Corey Irwin is a writer and editor for Ultimate Classic Rock. He’s spent more than 15 years working in radio, including stints in Los Angeles and San Francisco. In addition to UCR, he has written for Diffuser, Ultimate Prince and Music Connection Magazine
Hear Prince’s Song ‘Hot Summer’ From ‘Welcome 2 America’
Purple One originally debuted the song on Minnesota public radio in 2010, but it never received an official release.
Clarence Williams III, ‘Purple Rain’ Actor, Dead at 81
Actor played Prince's father in the 1984 classic.
Prince ‘Forgot the Password’ to His Vault of Music
As a result, the music icon hadn't visited his archives in years.
5 Years Ago: Prince Plays His Final Concert
Prince took his final bow on April 14, 2016.
The ‘Ugly’ Secret Behind Prince’s Epic Guitar Solos
Finally, fans know the truth.
DMX Said Prince ‘Schooled’ Him About the Music Industry
Late rapper admitted it "felt like my grandfather smacked the s--t out of me" when his conversation with Prince was over.
Unheard Prince Songs Featured on ‘60 Minutes’
Tracks will be released as part of the 'Welcome to America' album later this year.
Eddie Murphy Jokes That Prince Sabotaged Their Basketball Game
Sounds like the 'Chappelle's Show' sketch was pretty accurate.
Russ Thyret, Record Label Executive Who Signed Prince, Dead at 76
Former Warner Bros. head gave the Purple One his first record deal.
When Prince Rocked the Revived ‘Arsenio Hall Show’
With his humor, charm and incredible musical talent all on display, Prince owned the night during this 2014 appearance.
Usher and Sheila E. Perform Prince Medley at the Grammys
With their award show performance, the singer and percussionist delivered three of Prince's most memorable hits.