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Justin Timberlake on Prince: 'He’s somewhere within every song I’ve ever written'

Justin Timberlake remembers the first time he ever heard Prince.He was a 4-year-old in Tennessee; the song was "Raspberry Beret. read more

10 of Prince's most unforgettable collaborations

Of course, he always stole the show.Here are a few of Prince's most spectacular collaborations — each the better for the icon's presence. read more

Madonna pays tribute to Prince, calls him a 'true visionary'

It feels like the whole world is paying tribute to Prince, who died Thursday morning.Now, Madonna is saying her piece. read more

Prince had a legendary love/hate relationship with technology

Two years later, Prince’s music could be found on exactly zero streaming services.Certainly not every Prince release produced a hit on the level of "When Doves Cry" or "1999. read more

Prince's fans mourn the death of a pop culture icon

It's challenging to know what to do when a cultural icon you love dies — and sometimes the best place to find solace is Twitter.After learning of Prince's death early this afternoon, fans expressed their grief and confusion all over the web. read more

NBA players can't stop checking their phones in the locker room at halftime

NBA players: They're just like us.They can't stop checking their phones — even, it turns out, at halftime of games in which they are playing. read more

Obsidian Entertainment Reveals Plans to Develop a "Historical RPG"

Over on his personal Tumblr site, newly appointed design director of Obsidian Entertainment, Josh Sawyer, is planning for his next project to be a "historical RPG" in the same vein as Darklands or the tabletop role-playing game Ars Magica.There are quite a few updates to the Tumblr site since we last checked it out, but this one is definitely the most notable: This one definitely piques my interest. read more

Prince was a music legend, a cultural icon and so much more

Born Prince Rogers Nelson on June 7, 1958, he would later go by Prince, the Purple One, The Artist Formerly Known as Prince, and quite a few other labels.With a unique blend of pop, funk and rock  and roll explored over 39 albums, Prince used his signature falsetto to push the cultural conversation forward with lyrics that were both blatantly sexual and a challenge to gender norms. read more

Celebrate peak Prince weirdness with a look back at 'Batdance'

Living and creating outside the norm is what defined the man and his work.Just look at "Batdance. read more

Prince's style invented the sex symbol

Though the singer reportedly died Thursday morning in Minnesota, at the age of 57, his legacy — especially with style — will be remembered.Though only a teen, he owned his sexuality onstage and off with singles like "I wanna be your lover," and "I feel for you. read more

Justin Bieber is mad someone called Prince 'the last of the greatest living performers'

Justin Bieber is making a lot of people very angry after commenting on musician Andrew Watt's Instagram paying tribute to Prince.While it's true that dismissing an entire generation of musicians isn't the most positive way to pay tribute to Prince, now is not the time to argue, Bieber. read more

Robert Downey Jr. is coming back to Marvel movies sooner than you think

It seems you won't have to wait until the two-part Avengers: Infinity War to see Robert Downey Jr.It'll be the wall-crawler's first solo movie appearance in the Marvel Cinematic Universe since 2015's Marvel/Sony partnership brought about a homecoming. read more

6 cover songs Prince put his freaky, fascinating spin on

It's amazing that an artist with a discography as extensive as Prince's found time to cover anyone else's songs.Here are six songs forever changed by Prince's touch. read more

A look back at Prince's incredibly sexy guitars

Prince, who passed away Thursday at 57, was one of the most unique musicians of our generation, if not only for his taste in guitars.SEE ALSO: Prince was a music legend, a cultural icon and so much more Most commonly seen with a Fender Telecaster, Prince was also known for his custom-styled axe, the Cloud Guitar, of which he had multiple versions of throughout his career, in several different colors. read more

9 quotes that prove Prince's infinite wisdom will stay with us forever

Prince has died, which doesn't seem possible to the fans who saw him as an otherworldly being.He may have only lived on Earth for 57 years, but his philosophy seemed to stretch thousands of years into the future. read more

MTV boss on how the network's going back to its music roots

*So that doesn't mean we're bringing music videos back, but if you think about what music means as an inspiration at the core of a brand like MTV, music has never been more culturally relevant, it's always part of pop culture and so is MTV.Tell me about what that balance is going to look like going forward because prior to this, you were leaning heavily into scripted. read more

Fans transform New York's Prince St. subway station into impromptu Prince memorial

Everyone copes with loss differently.Some take to social media, some leave tokens of appreciation — and some engage in benign vandalism on public transport. read more

One of many: Chyna's just the latest pro wrestling star to die way too young

But she's far from alone — recent years show a troubling trend of big names from wrestling's glory days passing away far too young.Back in 2003, HBO's Real Sports With Bryant Gumbel ran a segment about deaths in pro wrestling. read more

Burnout Spiritual Successor Danger Zone Coming In May

Developer Three Fields Entertainment is composed of developers from the Burnout franchise, and now they’re aiming to bring some of that series’ chaos back.Their new game is called Danger Zone, and it’s a vehicular destruction game that is set to debut this May. read more