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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 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 >

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 >

- 1571 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 >

- 1720 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 >

- 1755 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 >

- 1759 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 >

- 1806 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 >

- 1834 days ago
Lawyer to Prince: Show Me Your Symbol ... $$$

Lawyer to Prince: Show Me Your Symbol ... $$$

Prince is getting dragged into court by high powered attorney Ed McPherson -- who claims his purple highness owes him a royal fortune ... nearly $50,000 for services rendered.According to the… READ MORE >

- 1851 days ago
Prince vs. Rod Stewart: Who'd You Rather?

Prince vs. Rod Stewart
Who'd You Rather?

Two veteran rockers performed overseas on the Fourth of July: Prince (left) played in Denmark, while Rod Stewart (right) took the stage in Germany. Question is ...   READ MORE >

- 1880 days ago
Jackson Kids Emerge Post Stun Gun Incident

Jackson Kids Emerge Post Stun Gun Incident

On a family outing for the first time since the LAPD began investigating that whole stun gun mess, Jackson family children (L-R) Paris, Blanket, Prince, Jaafar and Jermajesty all went to the… READ MORE >

- 1999 days ago

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