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Thread started 01/15/14 10:59am

G3000

5 Questions With Morris Day - Bittersweet?

http://www.pressofatlanti...f887a.html

Morris Day

When Morris Day takes the stage, he still likes to party like it’s 1984. That’s the year the frontman for The Time burst onto the national scene, through his role as Prince’s musical and personal nemesis in “Purple Rain” and biggest hit “Jungle Love.”

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“It’s almost like, irregardless of how I’m feeling, once the band fires up the first note, we just go there,” says Day, who performs 9 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 18, at Harrah’s Resort in Atlantic City.

Tickets are buy one, get one free at the following link:

http://www.ticketmaster.c...653D41A4AF

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“It’s hard to not be in a good mood once the music starts playing.”

Over the past 30 years, Day has gone mostly solo, with brief reunions with the original seven members of The Time, including for the 2011 album “Condensate.”

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Throughout, he has built up a catalog of dance-fueled hits, including The Time’s “Get It Up,” “Cool” and “Jerk Out,” and solo hits such as “Color of Success,” “Fishnet” and “Daydreaming.”

Day also has appeared in movies with Prince (“Graffiti Bridge”) and without (“Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back”), while mostly focusing on his live performances.

Before coming back to Atlantic City, Day talks about how “Purple Rain” changed his life and gets real about what it was like to know — and work with — Prince.

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Q: You’re performing with two other original members of The Time — Monte Moir and Jellybean Johnson — but not the rest of the lineup. Are there any plans to get back together with the remaining four members, who last toured as The Original 7ven?

A: I kind of like doing what I do with Morris Day and The Time. We bring the party. That’s how I’d rather roll these days. It’s a little painful working with all the original members. We have a lot of chiefs.

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Q: This year marks the 30th anniversary of “Purple Rain.” What was it like for you to make the movie and experience the hype that went along with it?

A: It was an incredible time. It was all innocent. It was like, “Hey guys, we’re going to make a movie.” We looked up and we were doing a movie. We had no expectations about it. We had never done anything like that before. It all kind of took off and it went crazy.

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Q: How much of the flamboyant character you play is really you and how much is fictional?

A: I was definitely like him back then. But you know things have changed, and I don’t necessarily live the life like I did back then. I was living, eating, breathing and sleeping it.

Now I can turn it on and off — now I have the off switch.

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Q: Prince, with his various alter-egos and public stances, is still a bit of a mystery. As someone who was a member of his band and knew him from the beginning, how would you describe him?

A: He’s a musical genius and he’s an a--hole, and back then he was a friend, so he was all of those wrapped in one package. It was really great to see how he could create back then. We would sit up in the studio and fire up a drumbeat — I used to play drums on almost everything. We would start with bass and drums, and at the end of the day, we would have a great song. It was pretty amazing to see how he could come up with stuff. He’s a complicated individual to know as a friend, but it was all good. It was a great experience in my life — I learned a lot.

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Q: What’s next for you — do you want to do more acting or stick with your music?

A: Life has taught me that I’m not an actor. I didn’t like the work part of it. I didn’t like getting up at 4 or 5 in the morning, and getting on set, and hurry up and get ready. It’s a lot of work — I don’t like to work. If somebody calls me and wants to do something in particular, and it sounds good, and it’s not too time-consuming, I’ll do it. I’m a musician — that’s what I love and that’s how I got in this whole game. I’m fortunate to be out here and people still dig what I do.

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[Edited 1/15/14 18:45pm]

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Reply #1 posted 01/15/14 11:07am

G3000

My question would be:

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Q: Morris, since this is obviously your "day" job and how you make a living, do you ever get sick and tired of playing the same songs, over and over over and over over and over again? eek

(I'm sure the paying public is entertained, but from MD's POV, this must get old)

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It's a shame, he can't and won't expand his artistry..all he can be is Morris Day.

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Reply #2 posted 01/15/14 2:36pm

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I always find it amusing that people who don't like to work think those who do (and who make it big through their efforts) are assholes. lol

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Reply #3 posted 01/15/14 2:44pm

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That whole sentence is loaded with Prince compliments but we pick out the "a-hole" part for the title thread. lol

[Edited 1/15/14 14:46pm]

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At least he was honest! But Prince is the one that created his character "Morris Day". So where would he be without him?!

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Reply #5 posted 01/15/14 6:33pm

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I hate when people say irregardless! It's not a word! The word is regardless!
If it breaks when it bends, U better not put it in!
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Reply #6 posted 01/15/14 6:39pm

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the thread title is leading

Who on the org hasn't said the same thing to some degrees

Morris said: He is a GENIUS, an ASS HOLE and a FRIEND

From how Prince treated Morris and the whole Time:Jimmy Jam/Terry Lewis thing was crappy. Prince in a 1990 interview lied about, and said Morris fired them. so I guess from the standpoint of someone who was a friend way before Purple Fame, I guess he has the right to feel like that.

But the interview showed respect to the whole time and process and Prince, GENIUS ASS HOLE & FRIEND

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Reply #7 posted 01/15/14 6:46pm

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OK y'all.... confused I get it.

Shut up already....Damn! mad lol

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Reply #8 posted 01/15/14 8:21pm

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wonder505 said:

That whole sentence is loaded with Prince compliments but we pick out the "a-hole" part for the title thread. lol

[Edited 1/15/14 14:46pm]


lol

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Reply #9 posted 01/15/14 8:25pm

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At least he was honest! But Prince is the one that created his character "Morris Day". So where would he be without him?!



People really need to stop saying that dumb isht.

It's possible that he would never have been known without Prince but it is EQUALLY POSSIBLE that he might have been even more successful with another label. There is absolutely no way to know if things would have turned out better or worse without Prince.

Prince, in you I found a kindred spirit...Rest In Paradise.
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Reply #10 posted 01/15/14 10:25pm

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rolleyes

I seriously doubt that...Eye also told Jerome the same thing when Eye met him.....

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KCOOLMUZIQ said:

At least he was honest! But Prince is the one that created his character "Morris Day". So where would he be without him?!

Not really, Prince said that character was something they would act out, before fame. That character is Morris Day as well

And Morris Day never refuted or denied anything Prince relation, 99% of the interview was positive about Prince, and yes Prince can be an Ass Hole. To his fans even, where would he be without us..

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OldFriends4Sale said:

KCOOLMUZIQ said:

At least he was honest! But Prince is the one that created his character "Morris Day". So where would he be without him?!

Not really, Prince said that character was something they would act out, before fame. That character is Morris Day as well

And Morris Day never refuted or denied anything Prince relation, 99% of the interview was positive about Prince, and yes Prince can be an Ass Hole. To his fans even, where would he be without us..

Eye don't look at Prince as an A--Hole. Eye look at him as fiercely protective of his image! That he owns. He is a BRAND and has every right to protect it. Its his bread and butter!

As for Morris he also said once, that he "would rather have been a part of The Revolution than 2 b Morris Day. Because "Morris Day" is character that he has to get up and play the REST of his life".Eye thought was very sad and very telling. It shows that he is not really happy and that he would rather have been a musician than playing a character..

In LOvInG MeMORy Of JoHn L. nElSoN pKa PRINCE ROGERS 4 aLl He TaUgHt HiS mUsIcAl SoN."JuSt WhEn U tHoUgHt It WaS sAFE wAiT a FeW dAyS b4 U wAsTe AnY pRaYeRs " prince
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KCOOLMUZIQ said:

OldFriends4Sale said:

Not really, Prince said that character was something they would act out, before fame. That character is Morris Day as well

And Morris Day never refuted or denied anything Prince relation, 99% of the interview was positive about Prince, and yes Prince can be an Ass Hole. To his fans even, where would he be without us..

Eye don't look at Prince as an A--Hole. Eye look at him as fiercely protective of his image! That he owns. He is a BRAND and has every right to protect it. Its his bread and butter!

As for Morris he also said once, that he "would rather have been a part of The Revolution than 2 b Morris Day. Because "Morris Day" is character that he has to get up and play the REST of his life".Eye thought was very sad and very telling. It shows that he is not really happy and that he would rather have been a musician than playing a character..

Yes, but he doesn't have to be that character for the rest of his life. He's talented, but seem to have limited himself as a musician/performer. I think he had plenty of time to jump out of the small fish bowl and swim into a much bigger one, to separate himself from the character he played in the Purple Rain movie, and as a member of 'The Time';but he continued long after the Time disbanded, and maintained the same persona as 'Morris Day' of The Time and the character in Purple Rain. That image is stuck in a time warp somewhere between 1984-1986. I think with his talent/gift as a musician and a performer, he could have changed his entire image and collaborated with other musicians to create new songs, but apparently what he chose to do as an artist, is the path he wanted to take. So be it... I guess. shrug

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2elijah said:

KCOOLMUZIQ said:

Eye don't look at Prince as an A--Hole. Eye look at him as fiercely protective of his image! That he owns. He is a BRAND and has every right to protect it. Its his bread and butter!

As for Morris he also said once, that he "would rather have been a part of The Revolution than 2 b Morris Day. Because "Morris Day" is character that he has to get up and play the REST of his life".Eye thought was very sad and very telling. It shows that he is not really happy and that he would rather have been a musician than playing a character..

Yes, but he doesn't have to be that character for the rest of his life. He's talented, but seem to have limited himself as a musician/performer. I think he had plenty of time to jump out of the small fish bowl and swim into a much bigger one, to separate himself from the character he played in the Purple Rain movie, and as a member of 'The Time';but he continued long after the Time disbanded, and maintained the same persona as 'Morris Day' of The Time and the character in Purple Rain. That image is stuck in a time warp somewhere between 1984-1986. I think with his talent/gift as a musician and a performer, he could have changed his entire image and collaborated with other musicians to create new songs, but apparently what he chose to do as an artist, is the path he wanted to take. So be it... I guess. shrug

Eye disagree! Morris whole image is based on that character. Its the only way he was able to get any work. Including a few sitcoms he did. I followed his career closely and know people in his click. He was never able to break away from it. Because no one else wanted 2 c him any other way..That whole pimp image was copied by other artist also. Even a woman!!Back when Morris went into being an actor. The industry wasn't accepting of a muziq artist becoming an actor. Even though he was able to get roles, because of his breakout scene stealing per4mance in the MEGA hit movie "Purple Rain". Also not to lower his image. But Morris was a heavy drug user & that is what halted his success also..

In LOvInG MeMORy Of JoHn L. nElSoN pKa PRINCE ROGERS 4 aLl He TaUgHt HiS mUsIcAl SoN."JuSt WhEn U tHoUgHt It WaS sAFE wAiT a FeW dAyS b4 U wAsTe AnY pRaYeRs " prince
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2elijah said:

KCOOLMUZIQ said:

Eye don't look at Prince as an A--Hole. Eye look at him as fiercely protective of his image! That he owns. He is a BRAND and has every right to protect it. Its his bread and butter!

As for Morris he also said once, that he "would rather have been a part of The Revolution than 2 b Morris Day. Because "Morris Day" is character that he has to get up and play the REST of his life".Eye thought was very sad and very telling. It shows that he is not really happy and that he would rather have been a musician than playing a character..

Yes, but he doesn't have to be that character for the rest of his life. He's talented, but seem to have limited himself as a musician/performer. I think he had plenty of time to jump out of the small fish bowl and swim into a much bigger one, to separate himself from the character he played in the Purple Rain movie, and as a member of 'The Time';but he continued long after the Time disbanded, and maintained the same persona as 'Morris Day' of The Time and the character in Purple Rain. That image is stuck in a time warp somewhere between 1984-1986. I think with his talent/gift as a musician and a performer, he could have changed his entire image and collaborated with other musicians to create new songs, but apparently what he chose to do as an artist, is the path he wanted to take. So be it... I guess. shrug

I agree, and he could still do it easily.

He did do some acting in the late 80s early 90s

But I don't know what else he actually did as far as music

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KCOOLMUZIQ said:

OldFriends4Sale said:

Not really, Prince said that character was something they would act out, before fame. That character is Morris Day as well

And Morris Day never refuted or denied anything Prince relation, 99% of the interview was positive about Prince, and yes Prince can be an Ass Hole. To his fans even, where would he be without us..

Eye don't look at Prince as an A--Hole. Eye look at him as fiercely protective of his image! That he owns. He is a BRAND and has every right to protect it. Its his bread and butter!

As for Morris he also said once, that he "would rather have been a part of The Revolution than 2 b Morris Day. Because "Morris Day" is character that he has to get up and play the REST of his life".Eye thought was very sad and very telling. It shows that he is not really happy and that he would rather have been a musician than playing a character..

Your not making any money off of your image nor promoting yourself when people can't even view your videos. Sorry also going after Housequake to the point of it shutting down, and Housequake was tame. And when you die someone will make tons of money off his image/videos/concerts/boots

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You don't have to see him that way, but many other do. Morris personal relationship is much more complex with Prince than ours of course.

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I wish Prince gave them more control of the direction the groups went, let them evolve. It would have been better for Prince and the group. Even Sheila E got shut down when she had a disagreement about the direction of the 4th album.

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A Liar Shall Not Tarry In My Presence

What's the matter with your life
Is poverty bringing U down?
Is the mailman jerking U 'round?
Did he put your million dollar check
In someone else's box?
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KCOOLMUZIQ said:

2elijah said:

Yes, but he doesn't have to be that character for the rest of his life. He's talented, but seem to have limited himself as a musician/performer. I think he had plenty of time to jump out of the small fish bowl and swim into a much bigger one, to separate himself from the character he played in the Purple Rain movie, and as a member of 'The Time';but he continued long after the Time disbanded, and maintained the same persona as 'Morris Day' of The Time and the character in Purple Rain. That image is stuck in a time warp somewhere between 1984-1986. I think with his talent/gift as a musician and a performer, he could have changed his entire image and collaborated with other musicians to create new songs, but apparently what he chose to do as an artist, is the path he wanted to take. So be it... I guess. shrug

Eye disagree! Morris whole image is based on that character. Its the only way he was able to get any work. Including a few sitcoms he did. I followed his career closely and know people in his click. He was never able to break away from it. Because no one else wanted 2 c him any other way..That whole pimp image was copied by other artist also. Even a woman!!Back when Morris went into being an actor. The industry wasn't accepting of a muziq artist becoming an actor. Even though he was able to get roles, because of his breakout scene stealing per4mance in the MEGA hit movie "Purple Rain". Also not to lower his image. But Morris was a heavy drug user & that is what halted his success also..

He can let that character evolve without turning into a totally different character. As musicians, entertainers:singers I think it's harder for them to change face, than actors.

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A Liar Shall Not Tarry In My Presence

What's the matter with your life
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Is the mailman jerking U 'round?
Did he put your million dollar check
In someone else's box?
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OldFriends4Sale said:

KCOOLMUZIQ said:

Eye don't look at Prince as an A--Hole. Eye look at him as fiercely protective of his image! That he owns. He is a BRAND and has every right to protect it. Its his bread and butter!

As for Morris he also said once, that he "would rather have been a part of The Revolution than 2 b Morris Day. Because "Morris Day" is character that he has to get up and play the REST of his life".Eye thought was very sad and very telling. It shows that he is not really happy and that he would rather have been a musician than playing a character..

Your not making any money off of your image nor promoting yourself when people can't even view your videos. Sorry also going after Housequake to the point of it shutting down, and Housequake was tame. And when you die someone will make tons of money off his image/videos/concerts/boots

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You don't have to see him that way, but many other do. Morris personal relationship is much more complex with Prince than ours of course.

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I wish Prince gave them more control of the direction the groups went, let them evolve. It would have been better for Prince and the group. Even Sheila E got shut down when she had a disagreement about the direction of the 4th album.

Prince has a reason 4 what he is doing. In time it will be revealed.....

As 4 his proteges! Morris & Sheila in particular, knew how he was when they chose to do business with him. They had already knew him 4 decades! A person has 2 b responsible 4 their own life and destiny. Prince was looking out 4 himself back then, he was just starting to become what he became a SUPERSTAR. Eventually they took control of their own destiny and now are making a descent living. They will NEVER be Prince who is living his life like he wants to...

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When I see that picture at the top of the thread I still think a Morris Day/August Darnell duet would be the best thing ever biggrin biggrin biggrin

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OldFriends4Sale said:

2elijah said:

Yes, but he doesn't have to be that character for the rest of his life. He's talented, but seem to have limited himself as a musician/performer. I think he had plenty of time to jump out of the small fish bowl and swim into a much bigger one, to separate himself from the character he played in the Purple Rain movie, and as a member of 'The Time';but he continued long after the Time disbanded, and maintained the same persona as 'Morris Day' of The Time and the character in Purple Rain. That image is stuck in a time warp somewhere between 1984-1986. I think with his talent/gift as a musician and a performer, he could have changed his entire image and collaborated with other musicians to create new songs, but apparently what he chose to do as an artist, is the path he wanted to take. So be it... I guess. shrug

I agree, and he could still do it easily.

He did do some acting in the late 80s early 90s

But I don't know what else he actually did as far as music

Yes, I somehow see him like another Terrence Howard. Morris could have easily played some 'seedy' characters lol. It's a surprise he hasn't been in much movies, but then again he states acting is a lot of work, but what's ironic is that he's presently performing as a 'character' pretty much like acting out that 80's smooth, Morris Day image on stage. After the Time disbanded, he could have run with his moment of fame and somehow got into the Hollywood scene. Maybe that would have got him out of his lifetime character he is currently living in. I think he still has time (no pun intended) to go in a different direction image-wise, and extend his potential as a musician/performer. It's never too late.

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NOTHING! Is guaranteed in Hollywood. U have to strike when the iron is hot!.Morris had other issues that prevented him from reaching his full potential. Its easy for someone that is not him, too say what he should have done. Eye'm just glad he is still alive & came through it...

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Genesia said:

I always find it amusing that people who don't like to work think those who do (and who make it big through their efforts) are assholes. lol


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Spot on, Genesia.
I don't think you can go by his perspective as an objective and definitive account of Prince and everything that went down during that time.
As others here have pointed out, why is he still doing the Morris Day shtick, creating nothing new (on his own), he had more opportunity and exposure than most to get himself something if he went after it.
And also, he himself mentions the disfunctionality of The Time, so I don't a think P is the sole reason for why they didn't reach their full potential.
You could see it as generous of Prince to let Morris keep performing those songs! and having him at Coachella.
Nobody is one-sided - everybody is both asshole and friend and everything in between. Just tired of many his associates always bashing on him - I think it's because he's rich and successful, and they're not.
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KCOOLMUZIQ said:

OldFriends4Sale said:

Your not making any money off of your image nor promoting yourself when people can't even view your videos. Sorry also going after Housequake to the point of it shutting down, and Housequake was tame. And when you die someone will make tons of money off his image/videos/concerts/boots

.

You don't have to see him that way, but many other do. Morris personal relationship is much more complex with Prince than ours of course.

.

I wish Prince gave them more control of the direction the groups went, let them evolve. It would have been better for Prince and the group. Even Sheila E got shut down when she had a disagreement about the direction of the 4th album.

Prince has a reason 4 what he is doing. In time it will be revealed.....

As 4 his proteges! Morris & Sheila in particular, knew how he was when they chose to do business with him. They had already knew him 4 decades! A person has 2 b responsible 4 their own life and destiny. Prince was looking out 4 himself back then, he was just starting to become what he became a SUPERSTAR. Eventually they took control of their own destiny and now are making a descent living. They will NEVER be Prince who is living his life like he wants to...

Man U R really Princed out

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No I don't think Morris knew the Prince who lived in his home was the going to be the Prince who fired Terry & Jimmy and then lied in 1990 and said Morris did it...

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Sheila probably did not know he was like that either, Prince obviously changed over time. Especially from the Prince of 1986 vs 1989

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Why is Sheila E not living her life like she wants too??

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Genesia said:

I always find it amusing that people who don't like to work think those who do (and who make it big through their efforts) are assholes. lol

yeahthat Spot on, Genesia. I don't think you can go by his perspective as an objective and definitive account of Prince and everything that went down during that time. As others here have pointed out, why is he still doing the Morris Day shtick, creating nothing new (on his own), he had more opportunity and exposure than most to get himself something if he went after it. And also, he himself mentions the disfunctionality of The Time, so I don't a think P is the sole reason for why they didn't reach their full potential. You could see it as generous of Prince to let Morris keep performing those songs! and having him at Coachella. Nobody is one-sided - everybody is both asshole and friend and everything in between. Just tired of many his associates always bashing on him - I think it's because he's rich and successful, and they're not.

did he really bash Prince, most of the article was positive Genuis AssHole & Friend

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Reply #25 posted 01/16/14 11:32am

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OldFriends4Sale said:

KCOOLMUZIQ said:

Prince has a reason 4 what he is doing. In time it will be revealed.....

As 4 his proteges! Morris & Sheila in particular, knew how he was when they chose to do business with him. They had already knew him 4 decades! A person has 2 b responsible 4 their own life and destiny. Prince was looking out 4 himself back then, he was just starting to become what he became a SUPERSTAR. Eventually they took control of their own destiny and now are making a descent living. They will NEVER be Prince who is living his life like he wants to...

Man U R really Princed out

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No I don't think Morris knew the Prince who lived in his home was the going to be the Prince who fired Terry & Jimmy and then lied in 1990 and said Morris did it...

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Sheila probably did not know he was like that either, Prince obviously changed over time. Especially from the Prince of 1986 vs 1989

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Why is Sheila E not living her life like she wants too??

I mean as far as in the muziq business. I feel Prince has more control to do as he pleases, compared to most artist. He really doesn't have to answer to anyone...Usually when he wants a reunion with them. They are a there at his command lol. Whether Morris thinks he is a A hole or not goes out the window. biggrin

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KCOOLMUZIQ said:

OldFriends4Sale said:

Man U R really Princed out

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No I don't think Morris knew the Prince who lived in his home was the going to be the Prince who fired Terry & Jimmy and then lied in 1990 and said Morris did it...

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Sheila probably did not know he was like that either, Prince obviously changed over time. Especially from the Prince of 1986 vs 1989

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Why is Sheila E not living her life like she wants too??

I mean as far as in the muziq business. I feel Prince has more control to do as he pleases, compared to most artist. He really doesn't have to answer to anyone...Usually when he wants a reunion with them. They are a there at his command lol. Whether Morris thinks he is a A hole or not goes out the window. biggrin

Right now, it's hard to say, he's just more known, but Sheila is very popular, and seems to be very free as well. The 1 area that is crucial 4 Prince where he can't do as he pleases is release cds. As far as his websites releasing music ... we know how that goes.

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Reply #27 posted 01/16/14 12:02pm

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Not really, Prince said that character was something they would act out, before fame. That character is Morris Day as well

And Morris Day never refuted or denied anything Prince relation, 99% of the interview was positive about Prince, and yes Prince can be an Ass Hole. To his fans even, where would he be without us..

Eye don't look at Prince as an A--Hole. Eye look at him as fiercely protective of his image! That he owns. He is a BRAND and has every right to protect it. Its his bread and butter!

As for Morris he also said once, that he "would rather have been a part of The Revolution than 2 b Morris Day. Because "Morris Day" is character that he has to get up and play the REST of his life".Eye thought was very sad and very telling. It shows that he is not really happy and that he would rather have been a musician than playing a character..

Thats because you are a ****fan* who has never been friends with or worked with Prince. No experience with him whatsoever, but someone who"knows" him and his plans.

And you judge Morris? Sheesh.

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Speak 4 yourself..... rolleyes

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Reply #29 posted 01/16/14 2:47pm

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NOTHING! Is guaranteed in Hollywood. U have to strike when the iron is hot!.Morris had other issues that prevented him from reaching his full potential. Its easy for someone that is not him, too say what he should have done. Eye'm just glad he is still alive & came through it...


Oh I still appreciate him, and agree that there could have been some personal issues that prevented him from being bigger than he is. I do appreciate his talent though.
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