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To know me is to know I am a Minneapolis native, raised in Chicago, who spent two decades living in Brooklyn, N.Y.—and that basketball is the only sport I even remotely follow (despite my 5-foot, 10-inch frame). So to say I was a little hype over the second release of Nike’s City Edition jerseys would be a slight…

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ABC’s hit show Black-ish is dedicating its 100th episode with a celebration for the musical legend Prince and from the looks of the trailer, the Purple one would approve – it’s going to be a party on your TV. Set your DVR’s because it all goes down Nov. 13 when the tribute episode will air. And of course, […]

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“Black excellence” is a phrase oft-used at The Root, but we’re not sure it’s quite adequate to describe this news: In the midst of completing her highly anticipated drama for Netflix, The Central Park Five, Oscar and Golden Globe-nominated filmmaker Ava DuVernay is also in production on another documentary for the…

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It's been confirmed that feature length documentaries about Chaka Khan and Prince are in the works.

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Donald Trump likely does not care for or about black people. It is evident in his policies, the way he set up his administration, and the way he is currently exploiting the lunacy of Kanye West.

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he University of Minnesota has awarded the late rock star Prince an honorary degree to recognize his influence on music and his role in shaping his hometown of Minneapolis.

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Thousands of Prince fans are asking federal authorities to open a grand […]

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The family of the late rock star Prince is suing a doctor […]

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The family of the late-great rock star Prince Rogers Nelson has filed a lawsuit against his former doctor for failing to treat the singer’s opiate addiction, which ultimately led to his death. As noted by The AP, Prince died of an accidental overdose of fentanyl April 21, 2016. The lawsuit alleges that Dr. Michael Schulenberg […]

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It begins with piano riffs and drum. Prince’s dulcet falsetto pours out the first verse, then drops a register for verse two. It is, in a word, sublime. It is Prince at his most soulful, with the growls and runs that mark his genius.

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BlackKklansman hits theaters today and we can’t wait for the world’s reaction to the Spike Lee joint that highlights how much is at stake when we let hatred reign supreme. The flick stars John David Washington as Ron Stallworth, the real-life detective who successfully infiltrated the Ku Klux Klan in the 1970s and draws undeniable […]

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Jay-Z is working on a full-length album of previously released music from Prince and will release it on Tidal

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Meek Mill’s Judge Refuses to Remove Herself From the Case: Judge Genece Brinkley will not […]

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Two years ago on this day, we lost the enigmatic artist known as Prince. The 57-year-old died in his Paisley Park estate in Minnesota. To honor Prince’s life on this day, Here are five interesting facts about the man who provided the soundtrack to our lives.

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It’s been two years since the world was rocked by the news that Prince, one of the most talented artists to roam this earth, had died in his home. As the world grappled with such a significant loss, others attempted to fill the void with some of their fondest memories of Prince. Sharing stories of […]

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An Appreciation, Draymond Green, Golden State Warriors, Kevin Durant, NBA, Prince, Shaun Livingston, Stephen Curry, Steve Kerr -

OAKLAND, California — Beyoncé and Jay-Z. Rihanna. Floyd Mayweather Jr. Rapper E-40. Neymar. Dave Chappelle. Russell Wilson and Ciara. Snoop Dogg. These are a few of the celebrities who have sat courtside to watch the Golden State Warriors. But of all the stars who have graced the seats at Oracle Arena, none distracted the Warriors […]

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Almost two years to the day after Prince died from a fentanyl overdose, authorities in Minnesota have announced that there will be no criminal charges in the case.

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As NTSB Investigate Deadly Southwest Airline Flight,  Pictures Reveal Panic Passengers Wearing Oxygen Mask Incorrectly: […]

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Longtime Beyonce critic Wendy Williams unexpectedly changed her tune.

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Now that we have come to the final night of the NBA season, the basketball gods have blessed us with a winner-take-all showdown in Minneapolis between the Denver Nuggets and Minnesota Timberwolves for the eighth seed in the Western Conference. The loser goes fishing, and the winner gets the honor of being molly whupped by […]

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The autopsy report for legendary singer Prince determined that an ‘exceedingly high’ level of the opioid fentanyl was detected in his body when he died April 21, 2016.  Six weeks following The Purple One’s death, it was confirmed that fentanyl, a drug known to be 50 times more powerful than heroin, was, in fact, Prince’s cause […]

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Monday 03.05.18 NFL commissioner Roger Goodell, showing the young boys how it’s done, ran a faster 40-yard dash time (5.41) than six draft prospects. Professional boxer Canelo Alvarez, last seen accepting a steak from Sylvester Stallone in a Mexican beer commercial, tested positive for a banned substance that his camp is blaming on contaminated meat […]

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Prince’s Siblings Worried They Won’t Receive Any Inheritance: According to TMZ, Prince’s estate spends approximately $600K a […]

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Apparently bowing to social media pressure, Justin Timberlake reportedly backed out of using a Prince hologram during his Super Bowl performance at the last minute. Page Six reported that Timberlake was gearing up to use a Prince hologram of the late icon, but social media pressure scared him off of the idea. “He was 100 percent ready to […]

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One night in the mid-1990s, Kevin Garnett was hanging out with a few of his Minnesota Timberwolves teammates at South Beach, his favorite Minneapolis nightclub at the time. He saw a legend walking toward him. The icon pulled Garnett to the side — Prince wanted to have a conversation about basketball. Prince loved the game, […]

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Afshin Shahidi was Prince's private photographer for 20 years, and he considered the late singer to be a good friend.

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Nearly 5,000 people have signed a petition proposing that a statue of Christopher Columbus be taken down and replaced instead by a statue of Prince.

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The Pantone Color Institute has released a purple color in Prince's honor, in collaboration with the musician's estate.

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John Blackwell Jr., the drummer who toured with Prince, died on Tuesday at the age of 43.

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Prince's family is reportedly putting the kibosh on new music releases until after their reality show debuts, because they want them aired first on the show.

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