Prince celebrated his 52nd birthday Monday by releasing a new track, “Hot Summer” to Minnesota public radio station, the Current. The Purple One is also featured on the July cover of Ebony magazine where he discusses being a Jehovah’s Witness and his love life.
In other Purple news,the funk band The Time fronted by Morris Day, will be releasing a new album this year, Billboard reports. The group is currently on the four-date Stingy Tour, which ends with a homecoming show on June 13 in Minneapolis.
“It’s good creative fuel for us to perform live,” producer and keyboardist Jimmy “Jam” Harris said “and then we can get back in the studio and bring that energy with us.”