6/7/1958 - 4/21/2016
Remembering the life, death and hip-hop legacy of Prince Rogers Nelson
Prince Rogers Nelson, the musical superstar known better simply as Prince, died April 21. He was 57.
One of the best-selling musicians of all time, a singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist, Prince won seven Grammy awards, a Golden Globe, and an Academy Award. Songs including “When Doves Cry,” “Raspberry Beret,” and “Kiss” soared to popularity and became pop-culture staples, widely known by fans of all genres of music. His broad appeal was due in part to the eclectic combinations of...