The Prince Cloud replica guitar worldwide release has been announced by Schecter Guitar Research, commonly known simply as Schecter- a US guitar, bass and amplifier manufacturer. Of all the instruments that Prince played throughout his career, the iconic Cloud Guitar has one of the most alluring and mysterious backstories. The Cloud Guitar first entered the […]

The Prince Store at MSP Airport – Terminal 1 Concourse F

A new Prince store opened recently in the Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport (MSP). It is the first of its kind offering an expanded line of merchandise beyond the gift shop at Paisley Park. Located in the main mall area at Terminal 1 near the south checkpoint, the store sells Paisley Park tour tickets and official Prince merchandise including t-shirts, […]


(June 13, 2019) Paisley Park in Chanhassen, Minnesota has announced new curated exhibits celebrating five decades in Prince’s remarkable career. Visitors will have the rare opportunity to see instruments, wardrobe pieces and personal items from Paisley Park’s vast archive – many on display for the first time ever – highlighting creative eras including For You, […]

Prince Rave Un2 the Year 2000 Concert on PBS June 1, 2019

(May 30, 2019) PBS stations across the United States will air Prince Rogers Nelson’s 1999 concert, Rave Un2 the Year 2000 this weekend on Saturday, June 1. Originally recorded on  December 17th and 18th, 1999 at Paisley Park in Chanhassen, Minnesota, the concert film was first broadcast via iN Demand Pay-Per-View on New Year’s Eve, 1999 and later […]

Prince Music Madness Game

On May 28th and 29th, Prince’s Friend premieres an all new video playing a solo “Prince Madness” game.  Follow along by saving the image below and CLICK on the links below to watch the 2-part video on YouTube. Also, we would love to know your results of playing the Prince Madness brackets, so please comment […]

Prince’s Friend Interviews Journalist and Author Neal Karlen

Former Rolling Stone journalist Neal Karlen, who did two in-depth interviews with Prince and who had an unlikely friendship with the him over the period of 30+ years, is interviewed by Prince’s Friend during Celebration 2019 in the above video. There was a time when Prince didn’t do interviews, but allowed only this journalist to […]


YouTube channel host Prince’s Friend has carved out a niche for himself as a Prince Rogers Nelson historian in the entertainment industry’s world of music fandoms. Our channel works independently of the Prince estate but remains aligned with the overall mission of keeping Prince’s legacy alive through explorations of his songs, albums, movies, messaging, estate news, as well as his posthumous celebration events and music releases. Prince’s Friend takes some deep dives into Prince’s career which spanned over five decades and looks closely at all directions of his journey. (READ MORE)


Prince sold over 100 million records worldwide, making him one of the best-selling artists of all time. He won seven GRAMMY® Awards, a Golden Globe Award, and an Academy Award® for the film Purple Rain, all of which are displayed at Paisley Park. He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2004, the first year of his eligibility. Prince was born in Minneapolis and resided in the Minneapolis area throughout his life.


Paisley Park, Prince’s private estate and production compound in Chanhassen, offers fans of the late music icon the unprecedented opportunity to tour the legendary, 65,000-square-foot complex that served as the center of Prince’s creative universe. Operated by P Park Management, guided tours take visitors throughout the extensive main floor of Paisley Park, including recording and mixing studios where Prince recorded, produced and mixed most of his biggest hits, exhibit spaces that chronicle films such as Purple Rain and Graffiti Bridge, Prince’s private NPG Music Club, and a massive soundstage and concert hall where Prince rehearsed for concert tours and held exclusive, private events and performances. The tour also features hundreds of artifacts from Prince’s personal archives, including iconic concert wardrobe, awards, musical instruments and concert memorabilia.


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