Prince Was Always A Guitar Hero, No Matter When White Folks Realized It

Posthumous praise from the music establishment is too little, too late

“Prince’s follow-this-mufuckers clap-back was well warranted. Reportedly, he was miffed by Rolling Stone’s assertion that he couldn’t hold his own against the likes of rock stalwarts Eric Clapton, Duane Allman, Eddie Van Halen, Jerry Garcia, Kirk Hammett, Randy Rhoads, and Stevie Ray Vaughan. Or that musicians like Kurt Cobain, The Edge, Johnny Ramone, Robbie Robertson, and Thurston Moore were…