A professional pop culture junkie for more than 25 years, Jeff Giles regularly surfaces in a number of far-flung locations on the Web, including Rotten Tomatoes, Ultimate Classic Rock, and Diffuser. He's also the editor-in-chief of Popdose and the author of the books "Llanview in the Afternoon: An Oral History of 'One Life to Live'" and "Uncle John's Beer-Topia."
Prince Covers a Friend With ‘I Believe in You': 365 Prince Songs in a Year
Sly & the Family Stone bassist Larry Graham was one of the many musicians who influenced Prince that he eventually produced.
Prince Joins Sharon Jones for ‘When I Come Home': 365 Prince Songs in a Year
The retro soul band Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings was one of the many acts that Prince championed in his life.
Prince Goes ‘Into the Light': 365 Prince Songs in a Year
Prince took inspiration for "Into the Light" from Betty Eadie's 'Embraced by the Light,' a best-seller about what happens after death.
Murder Charges Unlikely in Prince’s Death
Sources say in January 2018 that it doesn't look like the investigation into Prince's death will turn up enough evidence for a murder charge.
Prince Keeps on Burnin’ with ‘Proud Mary': 365 Prince Songs in a Year
Prince never forgot his musical roots, keeping 'Proud Mary,' the first song he ever played on guitar, in occasional rotation.
Prince Writes Sheena Easton’s Favorite Song: 365 Prince Songs in a Year
Of her collaborations with Prince, "101" didn't scale the chart heights of "Sugar Walls" or "U Got the Look," but Sheena Easton called it her favorite song she's ever made.
Prince Goes Instrumental with ‘Xpectation': 365 Prince Songs in a Year
'Xpectation' was the first installment of a trilogy of jazzy detours Prince took in 2003.
Prince Defines ‘Style': 365 Prince Songs in a Year
Prince defined what style is and isn't on a track from 1996's 'Emancipation.'
Prince Mourns a Drug-Related Loss With ‘The Love We Make': 365 Prince Songs in a Year
"The Love We Make" is said to be about Jonathan Melvoin, the brother of Revolution guitarist Wendy, who died of a drug overdose on tour with Smashing Pumpkins.
Prince Honors a Musical Hero with ‘Santana Medley': 365 Prince Songs in a Year
As a guitarist, Prince was often compared to Jimi Hendrix, but he felt a closer connection to Carlos Santana.