New Music: Prince f/ Zooey Deschanel – ‘FallinLove2Night’


Prince hits the dance floor with Zooey Deschanel on his seductive new single “FallinLove2Night.” The pop icon first performed the funky, synth-heavy tune with the actress on a post-Super Bowl episode of Fox’s “New Girl.”

The slinky duet finds Prince singing in a falsetto as he asks, “Don’t you wanna, wanna fall in love tonight? / Don’t you wanna, do it till the morning light?”

“FallinLove2Night” will be available at digital retailers on March 17 via Epic Records. It marks the first time Prince has joined forces with Epic Chairman and CEO L.A. Reid for a song release.

It’s unknown whether it will appear on Prince’s upcoming album Plectrumelectrum.

Fall in love with their feel-good duet below.

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Prince Debuts ‘FUNKNROLL’ on ‘Arsenio’


In a rare television appearance, Prince took over “The Arsenio Hall Show” on Wednesday. The pop icon brought his live concert experience to late night and even took questions from the audience.

Joined by 3RDEYEGIRL, he kicked off the show with the first performance of his new song “FUNKNROLL” and performed his 1985 B-side “She’s Always in My Hair.”

With some help from his 30-piece band and The New Power Generation, he capped things off with a performance of “Mutiny.”

He also revealed his pet peeve (“Strangers touching my hair”), the one breakfast food he cooks, and why he doesn’t have a cell phone.

Plus, watch the masterful musician break up a couple live on air.

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Video: Prince – ‘Breakfast Can Wait’

Breakfast Can Wait

After debuting the Dave Chappelle-inspired cover art, Prince serves up the steamy video for “Breakfast Can Wait.” The grits are tossed to the side as a couple makes love in the kitchen before a dance sequence ensues.

The pop icon does not appear in the clip, directed and starring dancer Danielle Curiel, who also plays a Prince impersonator.

The 55-year-old singer is working on a new album, tentatively titled Plectrum Electrum.

Get it while it’s hot.

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Prince Sends Janelle Monáe a Singing Telegram

Janelle Monáe

Prince is singing Janelle Monáe’s praises—literally. In honor of the release of her album The Electric Lady, the pop icon surprised the singer by sending a singing telegram to her dressing room. A man serenaded her with Prince’s lyrics and a bouquet of flowers.

Prince rewrote the lyrics to his song “Kiss” as a tribute to Monáe: “You don’t have to be rich to be Monáe/ You don’t have to be a witch with a broom of hay/ Ain’t no particular rhyme that you need to say/ You just need a copy of Janelle’s Electric Lady.”

An surprised Janelle was overcome with emotion. “Thank you, Prince. I just wanna cry,” she said.

Prince is featured on “Give Em What They Love,” a cut off Janelle’s new album The Electric Lady.

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Janelle Monáe Taps Prince, Miguel for ‘The Electric Lady’

Janelle Monáe

Janelle Monáe brought the funk with her “Q.U.E.E.N.” collaboration with Erykah Badu, but that’s not the only superstar guest on her sophomore album. The Wondaland Arts Society leader also holds court with Prince and Miguel on The Electric Lady.

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Prince Performs ‘Let’s Go Crazy’ at Billboard Music Awards


Music royalty blessed the stage at the Billboard Music Awards. From Madonna to Celine Dion, the three-hour show was full of superstars including the one-and-only Prince. Erykah Badu and Janelle Monáe honored the legendary performer with the Icon Award before he closed with his classic “Let’s Go Crazy.”

“He’s a visionary. He breaks new ground,” said Janelle, while Erykah added, “Fearless, individual, creative, controversial.”

The Purple One rocked the mic and the guitar while jamming with his all-female band. Bow in the presence of greatness.

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Prince Rocks ‘Late Night with Jimmy Fallon’


In addition to Mariah Carey, Jimmy Fallon celebrated his four-year anniversary with another music icon, Prince. The pop legend and his all-female band performed two songs on “Late Night” including “Screwdriver” and “Bambi,” which can be downloaded on his website. During his rocking set, he borrowed a guitar from The Roots, throwing it on the floor for the finale.

“#Prince borrows @kirklloyd guitar, uses during @LateNightJimmy show, refuses to autograph THEN slams it to floor in the end! #rockgodstatus,” tweeted Black Thought.

Prince will kick off a West Coast tour in mid-April. Get a preview of what you can expect below.

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