Matthew Wilkening is the founding Editor in Chief of UltimateClassicRock.com and UltimatePrince.com.
Jay-Z and Beyonce Blow Minds on Opening Night of U.S. ‘On the Run II’ Tour: Review
Wow. Whoa. Holy _____. Is that enough for a review? Jay-Z and Beyonce brought the opening night of their North American On the Run II tour to Cleveland last night.
‘It’s Time For a New Education:’ the 10 Best Prince Political Songs
While love and sex have always been at the forefront of Prince's music, so has politics. From "We March" to "Dance On," these are the 10 Best Prince Political Songs.
20 Years Ago: P.M. Dawn Release Their Wrongly Ignored Masterpiece, ‘Jesus Wept’
On October 3, 1995, P.M. Dawn released their most cohesive and impressive album, 'Jesus Wept' - and sadly, were rewarded with their first flop.
Prince, ‘HITNRUN Phase One’ [ALBUM REVIEW]
Does the Purple One deliver on his new album, 'HITNRUN Phase One?' The Boombox gives the project a spin to find out if Prince returns to form.
Top 20 Prince Songs Between 1994 and 2014
The Boombox highlights the top 20 Prince songs from the last 20 years.
40 Years Ago: Sly Stone Gets Married in Front of 21,000 Fans at Madison Square Garden
Funk legend Sly Stone got married in front of 21,000 fans at New York City's famed Madison Square Garden on June 5, 1974.
Prince’s ‘Lovesexy’ Turns 25
On May 10, 1988, Prince won a personal battle between good and evil with the release of his 10th album, 'Lovesexy.' Unfortunately, he lost much of the record-buying public in the process.
Public Enemy’s ‘It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back’ Turns 25
On April 14, 1988, Public Enemy unleashed their second album, a dense, dizzying masterpiece of social outrage entitled 'It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back.'
Prince’s First Album, ‘For You,’ Turns 35
On April 7, 1978, Prince released his first record, 'For You.' The boldly prophetic lyrics of the opening a cappella title track made it quite clear that this 19-year-old "one-man band" sensation planned to stick around for a long time: "All of this and more is for you / With love, sincerity and deepest care / My life with you I share."