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The Sexual Politics of Prince

Larry Jaffee, Women Across Frontiers, 15 June 2016

PRINCE'S UNEXPECTED passing on April 21, 2016, shook popular culture and resulted in the long-overdue recognition of his unique musical genius. Yet Prince enigmatically contradicted himself with sexist chauvinism throughout much of his extremely prolific career that included thousands of recorded songs, many never heard — not very becoming behaviour for someone who considered himself to be a feminist.

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