Prince performed this mournful version of "Dreamer" at his Dance Rally 4 Peace at @officialpaisleypark on May 2, 2015, held in response to the death of Freddie Gray. Prince started the concert by saying, "To all those deserving, rest in peace." Rest in peace, George Floyd. You can listen to the performance at the link in bio.
On February 15, 2020, the visionary vocalist, songwriter, and bassist Meshell Ndegeocello gave a special performance of her show "Prince Reimagined" at Paisley Park. For a limited time only, watch video of her performance exclusively at paisleypark.com/meshell (link in bio ) @officialpaisleypark #prince @officialmeshell
Thank you to the purple family around the world who joined us for last night's @youtube premiere of "Prince and The Revolution: Live," including @therevolution themselves! And thanks to all who donated to the Covid-19 Response Fund. 🟣 "Prince and The Revolution: Live" will remain on @youtube until Sunday at 11:59 p.m. CDT. Watch it at the link in bio.
Take a closer look at the new box set Up All Nite with Prince: The One Nite Alone Collection coming May 29 from The Prince Estate and @sonylegacyuk Preorder Up All Nite with Prince. Link can be found in our bio.
The Prince Estate, in partnership with @youtube , will host a three-day streaming event of Prince and the Revolution: Live, a historic concert captured at the Carrier Dome in Syracuse, NY on March 30, 1985. 🟣 To celebrate the streaming release of Prince and the Revolution: Live, The Prince Estate and YouTube will host a watch party on Thursday, May 14, at 7 p.m. CDT. An hour before the watch party, at 6 p.m. CDT, fans will have the opportunity to participate in a special pre-stream Q&A with Revolution drummer Bobby Z., moderated by Andrea Swensson of Minnesota Public Radio’s 89.3 The Current. 🟣 Prince and the Revolution: Live will be available on Prince’s official YouTube Channel for three days only (through 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, May 17 ). In collaboration with YouTube and Google, the streaming event will run in support of the COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund for the @who (powered by @unfoundation and Swiss Philanthropy Foundation ). Any viewer donations will include a matching component from @google (Google.org will match $2 for every $1, up to $5 million ). 🟣 The links to the YouTube stream and the support fund can be found in Stories and bio.
Little Richard's influence on music cannot be understated. He didn't just open doors, he smashed entire walls to pieces to make way for all who would come after him. Rest in peace to the King of Rock 'n' Roll. #riplittlerichard
When the Webby Awards presented Prince with a Lifetime Achievement Award in 2006, they stated that Prince had "forever altered the landscape of online musical distribution," and added that "Prince’s leadership online has transformed the entertainment industry and reshaped the relationship between artist and fan." . . . ✨ The Prince Estate is honored to carry forward Prince's legacy of groundbreaking work online with an evolving collection of websites and digital projects that celebrate his legacy. Two of those projects, the "Becoming" website and the podcast "Prince: The Story of 1999," have been nominated for Webby Awards this month. . . .✨ Explore the "Becoming" website, including an interactive map of early Prince landmarks and oral histories from his earliest collaborators, at becoming.prince.com . . .✨ Vote for "Becoming" in the Cultural Blog/Website category: https://vote.webbyawards.com/PublicVoting #/2020/websites/general-websites/cultural-blogwebsite . . .✨ "Prince : The Story of 1999" is a four-part documentary podcast created in partnership with The Current and Warner Records. Find the entire series here: https://lnk.to/TheStoryOf1999 . . .✨ And vote for "Prince: The Story of 1999" in the Music Podcast category: https://vote.webbyawards.com/PublicVoting #/2020/podcasts/general-series/music . . .✨ Photo of Prince in 1977 by Robert Whitman. Follow the link in bio to access these digital experiences and vote for both.
Starting this Friday, @siriusxm will host a new channel dedicated entirely to Prince. Stream for free until 5/31 and catch takeovers and special playlists from Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis, Sheila E., and the debut of a never-before-heard radio show Prince created with @DJRASHIDA in 2005. "I don’t think anybody knows that it exists other than the people who directly worked on it or were there while we were working on it," Rashida said, describing the lost 3121 Radio show. "It’s such a trip listening back to it just now." Links in bio to stream. @sheilaedrummer @flytetymejam
"His musicality, his creativity, his boldness – everything about him is really the kind of blueprint for what an artist should be." John Legend reflects on Prince's legacy ahead of "Let's Go Crazy: The GRAMMY Salute to Prince," airing Tuesday, April 21 at 9 p.m. ET on @cbstv - @johnlegend
"He was the best bass player, he was the best guitar player, he was the best drummer, he was the best singer, he was the best dancer. He was just the best." See Dave Grohl’s tribute on "Let’s Go Crazy: The GRAMMY Salute to Prince," airing Tuesday, April 21 at 9 p.m. ET on @cbstv - @davestruestories
"He was respected by so many, and he touched so many lives. He made music for everybody. And I really try to channel that when I make music." H.E.R. will perform "The Beautiful Ones" on "Let’s Go Crazy: The GRAMMY Salute to Prince," airing Tuesday, April 21 at 9 p.m. ET on @cbstv - @hermusicofficial
"He’s the best. That’s the pinnacle. And as a guitar player, I think he’s the best guitar player in the world." Gary Clark Jr. will honor Prince with a performance of "The Cross" on "Let’s Go Crazy: The GRAMMY Salute to Prince," airing Tuesday, April 21 at 9 p.m. ET on @cbstv - @garyclarkjr
"The tribute to his body of work—it’s emotional. His art lives on," says Morris Day, who reunited with his Purple Rain co-star Jerome Benton for "Let's Go Crazy: The GRAMMY Salute to Prince." The two-hour tribute airs Tuesday, April 21 at 9 p.m. ET on @cbstv
Prince was an unparalleled and boundless live performer. Experience a career-spanning playlist Prince: Live from @applemusic , including tracks from just-released Live at the Aladdin Las Vegas Sampler EP. Link will also be in bio and Stories: https://Prince.lnk.to/live/applemusic
Prince has inspired generations of people, and his legacy is strengthened every time a story about his impact is shared. What does Prince mean to you? Share your own story on your Story, tag @Prince and we’ll post some of the responses in the coming days.
@minnesotapublicradio ‘s Purple Current is going all-Prince, all day today to celebrate its 2nd anniversary. Stream it at the link in bio.