Exclusive! Hannah Ford Added As Guest Drummer For Prince’s New Power Generation

We just received this breaking news out of Paisley Park;

Hannah Ford has been added as guest drummer to PRINCE’s touring band, the New Power Generation.

She is currently in Chanhassen, Minnesota taking photos and has apparently has been there on 2 other occasions with her husband Joshua jamming with Prince and several members of the band…

Details are sketchy right now but we are promised more info as furute plans become more solid.

The photo above is one of the new shots taken by Justine Walpole.

I have included videos of Hanna doing an improv drum solo and drumming to Skrillex’s “Hey Sexy Lady” for those that may not be familiar with her drumming technique.-DocFB



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  • Ronald Pakel
    Posted at 18:57h, 15 July

    Hannah – I really think you are a very good drummer. I am a Rudimental champion snare drummer and I am all about drum rolls. I would like to be your friend on face book. I am from Canada.

  • George Maddie
    Posted at 21:11h, 16 April

    I agree. She’s decent but sounds very student compared to Chris Coleman, Cora, Blackwell or Michael Bland. She’s still out there playing though. No one can criticize that.

  • Karim
    Posted at 12:43h, 04 April

    I think she’s got energy and a great look. Is she as talented as some of the drummers that have played for Prince in the past? No. At least not yet. But she has the potential to be. Let’s face it, there are AMAZING drummers out there that just don’t have “the look” and the onstage performance. That’s the game nowadays and Hannah’s got it. Having been given this shot as a “guest drummer” I’m sure it will boost her confidence to be ten times the drummer she is now. We all get inspired, learn and become better than we imagined we’d ever be, given the right opportunity. It happened to me and I’m sure it will happen to her. She’s got a solid groove foundation and after this challenge I bet she’s going to develop all those “chops” that everyone wants to hear when they think of a drummer playing with a major name artist. I’m happy for her as I’m sure she’s ecstatic about this opportunity and will work like crazy to benefit from it. Oh, and by the way……I never knew anything about her until about 30 minutes ago when someone posted a link on FB. So I googled……

  • Immanuel6
    Posted at 20:44h, 03 April

    Dude, please don’t do that…if Hannah is such a “crap drummer”, why is Prince working with her. Come on, Hannah is cool. When you work with Prince, you have to bring your “A” game. If you aren’t top notch, after working with him, you definitely will be. Please don’t trash her…..

  • Anonymous
    Posted at 17:49h, 03 April

    She is a crap drummer. That’s all.

  • игорь
    Posted at 22:43h, 07 November

    Чудо-девушка!!! Чудо-барабанщик!!!

  • Justine
    Posted at 07:44h, 01 October

    Anybody who has spent any time with this girl knows that she is a beautiful person, inside and out. She has inspired me as a female drummer and I am blessed to know her. She deserves every great opportunity that comes her way! Congratulations, Hannah!

  • Manic Monday Girl
    Posted at 10:01h, 13 September

    LoGiK502 – I wasn’t hating on the Target shoes…I’m wearing the same pair right now. As for hatin’ – I think if you review my other post, and you will see I had some very positive things to say about Hannah. You are obviously a bit over sensitive. I think maybe you should chill a bit.

    Having performed with Prince and the NPG in the past, I can say first hand it’s an awesome experience. Prince is a very giving artist and I think Hannah will learn a lot from this experience.

    Connie Castillo – Baete

  • LoGiK502
    Posted at 09:28h, 13 September

    LOL I read these comments and feel sorry for people with so much time to hate something, they know NOTHING about.. First off, the reason it says GUEST drummer, is to protect the anonymity of Prince’s camp and his upcoming projects.. Anyone that knows anything about Prince, knows he likes his privacy.. Bottom line, Prince hand picked Hannah, out with the OLD, in with the new.. 🙂 Hatin doesn’t stop the fact that in a couple short weeks, she will be sitting right behind Prince, on stage infront of a sold out United Center.. 22k+.. 2 shows already sold out, and a 3rd on pace to do the same.. I know Hannah personally, and there are much BIGGER things in store for her, than just Guest drumming for Prince.. All the folks hung up on Sheila E and Blackwell (great drummers Hannah studied growing up) must be an older generation.. But I’m sorry, Prince is trying to stay relevant.. 😉 Hannah has worked hard for a long time, remained humble and made mad sacrifice.. She puts God first, and deserves this blessing.. Jealousy is an ugly monster.. Hate is jealousy’s first cousin.. Better invest your time into something positive, then, maybe you could be a success like Hannah Ford.. This is Just the begining, get used to her face, her abilities, AND her Target shoes.. The best thing about knowing Hannah, is knowing that NONE of the negative comments, have ever bothered her, so get used to her laugh also!! Keep killin it Hannah.. Oh btw, Hannah was going to Church with Sheila E in L.A. before she could drive.. Why don’t you hit up Sheila and ask her what she thinks about Hannah?? Soap Box, done..

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  • Tom Wathen
    Posted at 06:37h, 05 September

    Yeah Teia (wana), what Osyrus said! Do I detect a little bit of prejudice here?! Sheila E.’s probably too ancient to go out on tour anymore! LOL!!! Better lookin’ than Hanna?! Better put that crack pipe down girlfriend! Smarter?! Wow, I didn’t know that Sheila was a nuclear physicist! I’m sure that Sheila’s proud to know that her fan club is still kickin’! Personally I hate to see Hanna gettin’ mixed up in all the P-funk BS! It’s all an illusion, I mean look at the joker’s poster!!! He’s gonna be the next Michael Jackson code red! The boy’s a narcissistic geriatric adolescent basket case! I PRAY that all you young people and OG’s, guys and gals, will WAKE up and look around a realize what day it is we’re livin’ in! JESUS IS COMIN’! Better WAKE UP and get ready!!! I’ve done my job, y’all been warned!

  • Sue (friend of Sandy's a/k/a Big Bird)
    Posted at 16:37h, 04 September

    Way to go Hannah!!!! Knew you would play for the big bands someday!!! Miss you and have a great time!!!

  • Osyrus
    Posted at 16:23h, 04 September

    shut up Teia(wana). You must be a nappy headed sheboon.

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