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Questions tagged [prince]

For questions about the musician Prince and his music.

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How much different was Prince's income on records sold, given all his roles?

In pop music, it's rare to wear more than one hat. But a Prince record is typically written, composed, arranged, performed and produced by Prince. Is anyone in the music industry familiar with the ...
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Did Prince and Sheila E. really record her debut album, The Glamorous Life, in a week?

In an interview with Essence from 14 July 2017 Sheila E. tells the following story about her debut album, The Glamorous Life: What memories do you have of recording your debut, The Glamorous Life, ...
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Was Prince involved in Kim Basinger's unreleased album from the early 1990s?

In the early 1990s, Kim Basinger apparently recorded an album that remains unreleased. It is often illegally available on various services and is usually described as a Prince production, along the ...
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Was the release of Prince's Black Album in November 1994 done against his wishes?

On 1 December 1987 Prince abruptly cancelled the release of The Black Album (a.k.a. The Funk Bible), a week prior to its release date. He even urged his fans not to buy bootleg copies via a "hidden" ...
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Did Prince fulfill his album obligations WRT his “$100 million contract” with Warner Bros. Records in 1992?

While we do not know all the details regarding Prince's infamous "$100 million contract" with Warner Bros. Records in 1992 with certainty, what is known that it tied him to the record company for a ...
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Nine inch Nail's Satellite is inspired by which Prince's song?

A long time ago I've heard a Prince song that supposedly inspired Trent Reznor to create Nine Inch Nail's Satellite, but I can't remember its name.
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What were the specifics of Prince's “$100 million contract” with Warner Bros. Records in 1992?

In 1992, Prince signed a reported $100 million contract with Warner Bros. Records. What were the specifics of this contract?