I’ve been asked, “What was it like to create and perform music with Prince?”. My rebuttal was usually a tongue in cheek, “Ask him what it was like to create and perform with me.”
– Drummer Sheila E. following Prince’s death.
I am sick and tired of the post-mortem myth making as to the role of women and especially the role of female musicians in Prince’s career. The following article from Jezebel.com is bathing in denial and revisionism:
Prince Spent His Life Elevating and Mentoring Women
“Prince Spent His Life Elevating and Mentoring Women“? Oh really? Tell that to Prince’s powerful soul singer Rosie Gaines, whom he failed to give co-writing credit and even failed to pay her for her contributions. Tell that to Sandra St. Victor. Madonna said it best in Rolling Stone: Prince had a harem of disposable women with whom he made records and…
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