Mentioned in Minneapolis’ Star Tribune

It was so so great to finally meet and share a meal with Jon Bream, music journalist and the author of my very first Prince book, Prince: Inside The Purple Reign (1984), at this year’s 2022 Prince Celebration at Paisley …

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#SexyMF30 Virtual Symposium

Curated Prince #SexyMF30 Virtual Symposium

#SexyMF30 was a polished solid production, created and curated by De Angela L. Duff.

This 2-day virtual symposium celebrated Prince for 30 years of the Love Symbol album, on 26-27 March 2022 (Sat-Sun)!

There were 33 speakers (academics, music journalists, podcasters, authors, and independent scholars), …

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Presented at Black Portraiture[s] VII

Black Portraiture[s] VII Flyer

De Angela presented at the Black Portraitures[VII] conference: Play and Performance on Feb 18, 2022, at Express Newark at Rutgers University-Newark in Newark, NJ, on the What Else Can There Be? Black Play / Cultural (Dis)Locations panel.

“Under The Cherry Moon: Prince …

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​​Betty Davis photographed in New York in 1969 by Anthony Barboza/GI

Betty Davis Syllabus

​​Betty Davis photographed in New York in 1969 by Anthony Barboza/GI

I compiled this Betty Davis Syllabus (#BettyDavisSyllabus) quickly to seize the moment to introduce Betty Davis to new fans and music lovers who want a deeper dive. I also compiled …

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Journal of Popular Music Studies

Video Transcript Featured in Journal of Popular Music Studies

Journal of Popular Music Studies

I am thrilled to have the transcript of my virtual talk, “Conjuring the Prince Mystique” from the virtual 78-88: Prince, The First Decade: An Interdisciplinary Conference, 3 – 5 June 2021 (organized by Dr. Kirsty Fairclough, Dr. Mike Alleyne, …

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Spoke at the 2nd Annual Dayton Funk Symposium

I was honored to present “Pour Some Water On Me: Prince and the Ohio Players” at the 2nd Annual Dayton Funk Symposium, at the University of Ohio in Dayton, Ohio, on Saturday, 6 November 2021. Even though my presentation was virtual, …

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Welcome 2 America Virtual Celebration Flyer

Curated Welcome 2 America Virtual Celebration (#W2AVC)

#W2AVC Thank You and Recap!

This was NOT a symposium. This was a virtual celebration for the release of Prince’s Welcome 2 America, the first complete, unreleased album from Prince’s vault on Saturday, August 21, 2021.

This event was in the spirit of last year’s …

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Sampling JJ Jill Jones PrinceTwitterThread

Contributed to Jill Jones #PrinceTwitterThread

Sampling Jill Jones #PrinceTwitterThread

The #PrinceTwitterThread is a curated series by Edgar Kruize and Deejay UMB. Jill Jones was their 5th #PrinceTwitterThread. De Angela was honored and grateful to be able to discuss sampling Jill Jones:

IF you want to read this Twitter …

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Presented & Moderated at Prince 78-88 Conference

On 3 June 2021, De Angela presented, “Conjuring The Prince Mystique” at the virtual 3-day Prince 78-88: The First Decade, a 2-day Interdisciplinary Conference, 3-5 June 2021, organized by Dr. Kirsty Fairclough, Dr. Mike Alleyne, and Kristen Zschomler. She also …

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Pop Conference 2021

Presented at Pop Conference 2021

C. Liegh McInnis, Kamilah Cummings & De Angela presented a panel, Prince: Disrupting Notions of Blackness, at Pop Convergence 2021 on Friday, 23 April 2021. Our panel was moderated by Michaelangelo Matos.Pop Conference 2021— the longest-running music writing and pop …

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Prince 5 Years Later on SoulHead

Contributed to Prince Five Years Later on

De Angela was honored to be featured in the article, “Five Years Later: Members of The Prince Community Reflect,” by Miles Marshall Lewis on!Troy Gua (pop conceptualist, creator of Le Petit Prince art project), KaNisa Williams aka Darling Nisi (creator-host of …

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