Donald Trump likely does not care for or about black people. It is evident in his policies, the way he set up his administration, and the way he is currently exploiting the lunacy of Kanye West.
Full disclosure: I’m a Minnesota native. Minneapolis, to be exact. I’m also a black woman, and a musician who counts among her first musical memories seeing the Purple Rain tour live at the Humphrey dome in 1984. Suffice to say, last year I didn’t take Prince’s passing well ...
Yesha Callahan, The Root’s deputy managing editor, is a tyrant.
Once a Prince muse, always a Prince muse. Model Damaris Lewis met Prince in 2010 after receiving a strange call from his manager: An unnamed artist wanted to meet her. The end. Lewis agreed, and weeks later, Prince invited her on his Welcome 2 Australia tour (after she said no to an earlier invitation to join his…
As the first anniversary of the death of Prince Rogers Nelson nears, we must remember that Prince’s legacy in the arts extends beyond music. Aside from his legendary status as a Hall of Fame musician, he starred in four films, three of which he directed.
Man, 2016 really took a weird turn after Prince died.
It has been exactly seven months since the world lost the Purple One, otherwise known as Prince. In memoriam, his music, both classic and unreleased, is being repackaged and reissued to a nation of fans still in disbelief.
The white ruffled shirt that Prince wore in the film Purple Rain (you know, the one he wore by the “purified waters of Lake Minnetonka”) sold for $96,000 this weekend, nearly 32 times its asking price.
(Some suggestions for next month's tribute from a concerned fan who really wants to see BET pull this off)