Detroit DJ and house music auteur Moodymann will play an extensive set of Prince’s music at Paisley Park December 1st. The longtime Prince fan will honor the late musician with a set of rare tracks, B-sides, and unreleased songs. Red Bull Music will present the event at Prince’s home in Chanhassen, Minnesota. Prince’s relationship with Detroit was unique because of the way the city embraced him before superstardom. The artist gave rare interviews to DJ The Electrifying Mojo and played limitless concert dates in the city during his rise in the ’80s. Moodymann has always been open about Prince’s influence on his music. The reclusive artist and label owner, who has recorded with Prince collaborator Amp Fiddler in the past, became one the most respected names in dance music during the ’90s. His unconventional approach and refusal to dilute his vision with trends produced some of the most sweat-inducing moments on wax. Moodymann’s “Shades Of Jae” became an anthem at Detroit’s Club Heaven under the fingers of late legendary DJ Ken Collier. His catalog was also received on an international level and Drake recently sampled his “Live At Cutloose 2nd Birthday Party” on “Passionfruit.”
Tickets for Moodymann’s set at Paisley Park can be purchased from Red Bull’s site.