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Prince

Wax Poetics commemorates one of the most prolific artists of our time. Our Prince connection features Q&As with collaborators, related Re:Discoveries, and remembrances from the Purple One's friends and associates.

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The Mountain

Purple Rain is considered Prince and the Revolution’s peak, but Prince never went backwards. Parade climbed mighty heights as the Revolution’s final album.


Written by Chris Williams

The Mountain





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May U Live 2 See the Dawn

I never met Prince, but I shared a building with him in 1998 and 2004 on different tour stops. All I have to share are the memories I have of what his music and showmanship meant to me.


Written by Eric Luecking

May U Live 2 See the Dawn

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The Master

At just eighteen years of age, Prince self-produced his debut album, 1978’s For You, writing all the music and playing every instrument himself.


Written by Chris Williams

The Master