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dvsn Remind That Prince & Aaliyah Are One In A Million, With A Purple Mash-Up (Video)

Toronto, Ontario R&B duo dvsn is one of the more recognized acts on Drake's OVO roster. Daniel Daley and Nineteen85 made an impact on Views (see: "Faithful") right around the time they began releasing albums together. The pair's latest, Morning After recently snuck into the US charts' Top 40. Nineteen85... Read more

Why Prince’s Performance Remains The Greatest Super Bowl Halftime Show Ever (Video)

In 1993, Michael Jackson was the biggest Pop star on the planet when he performed at January 31's Super Bowl XXVII's halftime show. The prior year, In Living Color broadcast right at halftime. For football Heads watching the game on CBS, a reported 22 million viewers clicked over to FOX... Read more

Hear The Song That Got Replaced By “The Beautiful Ones” On Prince’s Purple Rain (Audio)

Prince's career and mainstream recognition changed drastically with 1984's Purple Rain. While the Minneapolis, Minnesota musician had enjoyed two Top 10 hits with 1999, this album (and the film it accompanied) tipped the scale and cemented a living legend. Nine tracks and less than 44 minutes long, the #1 album... Read more

Saturday Love: Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis Detail The Making Of A Classic (Video)

Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis are my favorite producers of all-time. That's saying a lot for a person who lives and breathes Hip-Hop and was a big enough Prince fan to believe it had to be him or them, given their well-documented music rivalry. Ironically, it was both Hip-Hop and Prince... Read more

The Revolution Reunite At First Avenue For The Ultimate Prince Tribute (Video)

In the four months since Prince died unexpectedly on April 21, there have been a number of tributes to the fallen icon. Everyone from his longtime friend and collaborator, Sheila E. to Madonna to even The Game has celebrated the legacy of the musical wunderkind from Minneapolis. Last night (9/1),... Read more

Was We Are the World the Downfall of Purple Rain? Read This and You Decide.

In the midst of the 30th anniversary of Prince's iconic Purple Rain album, much has been written and said. For Heads who weren't paying close attention to the media following the hit-packed album, or don't recall various award show moments, a lot can be lost. Alan Light is among the... Read more

Prince Puts On A Private Show For Apollonia’s First-Ever Visit To Paisley Park (Audio)

Over the last 48 hours, Prince concluded the week celebrating 30 years since the film and soundtrack of Purple Rain. While many Heads could speculate that any benchmark anniversary would be business as usual for an Artist such as Prince, they also know that the Twin Cities icon is big... Read more

Prince’s Purple Rain Remembered 30 Years Later (Food For Thought)

It has been 30 years ago this week (June 25 to be exact) that Prince released his magnum opus sixth album, Purple Rain. Twenty million copies sold later, the greatest selling soundtrack of all-time is both a time capsule, and—if we look at it in terms of substance, theme, and... Read more