Unfortunately it wasn’t until his passing that I realized I sorely overlooked Prince as an afrofuturist. So after this year, I’ll be shifting the afrofuturism show to June 7, Prince Day. Jimi’s birthday might celebrate Black rock, blues, country, metal and other genres heavy in guitar and his influence. And yes Prince will be there too. But for now, let’s acknowledge the one person who was truly great enough to be heir to Jimi’s legacy.