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Colorado inmate files paternity suit claiming to be Prince’s illegitimate son

May 11, 2016  |  Posted by: JammedUp Staff
Colorado inmate files paternity suit claiming to be Prince’s illegitimate son

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Not even a month has passed since the death of legendary muscian Prince and paternity controversies have already started, the first filed by an aspiring rapper who’s currently doing a prison time at a supermax prison in Colorado.

Court records indicate that Carlin Q. William has filed a paternity claim on Monday, alleging to be the “sole surviving legal heir,” of Prince’s estate.

Williams is requesting a DNA test in his filing, to prove he is, in fact, the illegitimate son of the famous entertainer.

The paternity suit was filed on behalf of Williams by none other than Patrick Cousins, a West Palm Beach attorney, who worked with Prince over the course of several years in the mid-2000s.

Williams paternity claim alleges his mother Marsha Henson told him she and Prince met in July 1976 at the Kansas City, MO, Crown Center Hotel lobby.

Henson said that she and Prince had drinks together before hooking up in a hotel room. In April 1977, the woman would end up giving birth to Williams.

At the time, Prince was just 18-years of age, two years before he released his debut album, “For You.”

The Court filings didn’t reveal the interest Williams is claiming of the $300 million estate Prince left behind.

Prison records show that Williams is currently serving a seven-year prison term for a conviction for the interstate transport of firearms. He has a release date scheduled for 2020.

Williams, a native of Kansas City, is also a former crack dealer with a lengthy rap sheet including prior arrests for over dozen offenses, including drug possession, drug trafficking, resisting arrest and domestic assault, according to court records.

Cousins refused to comment on the paternity claim, citing pending litigation. However, he did reveal that Williams had previously contacted him several years ago regarding the same matter.

At the time, the attorney said he told Williams, that his claims “could not be corroborated.”

Williams is an aspiring rapper who recorded tracks using the moniker Prince Dracula. His web pages are filled with claims of his lineage to Prince even though he often misspells Prince’s middle name, which is Rogers.

On one of the online pages, Prince Dracula claims, “I am Prince (rodger nelson) aka Prince “The Singer’s Son,”

Williams proclaims in one profile on Project Free Music: “Son of Prince Rodger Nelson & Marsha Henson, so as you see he was born into the music and royal blood line.”

While his Facebook profile simply states: “Son of Prince.”

During a 2014 sentencing record, Williams said his father “had no presence at all in his life,” But didn’t reveal his fathers identify.

The filing comes days after a judge in Minnesota authorized DNA testing of a sample of Prince’s blood, in full anticipation that “parentage issues” would arise, because of the famously promiscuous lifestyle Prince led over the years.

The late Purple Rain star passed away at the age of 57 on April 21st at his Paisley Park complex. The cause has yet to be determined.

According to his family, he left behind no will and had no known surviving children. Prince’s estate has not commented on the paternity claim.

His only son, Boy Gregory died in 1996, just a week after he was born.

In the meantime, Police issued a warrant Tuesday to search the hospital of Dr. Michael Todd Schulenberg, who saw Prince twice in the month leading up to his death including the day before he passed away.

The warrant states Schulenberg provided Prince prescriptions. However, police haven’t specified what medications he prescribed or if the late singer consumed the drugs.

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