LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) — A downside of Prince’s fierce desire to own the rights to his music is that he took many recordings out of circulation, apparently figuring if he couldn’t make what he felt he deserved, no one would.

Snoop Dogg and Friends, featuring Ice-T, Warren G and The Dogg Pound, with Soopafly and Kurupt, J. Black and Daz Dillinger, 7 p.m. Sunday, Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion. Tickets: $28-$94.95. Info: banknhpavilion.com or 293-4700.

Josh Turner, with Mamadear, at 8 p.m. today at Hampton Beach Casino Ballroom, 169 Ocean Blvd., Hampton.

We start the weekend concert lineup with a joint tour stop by multiplatinum singer Josh Groban and Grammy-winning trumpeter Chris Botti at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the SNHU Arena in Manchester.

Who is “America’s Child”? On the cover of Shemekia Copeland’s latest album, she’s a young African-American girl nestled in a field of heather. An American flag blankets her tiny body. A matching bow decorates the top of her head. And she’s bowed down as if in prayer.


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