Tag: Prince

Prince Holds “Rally 4 Peace” Concert in Baltimore

Musician writes new song “Baltimore” that sings, “No Justice, No Peace” May 11, 2015 – Prince, not really known for his activism over his career, dived headfirst into the Baltimore controversy, and played a “rally 4 Peace” concert in Baltimore last night, in a tribute to Freddie Gray and any others who have suffered police brutality and […]

Prince to host Rebuild the Dream Event with Van Jones in Chicago

AUG 4, 2012 – Prince is teaming up with Van Jones and Rebuild the Dream to host the "Welcome 2 Chicago" event at one of his upcoming shows. Prince and Van will register and mobilize voters to work for policies that help the middle class. Entrepreneurs, Tech Start-Ups and other people will also be there to teach people how to rebuild our communities. In a statement Van Jones said, “We couldn’t be more excited about partnering with a legend like Prince. Our economic system is broken. Rebuild the Dream exists to unite arts and organize into a potent force to support the Dreams of Our Communities. There are few artists who have Prince’s unwavering commitment to a vision of a sustainable, fair economic future.” Read more here.  (photo credit: CC/Nicolas Genin)