35 Years Ago: Prince Unleashes ‘Dirty Mind’ Album
Thirty-five years after its release, we take a look back at Prince's career-defining album, 'Dirty Mind.'
25 Years Ago: Living Colour’s ‘Time’s Up’ Album Arrives
On its 25th anniversary, The Boombox looks back on Living Colour, an act that dared to rock hard when conventional industry “wisdom” was that black artists were to only perform as R&B singers or rappers, and their sophomore album, 'Time's Up.'
30 Years Ago: Prince Adds His Touch to the Family’s Debut Album
The Family was perhaps the least successful, but arguably most interesting of the many side projects Prince undertook in the early '80s. The Boombox takes a look back at the band's debut album on its 30th anniversary.
30 Years Ago: Sheila E. Releases ‘Romance 1600′ Album
It would be pretty hard to replicate the run of creativity that Prince experienced in the early ‘80s. In addition to releasing his own string of classic albums, the Minneapolis genius played a pivotal role on albums by a string of proteges, including the Time, Vanity 6, Apollonia 6 and the Fam…