Prince’s Death

The legendary Prince, born Prince Rogers Nelson, was born on June 7, 1958 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A cousin of Prince says family members and close friends gathered in Minneapolis to say goodbye to the musician and remember his life. Prince died April 21 of an accidental drug overdose. He was 57. Cousin Chazz Smith told KARE-TV that Friday’s service was held at a Minneapolis church. Another private service […]

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A judge in Minnesota has given the administrator of Prince‘s estate approval to sell some properties belonging to the late recording artist. Prince’s home and recording complex, Paisley Park, is not on the list of properties Bremer Trust wants to liquidate. Most of the properties, including homes, vacant lots and buildings, are […]

CHASKA, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota judge overseeing Prince‘s estate said Thursday he’ll consider allowing cameras in court on a hearing-by-hearing basis, but broader questions of access into business dealings of the late superstar’s entertainment empire — and the many potential heirs claiming a stake to it — will have to wait. Media organizations, including […]

CHASKA, Minn. (AP) — A judge says a Minnesota law firm may have “potentially relevant” information for determining who should inherit Prince‘s estate. Carver County Judge Kevin Eide gave permission for the Minneapolis law firm Henson & Efron, which formerly represented Prince, to privately share that information with Bremer Trust, the special administrator overseeing Prince’s […]

CHASKA, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota judge overseeing the legal proceedings surrounding Prince‘s estate said Monday there will be no quick decisions on who should be allowed to inherit from the late megastar. Prince died in late April of an accidental drug overdose, with no known will or children. A sister and five half-siblings are […]

A few weeks after the Billboard Music Awards’ tribute to Prince, BET has proven that their tribute to the the Purple One will indeed be what fans have been clamoring for since news broke that the icon died of an overdose in April.   Along with Janelle Monae, D’Angelo, The Roots and Sheila E., the network promises […]

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The special administrator handling Prince‘s estate is proposing an aggressive timeline for testing claims of heirship to the music superstar’s fortune. The order filed Thursday in Carver County District Court would require existing claimants to file a sworn affidavit by June 10. A three-page questionnaire asks for details on parentage, birth certificate, […]

CHICAGO (AP) — Tests show that Prince died of an opioid overdose, a law-enforcement official told The Associated Press on Thursday. The 57-year-old singer was found dead April 21 at his Minneapolis-area estate. The official, who is close to the investigation, spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to speak to the […]

As part of The Huffington Post’s video series Talk To Me, Nicole Richie interviews her dad Lionel Richie about a number of topics, including how he came to adopt her upon making an important “discovery” during a Prince concert. “The discovery was not the show for Prince,” Lionel said. “The discovery was: there’s a 2-year-old […]

Soon after Madonna’s forgettable Prince tribute at the 2016 Billboard Music Awards, BET tweeted a teaser video of their upcoming Prince tribute saying, “Yeah, we saw that. Don’t worry, we got you.” Madonna is finally clapping back at BET for criticizing her performance, which received mixed reviews from fans who felt underwhelmed by her appearance. […]

Prince has made music history yet again as he currently holds the record for the highest number of positions held on the Billboard 200 album chart in a one-week span. For the week of May 14th, the late musician had 19 albums on the chart, just one away from controlling 10 percent of the entire […]