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Nicolas Cage: I’m still inspired by Prince

Nicolas Cage: I’m still inspired by Prince

Nicolas Cage continues to feel inspired by Prince. The 54-year-old actor has revealed he still bases many of his decisions on the late singer’s unique approach to life – even though he barely knew him. Nicolas explained: "It’s no secret that I’ve been, and still am, a huge fan of Prince. I thought, like many of us, that he was a pure artist. "I would and still do ... »

Gabrielle: Prince threw the craziest parties

Gabrielle: Prince threw the craziest parties

Gabrielle says Prince used to throw the "craziest parties". The 49-year-old singer – whose full name is Louisa Gabrielle Bobb – has spoken about the parties she used to attend that were thrown by the late music icon before his tragic death in 2016 at the age of 57, including one in which she claims she walked in on late Visage frontman Steve Strange "doing drugs" in... »

Riz Ahmed was Jacko impersonator

Riz Ahmed was Jacko impersonator

Riz Ahmed used to impersonate Michael Jackson for his family when he was a child. The 36-year-old actor-and-rapper was obsessed with the late King of Pop when he was growing up and he used to love to learn Michael’s extravagant dance routines and then act them out for his relatives. Speaking to Mojo magazine, he said: "I guess I used to want to be Michael Jackson at one point. I used to... »

New Prince film will not be a biopic

New Prince film will not be a biopic

Prince’s music is going to be used to create a new movie. Universal Pictures – who have found great success in musically-inspired films including franchises such as ‘Mamma Mia!’ and ‘Pitch Perfect’ – has acquired the rights to a number of classic Prince songs and are developing an original film musical that insiders say will not be a biopic, but an origina... »

Kristin Scott Thomas needed nerves of steel to direct

Kristin Scott Thomas needed nerves of steel to direct

Dame Kristin Scott Thomas thinks her move into directing "became a bit of a joke". The ‘English Patient’ actress has moved behind the camera with ‘The Sea Change’ – which is adapted from Elizabeth Jane Howard’s novel – but she admits getting the project moving was a long and frustrating process. She said: "It’s very, very frustrating. ... »

Pharrell Williams sends warning to Donald Trump

Pharrell Williams sends warning to Donald Trump

Pharrell Williams has sent a cease-and-desist letter to President Donald Trump. The 45-year-old singer’s lawyer has sent a warning to the US leader after his track ‘Happy’ was played at the commander-in-chief’s political rally in Indiana on Saturday (27.10.18), just hours after a mass shooting at a synagogue in Pittsburgh. The letter, which was written by attorney Howard Ki... »

Nile Rodgers thanks stars who’ve impacted his life on new Chic LP

Nile Rodgers thanks stars who’ve impacted his life on new Chic LP

Chic’s new album ‘It’s About Time’ pays homage to all of the stars who impacted Nile Rodgers’ life. The ‘Le Freak’ hitmaker delayed the release of the disco group’s first record in 24 years following the death of his famous friends and collaborators, Davie Bowie and Prince, and he also axed tribute songs to the music legends, causing the "narrat... »

Maroon 5 to headline 2019 Super Bowl halftime show?

Maroon 5 to headline 2019 Super Bowl halftime show?

Maroon 5 will reportedly headline the Super Bowl LIII halftime show in 2019. The ‘Sugar’ rockers – comprised of Adam Levine, Jesse Carmichael, Mickey Madden, James Valentine, Matt Flynn, PJ Morton, and Sam Farrar – are said to be the act topping the bill at next year’s Super Bowl, which will take place in Atlanta, Georgia on February 3rd, 2019. Two sources confirmed t... »

4U: A Symphonic Celebration of Prince features original arranger

4U: A Symphonic Celebration of Prince features original arranger

Questlove’s ’4U: A Symphonic Celebration of Prince’ concert will feature the late music icon’s original arranger Brent Fischer. The 47-year-old star has curated the forthcoming one-day event, described as "the first and only official Estate approved symphonic presentation of Prince’s music", which is to be held at London’s Royal Albert Hall on December... »

Prince’s family file new wrongful death lawsuit

Prince’s family file new wrongful death lawsuit

Prince’s family have filed a lawsuit against the doctor who prescribed him pain medication. The ‘Purple Rain’ hitmaker passed away on April 21, 2016, at the age of 57, after an accidental Fentanyl overdose and the music legend’s home was laden with pills prescribed to Peter Bravestrong, which was believed to be the alias Prince went under to maintain his privacy. PrinceR... »

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