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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 -- Check Out My New Fro!

Prince
Check Out My New Fro!

Dig if you will the picture ... of Prince engaged in an old school afro.With his usual Kris Jenner-ish shag cut nowhere in sight, the 54-year-old purple wonder made a rare TV appearance on "The… READ MORE >

Prince's Perfume Deal Costs Him Nearly $4 Mil

Prince
Stinky Perfume Deal Could Cost Him Millions

A deal Prince made to promote his own perfume is going to leave the diminutive singer nearly $4 million in the purple red ... after a quasi-judge concluded he should fork over millions of bucks… READ MORE >

- 957 days ago
Janet Jackson -- Prince of Pop?

Janet Jackson
Prince of Pop?

Here's pop diva Janet Jackson at an amfAR event in Cannes on Thursday -- and music legend Prince at an awards show last year.Unbeweaveable.We're just sayin'. READ MORE >

- 1063 days ago
Prince To Staff: Whitney's Welcome at My Shows!

Prince To Staff:
Whitney's Welcome at My Shows!

Apparently, Prince had no idea Whitney Houston had been blacklisted from his concerts ... and now, The Purple One wants everyone to know "she's always welcome 4 all of eternity."TMZ had confirmed… READ MORE >

- 1071 days ago
Whitney Houston -- Banned From Prince Shows

Whitney Houston -- Banned From Prince Shows

Whitney Houston has lost her Prince privileges ... because sources tell TMZ the Purple One's people became so fed up with her erratic behavior and constant ticket demands ... that she is no longer… READ MORE >

- 1073 days ago
Prince's Ex-Wife Mayte: 'Memba Her?

Prince's Ex-Wife Mayte
'Memba Her?

While she did date Tommy Lee a few years back, singer/dancer Mayte first became famous for being Prince's wife in the '90s. Guess what she looks like now! READ MORE >

- 1221 days ago
Michael Jackson's New Album -- Now Prince Free

Michael Jackson's New Album -- Now Prince Free

Prince has always been a strange and mysterious man -- but now he's found a way to magically appear and then disappear from the cover of the new Michael Jackson album. The cover to the album,… READ MORE >

- 1256 days ago
New Michael Jackson Tracks -- Real or Phony?

New Michael Jackson Tracks -- Real or Phony?

Two of Michael Jackson's children are adamant -- some of the soon-to-be released MJ song tracks are frauds.As we have been reporting, Sony will be releasing a Michael Jackson album before… READ MORE >

- 1261 days ago
This Is What It Sounds Like When Prince Pays His Bill

This Is What It Sounds Like
When Prince Pays His Bill

Dig if you will the picture ... of Prince paying off his legal debt to a high-powered, Los Angeles attorney. Sorry, it's not as sexy as anything in "Purple Rain."As we first reported, Prince was… READ MORE >

- 1308 days ago
Prince's Wendy & Lisa: 'Memba Them?

Prince's Wendy & Lisa: 'Memba Them?

In the '80s, Wendy Melvoin and Lisa Coleman (seen here on the cover of Rolling Stone magazine) became famous as members of Prince's band The Revolution. Guess what they look like now! READ MORE >

- 1336 days ago

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