Skip to main content

Prince hosts party for journalists at Paisley Park Saturday night

  • Author:
  • Updated:
    Original:

The National Association of Black Journalists might have the coolest 40th anniversary party in town thanks to a little help from Minnesota's Prince.

The famed musician is opening up his Paisley Park Studio in Chanhassen Saturday night to journalists in town for the NABJ convention in Minneapolis.

Per usual, the details of Saturday's event are limited and no cell phones or cameras are allowed. And no official word if Prince will make an appearance, but it will still be a night to remember.

The Star Tribune reports the local NABJ chapter hosting the convention looked into booking Prince last year but was unable to make it happen.

The NABJ president released a video Wednesday announcing the dance party, saying "We'll party like it's 1999. We might even go crazy."

The event is limited to journalists attending the convention and requires a convention badge, according to the NABJ Monitor. About 10 buses will drive the reporters to the venue at 10 p.m. and has a $20 admission cover.

Prince announced Friday his new album "HitNRun" drops on Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 7. It will only be available on Jay-Z's streaming service TIDAL.

NABJ is the largest organization of journalists of color in the country, KARE 11 reports.

Four NABJ Twin Cities journalists sat down to talk with KARE's Jana Shortal to talk about race and media.

This embed is invalid

Next Up

Stillwater Prison

Investigation after inmate found dead in cell at Stillwater prison

Drug paraphernalia was found by officers inside the cell.

2 (3)

Focus is on family fitness at this year’s Twin Cities Marathon

Don’t miss out on the running, racing and all the fun things to do for the whole family

Screen Shot 2022-08-18 at 2.29.47 PM

Family's tributes to mother killed by partner in St. Paul murder-suicide

The 30-year-old was killed by her partner, who then killed himself.

FatalEaganCrashSceneAug18

Eagan man killed after crashing into traffic signal

The 30-year-old crashed into a traffic light early Wednesday morning.

Melvin Carter

What's in Mayor Melvin Carter's budget proposal?

Here's what the St. Paul mayor is putting his focus on for the upcoming year.

WCCO building

Digital, streaming employees at WCCO-TV vote to unionize

The 15 employees will join on-air talent and producers as members of the SAG-AFTRA union.

unnamed-3

Police arrest man suspected of sexual assault, weapons threat in Eagan

The investigation prompted a SWAT response in an Eagan neighborhood on Tuesday.

covid

Minnesota's COVID-19 update for the week ending Tuesday, August 16

The latest reporting period averaged just under 1,300 new cases per day.

USATSI_12923669

Jason and Carly Zucker sell Edina home for $4.18M

The property was bought in 2020, months after Jason Zucker was traded to the Pittsburgh Penguins.

Related