Newswire: New legal dispute could keep Prince’s vault closed

Despite Prince’s attempts to control the release of his music while he was alive, the door to his vault(s) has been flung open a couple of times since the iconic artist’s death in April 2016. ABC News reported on the musical treasure trove just days after his passing, while Warner Bros., which had a contentious relationship with the late pop star, announced it would crack the vault open just a smidge for the release of “Moonbeams” last fall. The seemingly full contents of the vault became property of Universal, which won a bidding war with the other major record labels last October. But we’re still quite a ways away from yearly, posthumous releases of Prince’s music. According to The New York Times, a new conflict between Prince’s estate and Universal could keep the vault closed.

Universal thought it had picked up the rights to …

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