A professional pop culture junkie for more than 25 years, Jeff Giles regularly surfaces in a number of far-flung locations on the Web.
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.
Prince and Chuck D Team Up for ‘Undisputed': 365 Prince Songs in a Year
A ferociously talented musician who could play just about any instrument he needed to, Prince didn't always have the warmest relationship with the sample-heavy hip-hop genre. But there was definitely a certain amount of overlap between that music's aggression and the raw energy in Prince's own songs — a similarity highlighted in "Undisputed," his collaboration with Public Enemy frontman
Prince Trades Favors with Gwen Stefani on ‘So Far, So Pleased': 365 Prince Songs in a Year
Prince recruited the No Doubt star to perform on 1999's 'Rave Un2 the Joy Fantastic.'
When Prince Met Tom Petty for ‘While My Guitar Gently Weeps': 365 Prince Songs in a Year
In memory of Tom Petty, we recall the night he and Prince shared a stage to honor George Harrison.
Prince Covers the Staple Singers to Ask ‘When Will We B Paid?': 365 Prince Songs in a Year
A decade after producing a pair of albums for Mavis Staples, Prince reached into her family band's catalog for one of their civil rights anthems.
Prince Lends a Hand to Hurricane Katrina Survivors With ‘S.S.T.': 365 Prince Songs in a Year
Shortly after Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans, Prince released "S.S.T." to raise money for relief efforts.
Prince Gets Poetic With Ingrid Chavez: 365 Prince Songs in a Year
Poet/songwriter Ingrid Chavez helped Prince come out of the darkness of the 'Black Album.'
Prince’s Love of Colors Went Way Past Purple: 365 Prince Songs in a Year
Prince explored how we communicate through colors on a song he wrote for one of his side projects.