Dave Lifton, who writes for both Ultimate Classic Rock and Diffuser, is a podcaster and author of several books. A native of New York, he now lives in Chicago, where he's usually staring out at Lake Michigan from his apartment or getting into arguments with Bears fans. Also, he likes Bruce Springsteen and pulled pork sandwiches.
Why Did Prince’s ‘The Cross’ Become ‘The Christ?’
Prince changed some lyrics after converting to the Jehovah's Witness faith, including a 'Sign O' the Times' track.
Lisa Coleman Says Prince’s Death Inspired ‘Collage’ Album
The Revolution keyboardist's new collection of piano instrumentals reflects the grief she felt when Prince died.
Prince Dabbles in Mixtapes With ‘The Versace Experience’
The 32-minute cassette was given out to attendees of Versace's show on July 8, 1995 during Paris Fashion Week.
Woodstock 50 Has Been Canceled … Maybe
Official celebration for festival's golden anniversary reportedly scrapped after investors doubt it "can be executed as an event worthy of the Woodstock brand name."
Tupac Bailed Out of Jail: October 11 in Hip- Hop History
On this day in hip-hop history, Tupac Shakur got his freedom and Warren G put out In the Mid-Nite Hour.
Suge Knight’s Son Believes Tupac Is Alive and in Malaysia
Suge J. Knight is the latest to offer a theory that Tupac Shakur didn't die in 1996.
Listen to Toto’s ‘Africa’ Played on Mario Paint
Someone made a version of the ubiquitous song using the 1992 video game.
Kid Rock’s Boyhood ‘Paradise’ Can Be Yours for $600,000
The 22-room house in Bruce Township, Mich., where Kid Rock grew up has hit the market.
How Prince Made Up With the Time on ‘Jerk Out': 365 Prince Songs in a Year
"Jerk Out" was the hit single from the Time's 1990 reunion album 'Pandemonium.'
Why Nile Rodgers Won’t Release His Tribute Song to Prince: 365 Prince Songs in a Year
Chic's upcoming album originally had a song about Prince on it, but Nile Rodgers removed it.