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Prince documents unsealed: No meds in home were prescribed to him

<b>(CNN) —</b> None of the medications found in Prince's home following his death last year were prescribed to him, according to court documents unsealed Monday.<p>Bottles of opioid painkillers -- some prescribed to Prince's former drummer and longtime friend Kirk Johnson -- were found in several places in …

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In Prince estate case, blood relation may be unnecessary

A legal wrinkle in Prince's estate case shows you might not have to be a blood relative to inherit some of the late rock superstar's sizable fortune.<p>No will has surfaced since Prince accidentally overdosed on painkillers in April, so his sister, Tyka Nelson, and five half-siblings are likely to be …

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AP Source: DNA test shows Colorado inmate not Prince's son

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — DNA test results show a Colorado prison inmate is not Prince's son, a person who has seen a sealed document said Wednesday.<p>The finding means that Carlin Q. Williams is not entitled to inherit a fortune worth up to $300 million.<p>The person who spoke to The Associated Press was not …

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Prince: 10 Memorable (and Surprising) Movies Featuring His Songs

The late legendary artist might be most famous for his turn on the big screen in 'Purple Rain,' but his songs have played in countless other films, …

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Janelle Monáe, D'Angelo, The Roots, & Sheila E. to Honor Prince at BET Awards - Rap-Up

BET honors Prince.<p>After last month’s Billboard Music Awards tribute featuring Madonna and Stevie Wonder, BET is planning its own salute to the Purple …

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20 Times Prince Blessed Us With His Prince-ness

Prince, as an artist and perhaps even more so as a human being, was truly one of a kind. From his revolutionary music to his unforgettable fashion …

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Why “When Doves Cry” Almost Didn’t Happen & Many Other Wonderful Prince Secrets

While some are fixating on how Prince died, here’s a fantastic look at how he LIVED. 20 years ago, when Prince released his first ever greatest hits …

Prince’s Cause Of Death Has Officially Been Confirmed By Police

When news broke of Prince’s passing this past April, there were several rumors swirling around the iconic star’s death, but we can now say with definitive proof what killed the irreplaceable legend. According to the Associated Press, local law enforcement have officially stated that Prince died of …

Prince's Cause of Death: Opioid Overdose

Tests confirm accidental Fentanyl overdose after weeks of speculation<p><b>UPDATE:</b> Nearly two years after Prince's death, a newly unsealed toxicology …

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Questlove Pens List Explaining Why Prince Was 'Hip-Hop Pioneer'

Drummer provides 40 reasons why artist was huge influence on rap, like how Prince "ghostwrote for everyone," "used mad aliases," "refused 2 b …

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Funky? Soulful? Of course. But Prince was a brilliant lyricist, too

Much has already been written about Prince the composer, Prince the performer and band leader, Prince the musical pioneer. His skills at crafting a pop song and making it just weird enough to jump out amid lesser specimens was unparalleled.<p>Criminally less celebrated are his lyrics. Where aged, …

Like Everyone Else, Obama Woke Up Friday Morning And Played Prince's 'Purple Rain'

President Obama, in London to meet with the British prime minister, joked that he "warmed up" for those meetings this morning playing Prince's "Purple Rain" and "Delirious."<p>Obama has long been a fan of the musician, who died yesterday at the age of 57.<p>The president said he is staying at the U.S. …

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Maya Rudolph Pays Tribute to 'Most F--king Incredible' Prince

'SNL' veteran's cover band Princess plays emotional, funky show during Austin comedy festival: "He was our hero"<p>Dearly beloved," Maya Rudolph said, …

'He was family': Music star Prince stayed home in Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Bob Dylan left Minnesota, but Prince never did.<p>When the music superstar died at age 57, it was in the same suburban Minneapolis studio compound where he had lived for years. He could have opted for the glamour of either coast but stayed home, where fans occasionally saw him in …

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Prince kept a swear box at Paisley Park, friends reveal

Prince GIFs<p>Princekept a swear jar in his multi-million dollar estate which he made visitors and fellow musicians put money in.<p>The raunchy pop star was also a dedicated Jehova's Witness who made anyone using bad language at his Paisley Park mansion in Minnesota pay up to $10 a time.<p>"He didn't want …

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Kooky lawsuit claims Prince's music all belongs to some guy in California

LOS ANGELES — <i>Let's go crazy! Let's get nuts! Let's file a lawsuit claiming all of Prince's music belongs to us!</i><p>We are going to let the elevator bring …

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Watch Beyonce's Touching Tributes to Prince, Vanity

Singer opened Formation World Tour in Miami on Wednesday night<p>Beyoncé paid tribute to Prince at the opening night of her Formation World Tour in …

Prince's 'Purple Rain' Motorcycle Blazer Up for Auction

Black-and-white, leather blazer priced up to $8,000 in June sale<p>A coat worn by Prince in iconic 1984 film <i>Purple Rain</i> is going up for auction. The …

The final meal Prince's chefs prepared for him

Prince was living the good life until his untimely death.<p>Ray and Juell Roberts of Peoples Organic restaurant were the late music icon's personal chefs. Following his death, the husband-and-wife team opened up to City Pages about what it was like working for a legend, Prince's high expectations and …

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Prince's estate: Still no will, but search continues

<b>Chaska, Minnesota (CNN) —</b> A court hearing to determine the fate of Prince's estate -- including the contents of a secretive vault the musician left behind at Paisley Park -- concluded Monday with a special administrator appointed but no will discovered.<p>While a search for the late pop icon's will …

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Misty Copeland Remembers Her Former Collaborator Prince: 'He Will Forever Live On'

People all around the world have been speaking out on Prince’s legacy since his death on April 21.<p>Among those is ballerina Misty Copeland – the …

Prince to Be Simulcast on Radio Stations ‘7 Hours and 13 Days’ After His Death

Exactly 7 hours and 13 days after Prince’s death, radio stations across the country will team up to pay homage to the musical icon, who died on April …

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Why Minneapolis Loved Prince, and He Loved His Hometown

<i>Excerpted from TIME’s</i> Prince: An Artist’s Life<i>, a 96-page, fully illustrated commemorative edition. Available at retailers and at Amazon.com.</i><p>For most …

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Music Writers on the Prince Songs That Defined Their Lives

Prince is dead, and that sucks, but what he leaves behind changed us forever.<p>Prince is dead at 57, and that fucking sucks. So we asked people to write about their favorite moments from his insanely rich and varied career.<p>CONTROVERSY<p>"Controversy" was the first Prince song I fell in love with. I saw …

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4 Prince Videos You Should Watch Right Now

Prince, the iconic gender- and genre-busting musician, died on Thursday.<p>We've covered the news here. But there's also no better way to remember the star than through his performances. Here are four that you should watch right now.<p>1. 'When Doves Cry'<p>Prince's biggest hit was released in 1984, as the …

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