Sam Jennings worked with Prince for 9 years. Growing up in Chicago, he went from throwing fan parties during the 'Wild West' years of the internet in the 1990s, to becoming a very meaningful contributor to Prince's art, design and visual presentation.
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2mins30s - Growing up in Chicago Illinois
4mins - Pursuing a career in the Web back in the mid 90s..."it was an interesting time, it was kind of like the Wild West"
5mins30s - Nona Gaye & The Beautiful Experience
6mins30s - Finding all of the other Prince fans on the internet via online communities...and organising parties at the Berlin club in Chicago
9mins - When did Sam first have contact with Prince? Fans coming together on a 'community project'...and AOL chat rooms.
11mins - How long did you think it would last?
13mins - Confidentiality and Prince...
14mins - Love4OneAnother.com in 1999 and Rave Un2 The Joy Fantastic
16mins - Prince's legacy in the digital world - one of the first to have his own internet business and music distributing artist
17mins - Releasing a 'ton of music in 2001'...'a tremendous explosion of activity for him...' and The Prince Museum online.
19mins - If Prince had lived and you had to design a digital presence for him now, what would that be?
21mins30s - What was the Prince music you first became aware of, early memories and favourite unreleased recordings...
27mins30s - Meeting Prince in person for the first time...
30mins - Maintaining professionalism as a fan...
32mins - How difficult was it to challenge Prince? Fan websites