Prince was not a luddite.
As the world mourns the purple Prince of Funk, who was found dead in his home on Thursday, some may be moved to recall his sometimes-rocky relationship with the Internet — and surmise that he never really got it, or much of technology at all
They would be wrong.
Granted, Prince outright hated what the Internet had done to the music industry. In a 2010 interview with The Daily Mirror, the artist declared the Internet “completely over.”
It was Prince, then 52, as his most curmudgeonly. Read more...