Here’s a celebration mix of the life and music of The Purple One, The Artist, The Artist Formerly Known As Prince etc… Featuring my favorite tracks, Kiss, Raspberry Beret, Wanna Be My Lover, Little Red Corvette, Erotic City, When Doves Cry and more. He was a master of music and performed like no other. May the music live on forever. Stream and Download on Soundcloud and http://mixcloud.com/djwrex Have a great weekend.
“Music is music, ultimately. If it makes you feel good, cool.” – Prince
Wanna Be My Lover
Little Red Corvette
When Doves Cry
I Would Die For You
The Most Beautiful Girl
Prince Rogers Nelson (better known as Prince) (June 7, 1958 – April 21, 2016) was an American singer-songwriter, actor, movie director, composer, record producer and musician. He was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
He was known for blending erotic lyrics with funk rock and technology. He had ten platinum albums and thirty Top 40 singles during his career.His releases have sold over 80 million copies worldwide. From 1993 to 2000, Prince changed his name to a symbol looking something like this: O(+> . Since this symbol was impossible to pronounce, people began calling him “The Artist Formerly Known As Prince.”
In addition to his own musical career, he was a “talent promoter” for the careers of Sheila E., Carmen Electra, The Time and Vanity 6.
Prince has sold over 100 million records worldwide, making him one of the best-selling artists of all time. He won seven Grammy Awards, a Golden Globe Award, and an Academy Award. Rolling Stone ranked Prince at number 27 on its list of the 100 Greatest Artists of All Time. He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2004. This was the first year he was eligible.
On April 21, 2016, Prince died at his Paisley Park recording studio and home in Chanhassen, Minnesota at the age of 57.