How Prince Used ‘Planet Earth’ to Set Up Some Iconic Shows
'Planet Earth' was far from Prince's best work, but it built up hype for his 21-night stand at the O2 Arena in London.
Prince’s ‘Dirty Mind': A Guide to Every Track
Prince's third album was a clear artistic advancement on its predecessor, exploring adult themes in a daring way.
Prince’s ‘Diamonds and Pearls': A Guide to Every Track
Coming after a few underperforming albums, 1991's 'Diamonds and Pearls' was a career reboot for Prince.
Prince’s ‘The Gold Experience': A Guide to Every Track
Prince released 'The Gold Experience' in the middle of his public feud with Warner Bros.
Prince Bypasses Passport Control With ‘International Lover’
Prince had originally intended "International Lover" to be for the Time, but he took it back and used it to close out '1999.'
Prince Strips Down for ‘Why the Butterflies’
A song from Prince's 'A Piano & a Microphone' finds him building something captivating around only one chord and a few lyrics.
Prince Explores His Gospel Roots With ‘Mary Don’t You Weep’
We examine the history of the gospel standard, which closes out Spike Lee’s 'BlacKkKlansman' in a newly unearthed recording by Prince.