Originally Posted by L.A. Chieffan
This is far more likely.
Prince has hundreds of songs in rotation across the world every day on terrestrial and satellite radio. His performance royalties have to exceed $10 million per year, easily.
He sat on the board at Warner Brothers, has sold tens of millions of albums and singles and if he had to, could easily put together a North American club and small venue tour and earn another $10 million.
I can understand that it's possible that whoever is handling his business is screwing up but broke? That seems implausible.