Preston Kelly Begins Purple Reign as AOR for Prince's Paisley Park

Minneapolis indie helps keep the artist's outsized legacy alive for fans

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Despite their genuine outward warmth and friendliness, Minnesotans are fiercely loyal to the natives who contributed to the state’s culture, especially after their deaths. In sports, for example, hockey icon Herb Brooks and Minnesota Twins star Kirby Puckett remain important fixtures.

But ask any Minnesotan, and they’ll likely beam with pride at any mention of Prince. It’s also entirely possible that people from the state, at some point, have gone by iconic Paisley Park. Initially built in 1986, it was Prince’s 65,000-square-foot home and music wonderland in the Minneapolis suburb of Chanhassen.



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