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Michael Dean

Prince unreleased music removed from Paisley Park

With news of Prince's music and video masters being moved from Paisley Park to Iron Mountain Entertainment Services in California, Dave Hampton stops by to offer some insight. Dave Hampton has served as Technical Director at both Paisley Park and Hancock Music in Los Angeles.

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Brownmark Interview

Brownmark sets the record straight on the song 'KISS', his days as a solo artist on Motown, The Revolution and more.
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Jacqui Thompson

We are joined by Jacqui Thompson. In 1997, Jacqui became head management for Prince’s Paisley Park Enterprises acted as the conduit between Paisley Park and other record labels including Arista Records, oversaw all merchandising functions for 1-800- NEW-FUNK /tours, and helped manage Prince’s tours, promotional tours, and public relations activities.

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Mi-Ling Stone Poole

On this weeks episode we, are joined by Mi-Ling Stone Poole, the woman who inspired Little Red Corvette.

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Star Trek Discovery Spoiler Review

The USS Internet returns for an episode 12 years in the making! STAR TREK DISCOVERY, the first Trek TV series since Enterprise went off the air in 2005 is finally here and we go all in to review this latest entry into the Trek universe. Robb Gallo returns with Tom Connors of Midnight's Edge and Midnight's Edge After Dark. Not only do we discuss Discovery but Q challenges the crew to see where their loyalties lie, with Trek..? Or with (dum dum DUUUUMMMM) Orville!

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Afshin Shahidi Prince: A Private View Interview

Interview with Afshin Shahidi, talking about his book 'Prince: A Private View'. Afshin shares his journey moving to America, the 1st day working at Paisley Park, Fatherhood and more.

Purchase Prince: A Private View

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Listener Dinner

Recorded Live in Minneapolis 9/9: Michael Dean is joined by listeners and members of The People of Paisley Park and The Paisley 5 & Dime for a dinner of fellowship and breaking bread.

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RIP Sean Hill

We talk about the passing of our very own, Sean Hill, Review of IT, Rob Kardashian, Superman saves immigrant workers, Tyrese and The Rock

 

Education fund for Sean's Daughter Palmer

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Duane Tudahl

We are joined by Duane Tudahl and talk about his upcoming book: Prince and the Purple Rain Era Studio Sessions: 1983 and 1984.

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The Red Shirts: The Orville

In this special (and by special, we mean "last minute and unplanned") edition of The Red Shirts, Claire Lanay joins Qstorm to discuss The Orville! We give our honest thoughts about the show and its potential impact on the Star Trek franchise and the upcoming Star Trek Discovery, no holds barred!

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Black In Minneapolis

We are joined by Independent Journalist Ralph L. Crowder III, creator of “CONTROVERSY” An un-gentrified view of Prince's death and the city of Minneapolis.

We talk about some of the racial politics of Minneapolis, how some African Americans in the city viewed an early Prince and the incredible impact and influence Bernadette Anderson had on the community. Plus MUCH more!

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Aisha K Staggers Talking Prince Books

We are joined by Aisha K Staggers, writer, HuffPost contributor and senior editor at BookTrib. The discussion flows from Prince books, masculinity, Hip Hop and the impact of Purple Rain the movie.

15 Books Fit for a Prince: Commemorating the 30th Anniversary of Prince’s Iconic First VMA Performance

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The Prince Podcast – Greg Boyer

We are joined by trombonist Greg Boyer. He talks about his time with Prince, Parliament/Funkadelic and Maceo.

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