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R.I.P. Prince

Prince Rogers Nelson (June 7, 1958 – April 21, 2016), known as Prince, was an American singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, and actor. He was a musical innovator and known for his eclectic work, flamboyant stage presence, extravagant dress and makeup, and wide vocal range. His music integrates a wide variety of styles, including funk, rock, R&B, soul, psychedelia, and pop. He has sold over 100 million records worldwide, making him one of the best-selling artists of all time.[1] He won seven Grammy Awards,[2] a Golden Globe Award,[3] and an Academy Award for the film Purple Rain.[4] He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2004, the first year of his eligibility.[5] Rolling Stone ranked Prince at number 27 on its list of the 100 Greatest Artists of All Time.[more]

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    Rihanna’s ‘Work’ song origins

    Is Not Tropical House.

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      R.I.P. Guru Josh

      The musician Guru Josh (Paul Walden), who had his biggest hit with Infinity in 1990 as rave culture swept Britain, has died aged 51 in Ibiza on Monday. He commited suicide. Born in Jersey, Walden studied dentistry, then had a spell in the US before moving to London in the late 1980s, where he worked as a booking agent and played pub gigs with his band, Joshua Cries Wolf. at one show an audience member gave him an ecstasy pill, which changed his outlook on life. In response, Walden decided to explore the burgeoning rave scene, then reinvented himself as Guru Josh, making house music with his band’s saxophone player, known as Mad Mick. “I’m more like a mad inventor than a musician. About a year ago, I patented a new invention that’s being manufactured in China at the moment. It’s a big secret but you’ll know about it soon. People say it’s the next cat’s eyes.”

      Addicted to stuff, but an icon of the 90s.

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        Blog Break Day

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