Ryan Reed is a freelance music/culture writer/editor. He also contributes to Rolling Stone, Relix Magazine, Revolver, Pitchfork, and other publications.
The 20 Biggest Prince Stories of 2020
From tributes to TikToks, radio programs to reissues, we've rounded up the biggest Prince-related headlines of the year.
When Prince Told a ‘Mystical’ Lie to Conan O’Brien’s Face
Comedian recalls the performer's surprise guest spot prior to 2005 charity performance.
How Prince Provoked, Challenged Fans on the ‘One Nite Alone’ Tour
Several collaborators detailed their role in the artist's jazz evolution as part of Andrea Swensson's Up All Nite With Prince podcast.
Original Funkadelic Keyboardist Mickey Atkins Dead at 71
"Rest in eternal melody," George Clinton writes of musician, who appeared on band's debut LP.
When Prince Broke Roots Member ‘Captain’ Kirk Douglas’ Guitar
Prince tossed borrowed 1961 Epiphone Crestwood — and let it crash to the floor — after performance on 'Late Night With Jimmy Fallon'
Sheila E., Foo Fighters Lead All-Star Prince Tribute Concert
The event included performances from Morris Day and the Time, Mavis Staples, John Legend and the Bangles' Susanna Hoffs.
Prince’s Grammy History: Wins, Nominations, Performances + Tributes
Prince's three-decade history at the ceremony is full of career highlights and pop culture time-capsule moments.
Sheila E., Usher to Play Special Prince Tribute at 2020 Grammys
Percussionist will also serve as musical director for all-star concert 'Let's Go Crazy: The Grammy Salute to Prince.'