Today, we tip our raspberry berets to you, Prince.
Norah began her set in the shade of quiet, slow-tempo pieces: "Sleeping Wild" and her lyrics-penned cover of jazz great Horace
This is what it sounds like when doves mourn.
Prince was a private man because he was a proud man. Even the most insecure among us have pride and pride is a very fragile
You only need to scroll through the photos of iconic buildings bathed in purple in the days following Price's death to see
Because Prince could do whatever the hell he wanted.
As a child of the 80s, I was more enthralled by mainstream Michael Jackson, Madonna and Cyndi Lauper than by edgy Prince. My life had little angst, so Prince's dark and dangerous persona held little appeal.
“Prince was always private but would have wanted his music remembered.”
Prince was bold, he was fearless, and wasn't concerned with the opinions of others. He wasn't trying to make friends while here or gain the favors or permission of others. He was here to make music, to change lives, and make an impact on the world.
We can all remember that moment when Prince burst into our lives. It was the moment everything we thought we knew about music, musicianship, and who and what we could love changed.