(GALLERY) In Celebration of New Prince Music, Check Out His Best Hits
Just over five years after his unexpected and tragic passing, The Purple One is dropping new music!
According to the New York Times, Prince's estate will soon be releasing never-before-heard music from the Paisley Park Vault. The upcoming 12-track album, titled "Welcome 2 America" is reported to be a political album, relevant to the current times - though it was created over a decade ago. Learn more about Prince's new album, and the history behind it, here.
I once had the opportunity to see Prince perform at The MYTH in Maplewood, Minnesota. It is a tiny, intimate nightclub, where any spot you stand is close to the stage. It would have been a mind-blowing show! But, the show happened to be the same weekend as my little brother's high school graduation. Unfortunately, I never got another chance to see one of my favorite icons live.
In honor of the announcement of his new album, here are some of my favorite Prince songs: