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PRINCE MIXTAPES: The Purple Wow!

[Model – Troy Gua]

One of the greatest artists of all time and one of my personal faves, as many of you already know!

A few Prince/Prince related mixtapes I found that I thought you’d be interested in.

Let the Purple One Reign forever!

May u live 2  c the Dawn <3

I’ve searched everywhere for a download of this mix but I can’t find one :-( So if you come across one, send it me to me please :-)

Not the greatest transitions in the world but some great tracks:

Track List

1. Prince & the Revolution – 17 Days (original version)
2. DāM-FunK – 17 Days (D-F Re-Freak)
3. Prince – Irresistible Bitch (Props Re-Edit)
4. Prince (featuring Andre Cymone & Pepe Willie) – One Man Jam
5. Prince – Wet Dream Cousin
6. Prince – Dirty Mind (1981 Live Version)
7. Prince – Soft & Wet (original version)
8. Prince – Ballad Of Dorothy Parker (D-F Extended Re-Edit)
9. Prince – Sticky Like Glue (Props Re-Edit)
10. Prince & the Revolution – All My Dreams

Here we go now, here’s the download:

Thankfully this one is available for download.  It’s a promotional mix by FA celebrating the 10th Anniversary of Wax Poetics, which came out earlier this year.

The beauty of this mix is that it incorporates the subjects of His Royal Badness’ Purple Empire in the 80’s!

Most of the artists in this mix were part of the Purple family in the 80’s when Prince was at his peak.  But there’s also a couple of Frank Ocean tracks included towards the end but I’m not sure I see the connection?

Prince and the Revolution “Erotic City (Make Love Not War Erotic City Come Alive)” (Warner Bros.)
The Time “777-9311 (propsEdit)”
Blood Orange “Champagne Coast (Krystal Klear Remix)” (Domino)
Jesse Johnson “Be Your Man (Specially Remixed Version)” (A&M)
Andre Cymone “Kelly’s Eyes” (CBS)
Larry Graham “There’s Something About You” (Warner Bros.)
94 East “If You Feel Like Dancin'” (Hot Pink)
Toro y Moi “Saturday Love” (Carpark)
Madhouse “Fifteen” (Warner Bros.)
The Family “Screams of Passion (Extended Version)” (Warner Bros.)
DJ Quik “Do Today (featuring Jon B. and BlaKKazz K.K.)” (Mad Science)
?uestlove, The Foreign Exchange, Zo!, and Carlitta Durand “Purple Flip”
Prince “Wouldn’t You Love to Love Me”
Frank Ocean “Songs for Women”
Prince and the Revolution “I Would Die 4 U/Baby I’m A Star (Live, Landover, MD, 1984)”
Frank Ocean “Voodoo”

Next, we have this from a great blog that seems to share my obsession with the Purple One – SoulHead!

Here’s what they say:

This mixtape is a must have for Prince fans. Produced by Minneapolis producers Wizz Kidd and G8withtheMuzik (collectively known as The Commission), this 13 track instrumental mixtape, Prince & The Commission, samples some of the best music Prince has made throughout his career and includes interview footage and other familiar Prince references that will make you reach for your purple lighter.

Tracklist:

01 – Intro
02 – Minneapolis
03 – 94 East
04 – Downtown
05 – Clip #1
06 – Central Park
07 – Lake Minnetonka
08 – Clip #2
09 – 50th & Nicollet
10 – Clip #3
11 – First Avenue
12 – St. Paul
13 – Broadway

Click here to download.

Finally, we have an all Purple mix containing mostly Purple tracks in a mastermix of epic proportions that my dude Hector Heathcote sent my way some time ago.

This is rad!

Download Part 1: dj-tbt-prince-mothership-mastermix

Here’s Part 2 : Download here!

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