    Fashion rebel. Sexy m.f.-ing dancer. Prince took swagger to freaky, fabulous heights, influencing a generation of designers and dancers. Read more

    Dec 5, 2016

  • The atrium at Paisley Park

    Photograph courtesy of Paisley Park/NPG Records

    A Curated Tour of Prince's Twin Cities

    Five itineraries. Twenty-five landmarks. One long purple journey. Read more

    Dec 5, 2016

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