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john. you can see we're still dry, the commute's going to be dry this morning, many of us dry through lunchtime and into the afternoon. but there's some rain in parts of the area, very few showers this morning. you can see a break to the west, they will fill in this afternoon and tonight. that's when we see the possibility of a thunderstorm. you can see some hail and gusty winds with those individual storms, then we clear you out by saturday afternoon. cooler sunday. >> thanks so much. we'll have another check of news and weather in 25 minutes. >> thanks for watching, i'm mary calvi. >> and i'm chris wragge. cbs this morning is next. have a great day and a wonderful weekend. captioning funded by cbs good morning, it is friday, april 22nd, 2016. welcome to "cbs this morning." the world honors the musical
musician's sudden death. stevie wonder, former fiancee sheila e., and music producer l.a. reed join us to reflect on prince and the genius behind his music. president obama begins his european tour by dining with queen elizabeth, but the timing of his visit is very controversial. we begin with a look at today's "eye opener," your world in 90 seconds. >> dearly beloved, we are gathered here today to get through this thing called life. >> remembering an iconic music at genius, prince. >> stunned by the sudden death, but he's still in the spiritual form. [ cheers ] we love him. >> what a thing to have been alive when prince was making music. we are all incredibly lucky. >> and a small gesture of
change the set in his honor. [ applause ] purple rain purple rain >> it's like it's not even real. i can't even digest it yet. this man is irreplaceable as a human being, as an artist. [ applause ] >> i wish all of you the best on this fascinating journey. it ain't over. peace. [ applause ] the campaign trail ahead of next week's contest in the northeast. >> we're winning by a lot. we're kicking ass. >> president obama has arrived -- >> this will be the last time he comes here as the president of the united states. jason arrieta, he's done it again! >> all that -- >> music royalty. >> music fans remembering prince. >> landmarks across the country glowing in purple. >> the cast of broadway's "hamilton" remembered prince.
along with the cast. >> all that matters -- >> you got to say prince approach? >> yeah, his assistant walks up to me and my friend and goes, "prince would like to invite you to his house." >> he said that to my wife! >> on "cbs this morning." >> many of us humidity along with the lyrics. in this life things are much harder than in the after world. in this life, you're on your own. [ cheers ] >> this morning's "eye opener" is presented by toyota. let's go places. welcome to "cbs this morning." we are remembering a towering
prince was a self-taught genius who created his own rules. only want to see you see you in the purple rain purple rain purple rain >> prince's electric and captivating style was on display during his iconic performance of "purple rain" during the 2007 super bowl. he was one of the most daring artist of his era. >> the outpouring of grief and tributes stretches from outside prince's home near minneapolis to all around the world. the cause of his death still remains a mystery this morning. our coverage begins in chanhassen, minnesota, at prince's paisley park compound. jaime, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. prince fans would often show up here to paisley park for impromptu concerts. now they're coming to pay their respects to the larger-than-life rock star. for minnesota fans, it's not
musical icon but celebrating him. purple rain purple rain this is what it sounds like when doves cry >> reporter: on the streets of minneapolis last night -- >> reporter: thousands of fans celebrated prince -- as he would have wanted them to, with a sing-along. and an all-night dance party. >> love prince. i mean, the guy could play every instrument. he brought a lot of other art artists with him. and no one could do a slow song like prince. >> reporter: thursday morning the rock icon was found unresponsive inside an elevator at his famous paisley park home. >> medical at paisley park, 7801 audubon road. person down. >> reporter: paramedics performed cpr but were unable to revive the singer, and he was
a transcript from a 911 call shows an unidentified male phoned in the emergency telling the dispatcher, "we're at prince's house. the person is dead here." the caller struggled to figure out the exact address. >> he really impacted my life in profound, meaningful ways. >> reporter: the sudden death shocked fans who attended a dance party at his estate just last saturday. >> he sounded kind of frail. he didn't sing or anything -- shocking. >> reporter: prince had been reportedly battling illness recently. earlier this month, he postponed a concert in atlanta but felt healthy enough to put on a make-up show last friday. purple rain purple rain >> reporter: it would be his final big performance. on the flight home, his plane made an emergency landing in illinois. his publicist said it was the flu, and he was taken to a
got to party >> reporter: tributes poured in soon after his death thursday. madonna tweeted, "a true visionary. what a loss." president obama called the artist "one of the most gifted musicians of our time." little red corvette >> reporter: dez dickerson met prince in 1989 after answering an ad in a newspaper. he would go on to play the guitar solo in "little red corvette." >> when trends came and went, he didn't. >> reporter: the cause of death is under investigation at this point. the medical examiner will perform an autopsy later today. gayle? >> thank you. so hard to believe. thank you very much. prince never stopped making music or influencing other artists during his nearly four-decade career. he released 39 studio albums, most recent in december.
show us prince's reign over the music industry. anthony, good morning. >> good morning at 5'2", prince wasn't a large physical presence. during interviews he often came off as shy. when in studio or on stage, his persona fill to grow whatever space he occupied. with the sound that danced between rock, soul, and funk, he'd become one of the '80s most influential artists. "i didn't dress like anybody. i didn't look like anybody. i didn't sound like anybody," prince once said. doing?" with his grinch-like grin, flirted with controversy. an audacious performer, he flaunted his androgyny, daring anyone to defy him.
was astounding. a self-taught virtuoso on guitar, keyboards, and drums, he played all 27 instruments on his debut album. after honing his sound at minneapolis's first avenue nightclub, prince broke through in 1979 with "i wannabe your lover." >> prince! lover >> reporter: four years later, he'd become one of the first black artists to get regular play on mtv with this song -- little red corvette >> reporter: it was off the album "199 9," the record which made prince a superstar. his followup took him into the stratosphere. only want to see you underneath the purple rain >> reporter: "purple rain" would sell more than 20 million copies worldwide and become one of the defining albums of the decade.
and an oscar for the quasi-autobiographical film that prince himself starred in. restlessly prolific, prince wrote hits for himself and other artists. nothing compares >> reporter: like sinead o'connor. nothing compares to you >> reporter: in the '90s, prince famously changed his name to an unpronounceable symbol. during a well-publicized contract dispute with his record label, warner bros. >> after much negotiation, warner brothers records granted me to freedom, and i thank them for that. >> reporter: in 2004, in his first year of eligibility, he was inducted into the rock & roll hall of fame. >> when i first started out in this music industry, i was most concerned with freedom. freedom to produce, freedom to play all the instruments on my records, freedom to say anything i wanted to.
later that night on george harrison's "while my guitar gently weeps," is considered one of the epic guitar solos of all time. as alicia keys said in her induction speech then, "there have been many kings -- >> but there is only one prince. [ applause ] >> reporter: that guitar solo almost never happened. olivia harrison, george's widow, had wanted only george's friends to play on the song. but she relented, and the result was one of the greatest nights in that event's history. >> thanks, anthony. prince's friends and peers described him as a provocative and innovative musical genius. "entertainment tonight" co-host kevin frasier knew prince well. he joins you now from los angeles. kevin, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, charlie. you know, he was one of those
fascinating and smart man, but he also threw the greatest parties. that is something that stars in hollywood loved to attend. his parties were amazing. you know, he would play all night long in all kinds of different music. rim walking in one night, and there was a mariachi band that was playing. he launched into latino music for a while before playing rock and roll. he would change genres, and everyone would come out and just listen for hours. if you were to go, you had to be ready to be there into the wee hours of the morning. i remember dragging my wife out one morning at 3:00 a.m. i couldn't pull my best friend out, he said he was going stay. he state departmentyed around and when he got home after 6:00 a.m., he said after prince played, they served pancakes. >> anybody at one of those parties would stay was certainly worth it. what can you tell us about any health issues he may have had? he told a crowd last week, he said wait a few days before you waste any prayers. there's so much speculation today. what are you hearing about any
there is so much speculation as to what really happened to prince. i don't know what exactly led to his death, but i do know that he had health issues. he had hip replacement surgery in 2010. people close to prince tell me he struggled with painkillers due to his hip and ankle issues. he recently canceled a couple of shows. for him to miss a performance, something was drastically wrong. and we will learn more when the autopsy results come out. the hip and ankle issues were a problem for him for so longment. and for a man who loved to dance and move so much, it either bothered him. >> kevin, what did you think when you first heard the news? >> reporter: i was devastated. at first, i didn't think it was true. i said -- something happened to someone at briefpaisley park, but i didn't think it was him. you know, the first prince party i ever attended, you were there. i remember being in awe of the man.
sat down and had dinner or talked to him, you realized that he just wanted to talk about what was going on in the world. he would sit down with professors, politicians, all kinds of people to understand what was going on. and that was the man he really was, and he cared deeply about his community. >> what's interesting is culture's the way we define ourselves. it hurts so much more when artists die because they have helped us understand the world we live in and who we are, but the music stays, and the art stays, and that's why it's so important to take note of someone who defines that. >> well said. thank you very much. i know "entertainment tonight" will bring you full coverage this evening of the death of prince. check your local listings. coming up, stevie wonder will be with us as we celebrate prince's life and career here on "cbs this morning." donald trump's top strategist is telling republican
will soon see a different candidate. paul manafort said donald trump is ready to reach out to a wider range of voters. he spoke out as party rules challenge change that could improve the candidate's chances. we have more from hollywood, california, where the meeting continues today. major, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. donald trump did not come here to butter up the delegates. ted cruz and john kasich did. delegates we've spoken to are divided on trump's absence. some called it a blunder, a missed opportunity. others say he has an obligation to be on the campaign trail to win votes and ultimately primaries. regardless, trump is the number-one topic among delegates more than mildly anxious about what the next two months will bring. >> cruz and kasich have no path to victory. it's over. it's over. >> reporter: despite calls for him to begin adopting a softer tone, donald trump remained disdainful of ted cruz and john kasich thursday. >> they threw him around like a
>> reporter: trump's convention manager, paul manafort told committee members that up until now trump has been "projecting an image, but the part he's been playing is evolving. soon they'll see a real different guy." cruz quickly seized on the comments. >> he's telling us he's lying to us. that you look at what his campaign manager says, it is that this is just an act. this is just a show. >> reporter: in pennsylvania, trump said he isn't ready to change just yet. >> we have to be tough for a little while. i'll be, at some point, i'm going to be so presidential that you people will be so bored. >> we're going to get closer next tuesday -- >> reporter: manafort's main mission was to mend fences with those loyal to the nominating rules. something you're going to try to soften the sense of
hostility? >> it's the difference between elected. >> reporter: there were no proposed change during the spring meeting. cautious not to enflame an already tense situation. >> we have very unpredictable candidates in the race, and nobody knows what's going to happen. >> reporter: there is, i must tell you, an undercurrent of tension here. some delegates we've spoken to are very concerned about the possibility of violence at the july republican national convention. either at the arena or around it. and there are conversations here about fears of death threats if some delegates publicly back either trump or cruz. for that reason, some state party chairmen have advised delegates to remain neutral to avoid the spotlight or possibly worse. president obama is in london. he arrived with a message that some british politicians say he should have left at home. margaret brennan is traveling with the president. she's outside the houses of parliament. good morning. >> reporter: good morning.
visit by the president and first lady is lunch with the queen to celebrate her 90th birthday. the timing is very controversial. the president is helping prime minister david cameron win a tough upcoming vote. he's trying to convince britons to stay members of the e.u. that's the 28-nation club that bind european countries together. in an op-ed today, the president wrote, "as your friend, let me say that the e.u. makes britain even greater." skeptics like london mayor boris johnson are accusing mr. obama of being a bully, writing, "the u.s. guards its democracy with more hysterical jealousy than any other country on earth. it's a breathtaking example of the principle do as i say, but not as i do." well, the president's going to hold a press conference later today with david cameron to emphasize the special relationship. and the obamas will end the day on a less scandalous notes, having dinner with the duke and duchess of cambridge, better known as will and kate.
>> margaret brennan in london. i will see you in germany on monday. i'll interview the president there in hanover. you can see it here on tuesday on "cbs this morning." the entire conversation will be on my pbs program on tuesday night. >> something to look forward to next week. forecasters say in houston, we'll finally get a break from the rain this weekend. more thunderstorms on thursday hit areas that were already under water after a week of heavy raining. the flooding is blamed for eight deaths in the houston area. all of them were drivers trapped in their cars by the rising water. officials are releasing water from two reservoirs to relieve the pressure on the dams, and in wharton about 60 miles from houston, officials expanded a mandatory evacuation order. the person you sent to congress may be spending 30 hours a week on the phone raising cash. ahead, we'll preview our "60 minutes" investigation and show how laws are being compared to thank you nora.
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broadway remembers the music of prince. ahead, jennifer hudson's emotional tribute. and on monday, comedian larry wilmore from "the nightly show" is coming back to studio 57. he's hosting this month's w good morning, it is friday april 22nd. it is going to be a warm one. i'm mary calvi. john elliott has your forecast in a moment.
official in brooklyn won't be on the job. diane haslett has been suspended without pay pending the outcome of investigations into tuesday's primary problems. more than 125,000 people in brooklyn found they'd been dropped from the voting rolls. there were also delayed poll openings. state attorney general eric snyderman and city comptroller scott stringer have opened investigations. the costume characters and painted ladies of time square will soon have new rules to follow. mayor bill de blasio has signed a bill to regulate where and how they operate. the department of transportation will create restricted zones to keep them from blocking pedestrians in traffic free areas. officials hope to have the zones in place by the summer. starting at 10:00 this morning, three locations across manhattan are going car free for earth day. broadway will be closed to vehicles in flat iron between 17th and 23rd streets. there will also be closures around nyu around washington
heights will be affected as streets. city leaders are encouraging bikes. and now let's get it over to meteorologist john elliott with a look at your forecast. >> i'll tell you what else is going to be changing the atmosphere is loaded. there's moisture out there that feels sticky at times. that's, again, part of the equation that we're looking at thunderstorms later today. partly cloudy and 63 right now. you can see just little bit of rain into parts of ulster county. that's about it. expand the composite radar and there's this break right here, then a few more showers will fill in this afternoon. the front is all the way well back into parts of ohio and indiana. so that doesn't clear until early saturday morning. then a break saturday afternoon, cooler with sun on sunday mary. thanks so much. we're back with another local update in about 25 minutes.
purple rain you can feel the hair standing occupy thestand ing -- standing occupy the back of your neck, goosebumps. >> that's jennifer hudson's rendition of "purple rain." boy, oh boy. welcome back to "cbs this morning." pretty powerful, isn't it? >> gorgeous. >> you can feel that. >> you really can. absolutely. coming up in this half hour, music great stevie wonder is standing by now with a musical instrument to help us remember his friend prince this morning. and a congressman takes us inside the world of high-pressure fund-raising and his plan to take lawmakers out of the game. ahead, we'll preview our investigation into lawmakers dialing for dollars. time to show some of the this morning's headlines. the "los angeles times" reports that it cost the fbi more than $1 million to hack the iphone used by the san bernardino gunman. fbi director james comey did not cite a specific figure but said it costs more than he will be
the fbi did not say who broke apple's code. the "wall street journal" reports on sears holdings closing dozens of stores to cut costs. 68 kmart and super kmart stores and ten sears stores will close in 27 states starting in late july. this was all parts of a plan to cut up to $650 million in expenses. it's not known how many workers will be laid off. reporting on the training mishap that destroyed three humvees last week in germany. no one was hurt. an army spokesman says several rehearsals and inspections preceded the drill. and "the charlotte observer" reports nba commissioner adam silver says the lakers' next all-star game will be moved out of the city if a controversial north carolina law is not changed. silver did not set a deadline for a decision. critics say the state's law limits anti-discrimination
bisexual, and firsthandtransgender people. britain issued a travel advisory this week about the law and a similar measure in mississippi. prince is being celebrated today for his prolific solo work and many collaborations with other artists including the iconic stevie wonder. [ wild cheers ] >> prince performed with the legendary singer/songwriter in 2010 and many other times. prince spoke about wonder's influence in a 1999 interview with larry king. >> not a lot of people knew about me because i was -- i used stevie wonder as an inspiration, whom i look up to a great deal just for the way that he crafted music and his connection to the spirit. and boy, back then, i used him as a role model in trying to play all the instruments and be very self-contained and keep my
so word spread quickly about what i could do. >> we are honored to be joined by stevie wonder, joining us from los angeles very early this morning. thank you very much. we really appreciate this because we all know what prince meant to you. we really appreciate you joining us this morning. i want to start with this -- so many people say that prince influenced them, yet we just heard prince say that you were the one that influenced him. what does that mean to you, and how are you remembering him today? >> well, first of all, i'm very happy to be here with you. nothing's too early or too soon to celebrate the greatness of a man that did so much for the music world as well as for the consciousness of caring about people as did he. as far as saying that i influenced him, i feel honored
>> i always wanted to play the guitar. i found the instrument about >> wow. >> i said i'm going to have a similar kind of sound just based on me liking, you know, the guitar and just liking what it was to be way of expressing musically. i think that for him and myself and all of us that love playing instruments and learning how to play various instruments, we're challenged because instruments are like various colors that a person that is a painter on the canvas would use various colors to create the earnings season of what -- create the essence of what they want to say. >> charlie rose here. talk about genius. you understand genius. are you genius. what was it about prince's
>> his marriage of a love for music. his marriage for a love for humankind. the marriage of his love for equality, the fact that he was not afraid. he did not ever allow his dream to be put to sleep based on fear. and so you know, when i cry tears for all those various reasons, you know, songs are like the memories. so i remember a few years ago going to his concert at the forum on my birthday. and it was so exciting to be able to perform with him. i didn't know it was going to happen. we got up on stage and jammed together. and we've done that a few times, as he talked about paris. most of all, i just loved his heart. >> yeah. >> uh-huh.
world, everyone of whatever culture, ethnicity, religion, that you take a moment to remember how irresponsible we all are by not following the direction of people that are talking about -- listen, let's have a day, a week, a month, a lifetime of love. it's not impossible. >> stevie, the on,bit in "the new york times" is beautiful saying his music is a cornucopia of ideas, triumphantly, brilliantly kaleidoscopic. how do you think his music was different from other musicians? >> i think that he was far more daring, and you know, as much as people talk about we didn't know too much about his personal life, it's not important. you don't need to know everything about people. but most of all, you need to know what he wants to do and is
that's the most important thing. that he wore his sincerity on his sleeve, and you could see it. that's the most important thing. >> people said he was so interested in social justice. you two had many conversations about that, didn't you? >> we did. you know, when you think about there's some over 300 million or more guns in america, and that we're not doing anything to really make a difference. we talked about that. we talked about obviously black lives matter. and the reality is it's a very simple thing. the beginning of all civilization started in africa. so of course black lives matter. it was the beginning of civilization. all of you are children. >> yeah. >> i feel our children need to stop acting up. >> we're glad you that came and brought a music an instrument. and are you stevie wonder. are you game for a musical tribute? >> you know what, i surely can't
can do little bit maybe. purple rain purple rain purple rain purple rain purple rain purple rain i only wanted to see you bathing in the purple rain i can't -- it's hard. >> stevie, that's beautiful. what's your favorite memory of him before we go? you guys spent many times together. give us one. >> he worked on a couple things that i did. he kind of produced a thing that i did -- a remix and played on it and did the whole thing over. it was released in certain
and then he obviously played on the song -- "the summer sun." and i just remember just everything, i'm going back and remembering more and more and more, and just -- celebrating his life and his talent and his kind heart through the tears that we all cry. >> we're all feeling today. stevie again, thank you very much. >> yeah. >> thank you. >> celebrating his life. >> stevie wonder. sheila e., prince's former fiancee and bandmate, will be with us ahead ahead on "cbs this mornin." coming up, a congressman shows us how voters could be paying the price for lawmakers when who can't stop fund-raising. we'll preview the investigation
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fund-raising is a fact of life for members of congress. but sunday "60 minutes" reveals how our elected officials feel pressured to spend as much as 30 hours a week calling potential donors. members raised more than $1 billion in 2014. wye we spoke to lawmakers who are pushing the stop act that would prohibit members of congress from personally asking for cash on the phone when they're in session. here's a preview. >> reporter: after the supreme court's citizens united decision, a flood of outside money poured into super pacs, political groups that are allowed to spend unlimited dollars on ads to support or attack candidates for office. >> the last few years of congress have been the most unproductive ever. >> yeah.
i didn't highly recognize the place when i came back. >> reporter: congressman rick nolan, a democrat from nebraska, is also co-sponsoring the stop act. nolan was first elected to congress in 1974 but served just six years. he returned in 2013. >> seemed like i took a nap and came back and said, wow, what happened to this place? what's happened to democracy? the congress of the united states is hardly a democrat ig-- democratic institution anymore. both parties have told newly elected members of the congress that they should spend 30 hours a week in the republican and democratic call centers across the street from the congress dialing for dollars. >> reporter: 30 hours a week? >> 30 showers what they tell you -- 30 hours is what they tell you. it's discouraging good people from running for office. i can give you names of people who said i'd like to go to washington and help fix
washington and become a mid level telemarketer dialing for dollars, for crying out loud. >> you're saying members of congress are becoming like telemarketers? >> well, 30 hours a week, that's a lot of telemarketing. probably more than most telemarketers do. >> sunday on "60 minutes," representative david jolly of florida pulls back the curtain on the practice of dialing for dollars. and he will be here in studio 57 monday with a closer look here on "cbs this morning." >> things didn't know about washington i learned. incredible. >> i was interesting in hearing his comments. so enthusiastic. looking forward to sunday. the united states is lighting up in the color purpose told honor prince today.
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that's spike lee. hosted a dance party outside his brooklyn headquarters last night to honor his friend, prince. two iconic bridges in prince's home state of minnesota were bathed in purpose told honor their local hero. the minnesota twins home field turned purpose old a raisy thursday. the text on the jumbotron read, "good night, sweet prince." the omni hotel gave a tribute to "purple rain." and here in new york city, people altered the signs and displays at the prince street subway station in memory of the musician. spike put out a tweet saying i'm having a party, over 5,000 people came. people celebrating yet mourning this man and his music at the same time.
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evil criminal or being. now a check on your weather for today starting out warm. >> it's going to wrap up warm too. we've got lots of sun. it's pretty outside, very comfortable numbers for this time of day this time of year. you're already warmer than youth expect it to be in the afternoon. 65 in the city with sun overhead. now the showers they're well north and west. you've got nice sun through orange county, sussex, passaic, now the showers there will be a few passing showers, hudson valley, then a break, then a few more. we don't wrap these things up until early on saturday. toasty with that southwest wind. you're cooler along the shore but warm inland. tomorrow starts gray. we see sun in the afternoon and sunday a little cooler but it looks pretty good. mary. thank you. another local update is coming your way in 25 minutes.
we'll ask legendary producers about working with prince and talk to sheila e., the woman who knew prince, lived with him, worked with him, and loved him. first, here's today's "eye opener" at 8:00. prince fans showed up for an impromptu concert. now they're coming to pay their respects to the larger-than-life rock star. >> when in the studio or on stage, his persona and influence grew to fill whatever space he occupied. >> what did you think when you first heard the news? >> i didn't think it was true. i didn't believe that it was him. he almost seemed invincible. >> so much more than an artist. the music stayed, and the art stayed. that's why it's so important to take note of someone. >> reporter: trump is the number-one topic among delegates more than mildly anxious about what the next two months will bring. >> the official reason for this visit by the president and first lady is lunch with the queen to
the timing is very controversial. you are stevie wonder. are you game for a musical tribute? >> yeah. i surely can sing one of prince's songs. purple rain purple rain purple rain purple rain purple rain purple rain >> wow. >> the apollo theater. i'll charlie rose with gayle king and norah o'donnell. sprinkles being remembered as one of -- prince is being remembered as one of most creative and iconic artist of his era after his sudden death. >> because of him, i never wanted to be like anyone else
because of his music. going to let the elevator bring us down oh no let's go >> that's "let go crazy," where he sings, "don't let the el vartd bring you down." ironically, the rock icon was found responsive yesterday inside an elevator at his famous paisley park home. he was 57. >> prince pushed the boundaries and inspired other artists for almost 40 years. and some of music's biggest names shared their appreciation. elton john called him "a true genius, musically way ahead of any of us." bruno mars said, "prince, you're one of my heroes, and no one can tell me otherwise, not even you." he posted a note that says, "may your only heroes be god and yourself." >> and alicia keys said, "prince was a gift and a genius. he showed us that we have no limits."
induction into the rock & role hall of fame. we have more on his influence. >> reporter: good morning. from the 20-plus instruments he mastered to the trendsetting clothes he wore, prince was an artist who strived to express his creativity in as many ways as possible. that's why his passing is such a loss and why he'll continue to be an inspiration. tonight i'm gonna party like it's 1999 >> reporter: prince fearlessly pushed the boundaries of his own creativity. >> he was an incredible songwriter, incredible producer, incredible guitar player, incredible piano player, incredible dancer. >> reporter: it was prince's seemingly effortless ability to do anything and everything with such creative and innovative skill that inspired his peers. except for one day >> reporter: justin timberlake says "prince is somewhere within every song i've ever written." >> reporter: in a magazine interview, beyonce said performing with prince on the
"that night with prince, i was just in a trans, completely free." >> reporter: acclaimed songwriter and producer jimmy jam collaborated with prince since they were teenager. >> he made everybody better at what it was that they did. and made them able to do things and achieve things that they wouldn't have been able to do without his influence. can't be too dirty >> reporter: prince's unashamed on stage sexuality paved the way for other artists like madonna to express themselves. express yourself >> one thing, i always try to keep sensuality in my music. was never done in a spirit of misogyny or meanness. >> i think what you're seeing there is just his bravery in terms of being himself.
to and are inspired by that freedom and truth to one's self. >> wherever we get too tied down anything on earth, be it a name, a body, a lifestyle, that's the road to ruin. >> reporter: prince's influence will be greater than ever, he feels renewed attention to the music following his death will lead more to discover him and be inspired by him. >> thanks. sheila e. was prince's drummer, collaborator, long-time friend, and at one point his fiancee. the recording artist is in minneapolis where she went immediately to pay her respects. sheila e., good morning. >> good morning, charlie. >> as i said, you flew immediately to minneapolis. you knew the man. we've been talking about the genius. tell us about the man. >> he was an incredible person. very talented. and as everyone has said, so
and the music that he created and what he's done and left in his legacy of music for the fans are something that all of us will never, ever forget. >> but what -- >> the music will live on forever. >> what was the personal attraction that drew you to him and his sense of presence? >> well, we both loved a lot of the same music, the same artists. and we were both very competitive. we liked a lot of the same things. friends very quickly when we first met. he had been following my career, and we just liked a lot of the same things. and we were able to, you know, sit in a room or at the studio and record for hours on end, have fun. >> you wrote in your book, sheila e., that you were on stage and you two were performing, you looked over, and
tell us about that. what you said. >> yeah. we were performing, and i was playing drums at that time. and you know, there's moments for those who are musicians, we sometimes get into this place of a trance almost. i was playing "purple rain," one of my favorite songs. a lot of times it would make me cry. and we were so into it that sometimes we'd open our eyes and forget that we were in front of 20,000, 30,000 people. at that particular time, as osteoporosised -- as i opened my eyes at the same time as he looked at me, and he asked me to marry him at that exact moment. >> wow. wow. >> and? i want more. i would like to know what he was like as a couple. you two were a couple. you two had a very high-profile relationship. what was he like, that part of
was he funfunny, engaging -- >> was he sexy? >> was he sexy? yeah. >> oh, he was -- yes, he was very funny. he had a great sense of humor. and i don't know, we just did a lot of things together. you know, went to the movies. you know, we played -- loved sports. we always played basketball, ping pong, pool. we did a lot of things that people do. and whatever normal might be. >> things i'd like to do. >> anthony mason, one of our correspondents, described him earlier as restlessly prolific. you say he was a workaholic. how did he spend his day? >> it just depended on how he felt. you know, sometimes especially on the road, we would stop somewhere and just go to the movie or hang out and do something. and then go to sound check.
we would sometimes go and stop at a recording studio just to record before we'd get to the next show. >> why did you feel i have to be in minneapolis this morning? why was that important to you? what is happening there? >> well, yesterday morning when i found out, i immediately called my manager, gilbert, who was with me at the time. and i said, we've got to go back home. i called it home, i said, we've got to go back to minneapolis. we have to find out what's happening. you know, i just felt that i needed to be here. and i felt that he would want me to be here. >> have you heard exactly what happened, sheila? there's so much speculation and rumor. have you heard exactly what happened to him? >> we're still waiting on a lot. i do know a lot. there's things i can't talk about. i really wanted to share my any time that i got a chance to speak with anyone was really to
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"48 hours" brings a two-hour special tomorrow on an extraordinary case. a young woman claimed she shot and killed her boyfriend out of defense. we have her strange behavior and statements while in custody. here's a preview of peter van sant's report. >> reporter: on october 12th, 2012, shana huber shot her on again/off again boyfriend six times. >> 911? >> ma'am, i have -- killed my boyfriend in self-defense. >> reporter: police escorted shana to the station where for almost three hours the 21-year-old told anyone who
29-year-old ryan because she felt her life was in danger. >> i had my head banged into a few different things. and i picked up the gun and shot him. >> reporter: prosecutor michelle snodgrass doesn't buy it. investigators were almost immediately suspicious because of shana's bizarre behavior that night. >> how do you respond to what we're looking at here as a woman in shock? >> someone who is in shock does not pirouette. within hours of putting six bullets into ryan poston and watching him die, she danced and sang. she was putting on a show. she was snapping her fingers and saying, i did it. >> i did it. yes, i did it. you could go to jail, are you allowed to keep your phone? >> reporter: the state believes that this was cold-blooded
factor was shana's relentless obsession with the handsome lawyer. ryan's friend, allie wagner. >> i think she had a goal in the beginning to make him settle down with her. when she wasn't becoming successful, that became a problem. >> reporter: as shana became more possessive, ryan's exasperation grew. in a text to his cousin he wrote, "this is getting to be restraining order-level crazy." by that fall of 2012, authorities believed the situation had reached a breaking point. >> ohio! >> reporter: and had told shana he didn't want to see her that weekend. >> in her mind, this was a failure of sorts. and shana didn't fail. >> she was moving when these shots were fired -- >> reporter: the defense argues that ryan was the one with the violent temper, and shana's mother, sharon huber, says
her daughter. >> shana hubers is not a murderer. no, she is not. >> peter van sant is with us. good morning. her behavior was so bizarre. >> it was classic obsessive behavior. she sent more than 100,000 social media messages to ryan over the course of about a year. he kept wanting to break off this relationship, but she would haven't it. >> is this a case of cold-blooded murder? >> she says no. she claims it was self-defense. ryan had several weapons at his apartment. she claims he had become enraged during the course of an argument, picked up a gun, was moving toward her. she grabs the gun, shoots him six times to end the threat. >> tragic story. peter, thank you very much. and you can watch peter van sant's full report on a two-hour edition tomorrow at 9:00, 8:00 central here on cbs.
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my mother and father didn't know what to do or how to handle it. but they did the best they could with what little they had. >> prince in a rare interview with tavis smiley in 2009. despite the transparency in his music, prince the person remained mysterious to the world. where he is in his own words -- >> i don't know how any of us grow, we just tread water. the judged that we keep growing. minneapolis, yeah. i will always live in minneapolis. >> you will always live here? why? >> uh-huh. it's so cold, it keeps the bad people out. reference for life. that's very important. ego is one thing, and money is one thing. but reverence for life and service to others is the key to getting off this planet. i've been having to deal with a lot of things, getting teased a lot in school.
career, i tried to compensate for that by being as flashy as i could and as noisy as i could. and you know, i just looked, again, i look forward to this time in my life when i can reflect back on it. >> okay, so people think you're weird. they think you're strange. what do you want them to know? >> the music. >> incredibly reflective. >> yeah. ahead, more memories of prince and his music from producer l.a. reid, here in studio 57. plus, it was william shakespeare who write "good . good morning. it is friday, april 22. get ready to turn on the air conditioning. going to be a warm one out there. i'm chris wragge. we'll have the forecast in a moment. the top board of elections official in brooklyn will not be on the job today. the chief clerk has been
the outcome of investigations problems. more than 125,000 people in brooklyn found they had been dropped from voting rolls. there were also delayed poll openings. separate investigations have elections. a postal employee is looking for a $1 million 26-year-old coreen baker says he feels police have been out to get him after he happened to give street directions to cop killer ishmael brinsley back in 2014. brinsley killed rafael ramos and wenjian liu. baker says since then police have been harassing him, including an alleged beating over a dispute over parking. >> heymakers, stomped on his head, kicked him until additional officers showed up. >> they beat on me, just like
only thing i could feel was just being -- felt like i was about to take my last breath. >> detectives are charged with assaulting baker. the n.y.p.d. would not comment on the case, only saying the two detectives have been suspended without pay. now let's get over to john for the forecast on this friday. john? it's kind of a comfortable friday. we've got numbers well above normal. in fact, we're right around where you would expect to be in the afternoon at 8:26 in the morning. i know joanne josephs is watching, because she always watches at 8:00, cbs. we appreciate that, joanne. 65, though. the normal high is 64. 61 in white plains. it's already 66 in belmar. numbers compared to yesterday, 7 to 14 degrees warmer, so you're feeling it. and there's more humidity. now we've got pretty skies in the city. rockland, westchester, putnam. a few more clouds to the west. showers circling the city, so passing showers this morning. best candidates to the north. then that next line fills in
possibility of an isolated thunderstorm. you've got the lift in the atmosphere, as we head to 80. it will feel like june today. make sure you're ready for that. not a lot of rain this morning, but we could see isolated strong storms late tonight into the first part of your saturday. chris? >> john, thanks so much. we're back with another local update in 25 minutes. i'm chris wragge.
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we lost an icon. we lost a leader. we lost many m many aspects a genre. >> not many people are as influential enough to be known by one name let alone by one color. he was. >> in a small gesture of respect tonight, we'd like to change the set in his honor. [ applause ] >> we understand that, stephen colbert colbert. no surprise we're wearing purple today. welcome back to "cbs this morning." coming up in this half hour, more on the genius of prince. epic records chairman and ceo, hello, l.a. reid. in our green room, studio 57. glad you're here. he's launched a lot of brilliant careers. he says that prince was his biggest influence. we'll ask him why. >> looking ford that. bringing shakespeare to the farthest corners of the world as we approach the 400th anniversary of his death. see how his words are being
syrian refugees. in headlines from around the globe, canada's "windsor star" reports on the arrest of a man who allegedly posed as a high school student. jonathan nicola is believed to be 30 years old. he was a star on the catholic central high school basketball team in ontario. he is being detained for violating an immigration law. and "time" revisit an iconic sketch by comedian dave chappelle that inspired a prince song. in the skit, charlie murphy, brother of eddie murphy, played a game of basketball against prince in 1985 after a night of partying. >> kind of hot out here, man. >> why don't you purify yourself in the waters of lake minnetonka? in your face, charlie murphy. >> that's awesome. look at the pancakes. prince won by a landslide.
and after the game, of course he served murphy pancakes. in 2013, prince released a song called "breakfast can wait." the cover featured chappell dressed as prince holding a plate of pancakes. >> that's what you call prince's sense of humor right there. there's an example right there. the world this morning is remembering prince and the huge energy that he brought to all of his performances. let me hear you scream >> prince put his musical prowess on display nine years ago at the super bowl halftime show. one person who knew the extent of his talents is epic records chairman and ceo l.a. reid. he tweeted last night, "this is what it sounds like when the world cries. prince, i already miss you." wow. "your medicals dolodies will live on forever." great to have you here in the studio. >> great to see you guys celebrate the life of this
artist, performer. as sad as i am, i'm happy that he's being celebrated. >> the more you hear and the more that you read about him, it's fascinating. did he like being odd and mysterious? >> i think prince really loved the theater of mystery is how i put it, right. he understands the stage. he's on stage even when he's not on stage. he's always prince. when i was around him, he was always prince. there was never a moment that it was like, okay, we're going to take off the prince and just become rogers nelson. always -- >> might it be a different prince each time or different times? >> he's a gemini. that comes with the -- with the package. >> he was very different as we saw with tavis smiley. >> yeah because he can be, you know, reflective at times. you know, he was also really intelligent. he was equally as intelligent as he was talented. >> yeah. >> some him up musically.
it's -- itn so many ways. i read earlier and i hope i don't mess this up, but ied that he was as defiant as james brown, as traditionally -- what is it -- as traditionally masculine as teddy pendergast, as electric as michael jackson -- >> all in one -- >> all in one. there were blues, there was jazz, there was rock, there was funk, there was gospel, right. all in one. commercial. and huge songs. one of a kind. >> yeah. >> i keep thinking, too, of course his music, classic. too, the businessman. the way he battled with warner. he didn't like digital. didn't like streaming. describe that side of him. >> well, it's interesting because he was as comfortable talking to other performers as he was talking to lawyers.
>> we have a lawyer at sony, julie swidler, who sent so much time talking to prince about -- who spent so much time talking to prince about business and life. and he spent as much time doing that with comfort as he would with alicia keys, as a musician. he's just -- the greatest. i've said it many times. i'm not saying it because we lost a great one, now me he's always been the greatest. you know, and no one's even close. >> you said he was a big influence on you. are you talking about your clothes, you talking about your music, your style -- >> he's an influence on my clothes today because i'm wearing my purple shirt, which is a little unusual -- >> back in the day. >> when we were kids, just learning to play, i shouldn't say kids, i was probably 20. and i had a band, and we found our way because we became prince fans. so we created a band completely centered around prince, and when we were playing in nightclubs, we had prince competitions and
in truth, we were -- prince compositions and our own compositions. in truth we were a recording band. >> he died at 57. the last concert was prince on a stage alone at a piano. >> yeah. i mean, it is really pretty interesting. i mean, you know, in a lot of ways, it takes a great performer physician to even do that. most of us require so many props, so many others. he was so great that he could do it by himself. the one thing that kind of spooks me about it all was he has a song called "let's go crazy." it says "don't let the elevator bring us down." >> he died -- >> one time privately he said, you know what the elevator is, the devil. scared me. i don't like to talk like that. he said that, and so for me, it
read that he was found in an elevator. >> what do you think he meant? >> did he have health problems? right? what i know is that he was really health conscious. he was a vegan. he didn't abuse alcohol. drugs. he worked out, you know. so that also really concerned me because it made me think, wow, you do all these things to take care of yourself and die so young? you know -- >> that's what's frightening to many people. >> frightening. >> what about the androgyny? >> i think it was part of the theater of show. particularly in the era that prince became famous, late '70s, earl '80s. david bowie, you know -- >> didn't seem to deter women from prince. he had an amazing -- >> did you tell me he would steal other women? >> what i would tell you is don't bring your girl around prince.
huge mistake. huge mistake. >> didn't he reach out to you recently about women? didn't me? >> yeah, yeah, yeah. gayle, that was private -- it's true, though. yeah. he called me once because he knew -- he knew i had a friendship with someone that was really beautiful. and he wanted to meet them. he called me, and he met them. >> good for prince is what i say. >> by the way, that was probably the last conversation i had. >> this man wrote "i wannabe your lover. let's go crazy." >> we are pro that. and the unreleased music, more to come. l.a. reid, we're thrilled to have you here. thank you very much. >> glad to be here. thank you for celebrating the great one. thank you guys. >> thank you.
successful at sports. >> ladies and gentlemen, the production of "hamlet." >> reporter: which is the simple aim of globe to globe. the challenge of taking "hamlet" on a two-year tour to every country in the world, there's the rub. they t traveled 193,000 miles from afghanistan to zimbabwe, cuba to cameroon, tehran to thailand. 197 countries in all. it was an idea globe creative directors stumbled on after a few pints at the pub. >> it was a stupid idea, we're going to go every country in the world. and you can say it -- it caught on. >> reporter: it was too risky to get to syria, so they played to refugees when jordan when the tempest struck. >> the winds started whipping
then it went completely black. we were in the middle of this biblical sandstorm. >> reporter: in rome, we caught up with naeem hyatt, one of two actors who play hamlet. >> equally invigorating, exciting, but also terrifying. to get to say to be or not to be every senate probably one of the most privileged positions i think any actor can be in. >> reporter: that a long-dead compote -- poet can transcend from high school reading to reach global audiences for 400 yeert is years it a testament to the bard storytelling. >> thousands of words he made up, thousands of phrases, dozens of ways of thinking, which is what language and phrases are. >> reporter: like "break the ice," "in a pickle," "wild goose chase," "wear your heart on your sleeve," "love is blind," and a
as "hamlet" closes it end this, with's the final act for him, too. parting is such sweet sorrow after dedicating much of his life to shakespeare. well, not his entire life. shakespeare died at 52. you're retiring at 52 -- >> get out of here. >> reporter: was that part of your plan? >> no! >> reporter: well, his grandfather lived to 104. hopefully it's nothing to worry b. the real festivities -- worry about. the real festivities get underway this weekend. everyone's getting in on the act including the london underground. issued a special subway map that includes stops like king lear and lady macbeth. norah norah? >> thank you. learn something new every time, don't you? >> i did not know in a pickle was shakespeare. i thought that was my grandmother. need to do more shakespeare reading.
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how would you define prince? >> an unapologetic sense of himself. >> fascinating. >> his own man. >> as we leave you, let's look at all that mattered this week. we hope you'll have a great weekend. >> take it easy. >> there is only one prince. don't have to be beautiful >> i just loved his heart. to turn me on >> he was an incredible person. very talented. there's no place like home. >> we don't have much of a race anymore. senator cruz is just about mathematically eliminated.
polls projected with donald trump securing at least 89 of the 95 delegates up for grabs. despite his 16-point win. >> victory is in sight! president obama's fourth visit to saudi arabia. the tensions have never been quite this high. >> you said you wanted to get bin laden, and but. >> i feel the same way about the entire isil leadership. the power of the earthquake was enough to bring down this bridge. scary moments in northwest houston. crews had to use boats. >> we panicked. we have a two-week-old. the water keeps raising. no records set on marathon monday. >> picked up. don't let them touch you! >> she never takes no for an answer. this ball boy --
>> you want to pick up just a little pasta here. >> okay. >> then eat as much as you want. [ laughter ] >> i'll do that. >> who loves you at this table? >> i don't know where you're standing, mark, but it looks great. >> that's right bideeside our london offices. >> all right. we've got a table full of people. nobody wants to comment about marijuana day or something. >> that's a dopey story. >> okay. >> i'll be here all week. what advice would you give anyone who wants to be a singer? >> gets a good lawyer. how exactly are you going break up the big banks? >> i'll go to the big bank, i'll sit them down, and yadda, yadda, yadda, they'll be broken up. >> acts more like me than i do. you had that itch on your back that you can't reach? guess what, it happens to
tom hanks, do you need scratching? there you go. >> okay. >> a young guy, i said, who is this grand funk meister that's going to take us to the revolution? >> i wish all of you the best on this fascinating journey. it ain't over. peace. [ applause ] purple rain purple rain purple rain purple rain oh purple rain
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yesterday at the age of 57. film director spike lee hosted in brooklyn. another celebration outside the appal -- apollo theater in already harlem. sheldon singer and his family have submitted letters to the judge. the 72-year-old democrat said quote i failed the people of new york, no question about it. rid ridiculed. his wife said her husband is battling prostate cancer from his son ed, he's not a criminal or a sinister being. prosecutors are asking for a sentence of 15 years. the world observes earth day, parters of the city will be pedestrians paradise and become car three in three relates are encouraged to walk or bike to work. rides. nice.
and talk about the forecast. tell you what, you're going to be sweating a little bit. i think you'll be able to get in that bike ride, that jog, that run around town. we have got quiet conditions right now, and it's 67 degrees. the normal high is 64. 68 in mawa already. and sayville is at 60. it's going to be a warm one. normal. sunset's at 7:43. now, we're watching and waiting for some showers. we have had a few upstate. it's going to be a while. problem is, i shouldn't say the problem is. you need to be aware of the fact that once this pushes through, the importantly is there -- potential is for there are isolated thunderstorms, later today. tonight into the first part of saturday then it's more seasonal this weekend. thanks so much. i'm chris wragge. cbs this morning continues right after this. our next newscast is at noon, and we're always on at cbsnewyork.com.
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