Prince's Heirs Are 'Anxious' To Crack Open His Music Vault

LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 08:  Musician Prince speaks onstage during The 57th Annual GRAMMY Awards at the at the STAPLES Center on February 8, 2015 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Prince's Heirs Are 'Anxious' To Crack Open His Music Vault

Can't help but assume this is a money-making scheme.

Published May 21, 2016

In the days since Prince's passing, much debate and conversation has revolved around who will get a piece of his inheritance, with several long last relatives even surfacing out of nowhere.

While that whole messy ordeal is being sorted out, another has arisen. Prince has a music vault that holds sacred hours and hours of unreleased recorded music, and now some of his heirs are looking to release it to the world post-humously.

As reported by TMZ, Brianna and Victoria, Prince's niece and grandniece, shared that they are "anxious" to hear the music and devise a plan to release the music.

While it would be an incredible blessing to hear some of what Prince was hiding in his music vault, it's hard not to raise an eyebrow that his heirs have intentions that are focused on making money, as opposed to preserving his legacy. 

The two girls claim that the point of releasing the music would be simply to share it with fans, but it's hard to not think about how money would come into the equation. 

As reported, the girls, who are repped by attorney Andrew Stoltmann, would also like to turn Paisley Park into a museum. Which, again, would be all fine and dandy, until you think about the inevitable price of admission and other details that come off as exploitative. It's definitely a tricky matter to consider from several angles.

More on this story as it develops.

Written by KC Orcutt

(Photo: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)


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