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All Day, All Night,
All Prince: A Rare Interview

An encounter at Paisley Park with the musical legend and the millennial producer reinvigorating his sound

Smokey D. Fontaine
Sep 2, 2015 · 16 min read


PRINCE: “People always ask me… ‘Why don’t I get the Revolution back together?”

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Joshua Welton

PRINCE: “Can you imagine what would happen if young people were free to create whatever they wanted?”


WELTON: “Sometimes Prince comes in and plugs his guitar up right here by the soundboard…”

PRINCE: “Kendrick Lamar just has something he has to say.”

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WELTON: “I better not mess up the chords to ‘1999’!”


PRINCE: “Jay Z and I did a deal in 90 days…”

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Medium’s Premier Music Publication: An ear for the new, a…

Smokey D. Fontaine

Written by

Founder, www.aplusstudios.com, Interactive One, HelloBeautiful, GIANT, america; author The Autobiography of DMX; my real name… :)

Cuepoint

Cuepoint

Medium’s Premier Music Publication: An ear for the new, a heart for the classics

Smokey D. Fontaine

Written by

Founder, www.aplusstudios.com, Interactive One, HelloBeautiful, GIANT, america; author The Autobiography of DMX; my real name… :)

Cuepoint

Cuepoint

Medium’s Premier Music Publication: An ear for the new, a heart for the classics

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