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Prince

Prince (born Prince Rogers Nelson; June 7, 1958) is an American singer, songwriter, musician, and actor. He has produced ten platinum albums and thirty Top 40 singles during his career. He established his own recording studio and label; writing, self-producing and playing most, or all, of the instruments on his recordings. In addition, he has been a "talent promoter" for the careers of Sheila E., Carmen Electra, The Time and Vanity 6, and his songs have been recorded by these artists and others (including Chaka Khan, The Bangles, Sinéad O'Connor, and even Kim Basinger). He also has several hundred unreleased songs in his "vault". Born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Prince developed an interest in music at an early age, writing his first song at age seven. After recording songs with his cousin's band 94 East, seventeen-year-old Prince recorded several unsuccessful demo tapes before releasing his debut album, For You, in 1978. His 1979 album, Prince, went platinum due to the success of the singles "Why You Wanna Treat Me So Bad?" and "I Wanna Be Your Lover". His next three records, Dirty Mind (1980), Controversy (1981), and 1999 (1982) continued his success, showcasing Prince's trademark

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Prince
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Madonna & Stevie Wonder
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Prince
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Carlos Boozer
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Prince
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'Weird Al' Yankovic
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- 10 days ago
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Prince
Dueling TV Specials Siblings at War

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- 10 days ago
Sinbad -- Prince Feuding About to Get Crazy ... Everyone Wants a Piece (VIDEO)

Sinbad
Prince Feuding About to Get Crazy ... Everyone Wants a Piece

The rift between Prince's family and Prince's church did not affect his memorial service ... according to Sinbad, who was in attendance.  The comedian was coming back to L.A. after… READ MORE >

- 10 days ago
The Game -- 'Mad' Love for Prince ... $65,000 Worth!!

The Game
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