stream of the crop

Stream of the Crop: 10 New Albums for Heavy Rotation

New albums from Prince, BROCKHAMPTON, and Tentenko top this week's list.
Colin Joyce
Kristin Corry
Alex Robert Ross

Eavesdropping on Prince

The first full-length release of new material since Prince's death provides a glimpse of the artist at his most vulnerable.
Alex Robert Ross

Peer Into Prince's Genius With "Why The Butterflies," an Unheard Early Demo

We're premiering the new single from the posthumous 'Piano and a Microphone 1983,' out on September 21.
Alex Robert Ross

'A Star Is Born' Examines Pop's Destructive Relationship with Drug Abuse

The film, starring Lady Gaga in her first feature role, is a harsh look at the realities of fame.
Sarah MacDonald
Noisey News

Copy of Prince's 'The Black Album' Sells for $27,500, Breaks Discogs Record

The only known Canadian copy of the record was salvaged by a pressing plant employee in 1987.
Alex Robert Ross
New music

Listen to Prince's Intimate, 35-Year-Old Cover of "Mary Don't You Weep"

It's the first single from a new album of solo recordings, ‘Piano & a Microphone 1983,′ to be released by the late singer's estate on September 21.
Alex Robert Ross
Noisey News

Questlove Proved on 'Fallon' That He Knows Prince's Music Better Than You

The Roots drummer proves he's the ultimate Prince fan during a game of "One-Second Song Quiz" on 'The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon.'
Kristin Corry
Noisey News

There's a New Prince Album With Unreleased Music On The Way

In an interview with Variety, Prince's estate says we can expect a brand new Prince album this September.
Kristin Corry
Noisey News

Prince’s Unfinished Memoir Will Be Released This Year

'Variety' reports that publisher ICM is going to put out the finished version of the untitled autobiography in time for the holiday season.
Phil Witmer
It's Lit

The Man Who Discovered Prince Explains What It Was Like to Discover Prince

Read an excerpt on what it was like to hear Prince before the rest of the world, from 'Famous People Who've Met Me,' a memoir by Owen Husney, the man who discovered Prince.
Owen Husney
Noisey News

Prince Had "Exceedingly High" Amounts of Fentanyl in His Blood When He Died

A toxicology report obtained by the Associated Press confirms without a doubt that the opiate was responsible for Prince's death in 2016.
Phil Witmer
Noisey News

Janelle Monáe Says that Prince Worked on Her New Album 'Dirty Computer'

In new interviews with BBC Radio 1 and the Guardian, Monáe confirmed the late icon's involvement.
Lauren O'Neill