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Thread started 04/28/18 8:00pm

pnv

Mountaintop.....Atlanta

Atlanta...that was my Mountaintop..now I can go and rest!!!
Prince words....Deep!! Its a reference to MLK. After MLK gave his I've Been To The Mountaintop speech the very next day he died....Whoa
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Reply #1 posted 04/28/18 8:30pm

Layitdown

Prince said a lot of things of this nature during those last few days & I have my own conclusions from it all.

If they based the investigation off of things he said & wrote alone, then i'm sure the authorities & a lot of people here would have a completely different conclusion of what happened 2 him.

Even the last few years seemed 2 b leading up 2 something...

1nce the emotions of it all r set aside...I think it's pretty obvious what was going on.

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Reply #2 posted 04/28/18 9:49pm

pnv

Layitdown said:

Prince said a lot of things of this nature during those last few days & I have my own conclusions from it all.


If they based the investigation off of things he said & wrote alone, then i'm sure the authorities & a lot of people here would have a completely different conclusion of what happened 2 him.


Even the last few years seemed 2 b leading up 2 something...


1nce the emotions of it all r set aside...I think it's pretty obvious what was going on.





I understand what ur saying.....
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Reply #3 posted 04/28/18 10:36pm

tomcooper2323

He probably meant that he felt obligatated to do that show, but didn't feel up to it. So he had to climb the mountain and get it done and then he could rest and recuperate for awhile. That's how I took it.

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Reply #4 posted 04/29/18 2:48am

TheEnglishGent

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Prince sung that he'd been to the mountain top when he recorded Don't Play Me in 1996. What can we read into that? He didn't die in 1996. Was that was the start of a 20 year count down?

RIP sad
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Reply #5 posted 04/29/18 5:21am

pnv

TheEnglishGent said:

Prince sung that he'd been to the mountain top when he recorded Don't Play Me in 1996. What can we read into that? He didn't die in 1996. Was that was the start of a 20 year count down?




OK....the Mountaintop statement.....plus other cryptic statements were signs.....his frame of mind....it's what you call red flags. I don't know what his demeanor was when he recorded the song in 1996 but his demeanor on the plane was that of someone discouraged and depressed.
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Reply #6 posted 04/29/18 6:18am

PURPLEIZED3121

safe to say that during his final days he was high, his body barely functioning & his mind/thoughts all over the place. Sad but more thank likely true.

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Reply #7 posted 04/29/18 11:23am

pnv

PURPLEIZED3121 said:[quote]

safe to say that during his final days he was high, his body barely functioning & his mind/thoughts all over the place. Sad but more thank likely true.

[/quote

Was he really high....after taking pills for awhile they have no effect on you....that's what make you wanna take more. You build a tolerance.
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Reply #8 posted 04/29/18 12:01pm

Layitdown

Let's not 4get that 4 the past few years prior 2 his passing:

- Prince made efforts to make right the wrongs w/ Morris Day & the Time,Tyka, Wendy & Lisa etc.

- A normally private/ reclusive artist opened up his home/ studio to the fans, on more than 1 occassion AND was actively turning it into a museum.

- Prince willingly reconnected with Warner Bros. after a NASTY relationship.

(advertisements in Billboard magazine w/ subliminal digs at each other etc.) - he wanted his master recordings even if that meant resigning with them.

- Prince made efforts to give the fans the type of music that they wanted 2 hear of him.

- Prince worked w/ upcoming artist that he normally wouldn't have just 2 put his stamp of approval on them.

- Prince allowed a NON MUSICIAN 2 produce his recordngs

- Prince agreed 2 do an autobiography

A lot of the above was UNHEARD of w/ him at 1 point of his career. Obviously something was going on w/ him personally.

Add the obvious pain he was in w/ his mindstate in his last few days, along w/ the condition PPK was in. On top of him losing Denise Matthews (Vanity), the miscarriages, his parents etc...

[Edited 4/29/18 12:26pm]

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Reply #9 posted 05/01/18 6:58am

pnv

Layitdown said:



Let's not 4get that 4 the past few years prior 2 his passing:


- Prince made efforts to make right the wrongs w/ Morris Day & the Time,Tyka, Wendy & Lisa etc.


- A normally private/ reclusive artist opened up his home/ studio to the fans, on more than 1 occassion AND was actively turning it into a museum.


- Prince willingly reconnected with Warner Bros. after a NASTY relationship.


(advertisements in Billboard magazine w/ subliminal digs at each other etc.) - he wanted his master recordings even if that meant resigning with them.


- Prince made efforts to give the fans the type of music that they wanted 2 hear of him.


- Prince worked w/ upcoming artist that he normally wouldn't have just 2 put his stamp of approval on them.


- Prince allowed a NON MUSICIAN 2 produce his recordngs


- Prince agreed 2 do an autobiography



A lot of the above was UNHEARD of w/ him at 1 point of his career. Obviously something was going on w/ him personally.



Add the obvious pain he was in w/ his mindstate in his last few days, along w/ the condition PPK was in. On top of him losing Denise Matthews (Vanity), the miscarriages, his parents etc...



[Edited 4/29/18 12:26pm]



Exactly.....he was very reflective. Reaching out to old friends and band members.... The ones that meant the most.
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Reply #10 posted 05/01/18 7:00am

pnv

Layitdown said:

Prince said a lot of things of this nature during those last few days & I have my own conclusions from it all.


If they based the investigation off of things he said & wrote alone, then i'm sure the authorities & a lot of people here would have a completely different conclusion of what happened 2 him.


Even the last few years seemed 2 b leading up 2 something...


1nce the emotions of it all r set aside...I think it's pretty obvious what was going on.






That thought crosses my mind a great deal.....
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Reply #11 posted 05/01/18 2:58pm

luvsexy4all

he wasnt sure about overcoming his problem...

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Reply #12 posted 05/02/18 1:01am

Rebeljuice

Layitdown said:

Let's not 4get that 4 the past few years prior 2 his passing:

- Prince made efforts to make right the wrongs w/ Morris Day & the Time,Tyka, Wendy & Lisa etc.

- A normally private/ reclusive artist opened up his home/ studio to the fans, on more than 1 occassion AND was actively turning it into a museum.

- Prince willingly reconnected with Warner Bros. after a NASTY relationship.

(advertisements in Billboard magazine w/ subliminal digs at each other etc.) - he wanted his master recordings even if that meant resigning with them.

- Prince made efforts to give the fans the type of music that they wanted 2 hear of him.

- Prince worked w/ upcoming artist that he normally wouldn't have just 2 put his stamp of approval on them.

- Prince allowed a NON MUSICIAN 2 produce his recordngs

- Prince agreed 2 do an autobiography

A lot of the above was UNHEARD of w/ him at 1 point of his career. Obviously something was going on w/ him personally.

Add the obvious pain he was in w/ his mindstate in his last few days, along w/ the condition PPK was in. On top of him losing Denise Matthews (Vanity), the miscarriages, his parents etc...

[Edited 4/29/18 12:26pm]


None of this really says anything with an open mind. It does fuel the minds of those who have developed the "he knew his time was coming" narative. I just see it as the next stage of his life though. He has been letting fans into PP for many years, it wasn't anything new. I'm also not sure that giving the fans HNR Phase 1 was giving the fans what they wanted to hear.

Also, Josh is a musician. As to why he decided to have someone produce him that says something different to me. In fact his whole release schedule and his studio output for the 6 or 7 years prior to his death says one of two things to me - 1) He was slowing down and was taking the role of tutor to a younger generation or 2) his addiction was controlling his life and making music was no longer his number 1 priority. From 2010 onwards his studio output was pretty lean. One live studio album with 3EG and another (AOA) produced by someone else. This followed by two "albums" of outtakes and older songs. Not the prolific Prince we had become accustomed to.

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Reply #13 posted 05/02/18 6:45am

pnv

Rebeljuice said:



Layitdown said:




Let's not 4get that 4 the past few years prior 2 his passing:


- Prince made efforts to make right the wrongs w/ Morris Day & the Time,Tyka, Wendy & Lisa etc.


- A normally private/ reclusive artist opened up his home/ studio to the fans, on more than 1 occassion AND was actively turning it into a museum.


- Prince willingly reconnected with Warner Bros. after a NASTY relationship.


(advertisements in Billboard magazine w/ subliminal digs at each other etc.) - he wanted his master recordings even if that meant resigning with them.


- Prince made efforts to give the fans the type of music that they wanted 2 hear of him.


- Prince worked w/ upcoming artist that he normally wouldn't have just 2 put his stamp of approval on them.


- Prince allowed a NON MUSICIAN 2 produce his recordngs


- Prince agreed 2 do an autobiography



A lot of the above was UNHEARD of w/ him at 1 point of his career. Obviously something was going on w/ him personally.



Add the obvious pain he was in w/ his mindstate in his last few days, along w/ the condition PPK was in. On top of him losing Denise Matthews (Vanity), the miscarriages, his parents etc...




[Edited 4/29/18 12:26pm]




None of this really says anything with an open mind. It does fuel the minds of those who have developed the "he knew his time was coming" narative. I just see it as the next stage of his life though. He has been letting fans into PP for many years, it wasn't anything new. I'm also not sure that giving the fans HNR Phase 1 was giving the fans what they wanted to hear.

Also, Josh is a musician. As to why he decided to have someone produce him that says something different to me. In fact his whole release schedule and his studio output for the 6 or 7 years prior to his death says one of two things to me - 1) He was slowing down and was taking the role of tutor to a younger generation or 2) his addiction was controlling his life and making music was no longer his number 1 priority. From 2010 onwards his studio output was pretty lean. One live studio album with 3EG and another (AOA) produced by someone else. This followed by two "albums" of outtakes and older songs. Not the prolific Prince we had become accustomed to.




He was collaborating with the younger generation, finding talent on YouTube and other outlets.....the man was a musical genius!!!
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Reply #14 posted 05/04/18 6:16am

pnv

pnv said:

Rebeljuice said:



Layitdown said:




Let's not 4get that 4 the past few years prior 2 his passing:


- Prince made efforts to make right the wrongs w/ Morris Day & the Time,Tyka, Wendy & Lisa etc.


- A normally private/ reclusive artist opened up his home/ studio to the fans, on more than 1 occassion AND was actively turning it into a museum.


- Prince willingly reconnected with Warner Bros. after a NASTY relationship.


(advertisements in Billboard magazine w/ subliminal digs at each other etc.) - he wanted his master recordings even if that meant resigning with them.


- Prince made efforts to give the fans the type of music that they wanted 2 hear of him.


- Prince worked w/ upcoming artist that he normally wouldn't have just 2 put his stamp of approval on them.


- Prince allowed a NON MUSICIAN 2 produce his recordngs


- Prince agreed 2 do an autobiography



A lot of the above was UNHEARD of w/ him at 1 point of his career. Obviously something was going on w/ him personally.



Add the obvious pain he was in w/ his mindstate in his last few days, along w/ the condition PPK was in. On top of him losing Denise Matthews (Vanity), the miscarriages, his parents etc...




[Edited 4/29/18 12:26pm]




None of this really says anything with an open mind. It does fuel the minds of those who have developed the "he knew his time was coming" narative. I just see it as the next stage of his life though. He has been letting fans into PP for many years, it wasn't anything new. I'm also not sure that giving the fans HNR Phase 1 was giving the fans what they wanted to hear.

Also, Josh is a musician. As to why he decided to have someone produce him that says something different to me. In fact his whole release schedule and his studio output for the 6 or 7 years prior to his death says one of two things to me - 1) He was slowing down and was taking the role of tutor to a younger generation or 2) his addiction was controlling his life and making music was no longer his number 1 priority. From 2010 onwards his studio output was pretty lean. One live studio album with 3EG and another (AOA) produced by someone else. This followed by two "albums" of outtakes and older songs. Not the prolific Prince we had become accustomed to.




He was collaborating with the younger generation, finding talent on YouTube and other outlets.....the man was a musical genius!!!


Prince was dropping clues/hints all over the place.
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Reply #15 posted 05/04/18 6:40am

pinkcashmere23

tomcooper2323 said:

He probably meant that he felt obligatated to do that show, but didn't feel up to it. So he had to climb the mountain and get it done and then he could rest and recuperate for awhile. That's how I took it.

That's how I took it as well.

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