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Prince Week: The Most Talented Man in Music and why he Will Almost Certainly be Forgotten

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Someday, when Michael Jackson and Madonna are still part of the pop cultural conversation, Prince will be forgotten. Despite his talent, his fascinating and difficult persona and truly impressive body of work, there will come a day that no one will remember Prince.

A woefully bad self-editor and a terrible curator of his own music, Prince never constructed an album as perfect as Thriller. A supreme egotist and a singular visionary, Prince lacked either the interest in or ability to reinvent himself like Madonna. Continue reading “Prince Week: The Most Talented Man in Music and why he Will Almost Certainly be Forgotten”