Category: Perspectives

“Stop the Madness!! – My Thoughts on the Current State of the Fam” – by Kim Rodman

Let me start by saying that I am opposed to the idea of a Prince hologram; and I am certainly not overly-enthused by the “duet” performed during the Superbowl Halftime Show.   And this is not about Justin Timberlake – whom I will neither criticize nor defend here – at all. This weekend we all witnessed

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“My Paisley Park Experience” – by Kim Rodman

DISCLAIMER:  This is my review of my experience at Paisley Park.  I speak to the forward-facing piece of the organization only.  I do not speak to the performance or qualifications of Graceland Holdings.  I do not offer an opinion on behalf of anyone else.   For thirty years I have dreamed of visiting Paisley Park. 

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Review: The Revolution in Madison, WI – May 12, 2017 – by Gee Malone

The Revolution in Madison, WI. Here are some of my impressions from the show [May 12, 2017].  It was indeed a beautiful night! *The spacing on the stage left open the spot in the center where Prince always stood.  Reminds me of the missing man formation that the Air Force and Navy pilots display when

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“Dishonesty or Delusion? – My Thoughts on Londell McMillan’s Involvement with the Estate” ~ by Kim Rodman

This motherfu%&er.  Those two words have become ingrained in my consciousness.  I was once an avid supporter of Londell McMillan, as I felt that he would do the right thing(s) regarding Prince’s legacy.  It seems that I couldn’t have been more wrong.  I am usually a fairly decent judge of character but I was way

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“Sonnet of the Sculptor – a tribute in verse to the Life and Legacy of Prince Rogers Nelson” – by Tracy Jones

It once pleased the Lord to forge and create a Sculptor, hands second only to His own; an artist whose art was tied fast to his fate, a maker, a fashioner, a worker in stone. In coldness this babe of a strangeness astounding grew seeking a teacher and arms to embrace. All he found was

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Thoughts on Streaming and Other Deals – by Kim Rodman

On February 9, 2017, we were informed of the deal between UMPG and Prince’s estate.  It didn’t take long for things to change dramatically with regard to The Maestro’s work:  three days after the announcement, the music is streaming on many services – as opposed to one – and his work has started appearing in

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