Prince transformed how we understand music. A musical genius and iconic artist, he transcended boundaries of genre, gender, race, fashion, and culture. It’s hard to find any artist or music fan who wasn’t influenced by His Royal Badness.
We explored the life and career of an artist who did not shy from controversy and contradiction in a live conversation on May 17. Host Warrington Hudlin, president of the Black Filmmaker Foundation, sat down with Touré, author of “I Would Die 4 U: Why Prince Became An Icon,” CNN commentator and image activist Michaela Angela Davis, music critic and Burnt Sugar Arkestra founder Greg Tate and lead guitarist, songwriter and founder of Living Colour Vernon Reid.
Watch video of the entire conversation: