Prince was many things to a lot of people. Singer, composer, multi-instrumentalist, innovator, weird, and non-conformist, are just some of the words to describe the man born Prince Rogers Nelson. Born in Minneapolis on June 7, 1958, Prince broke musical records singing and writing songs about topics that were and continue to be relevant today.
A lot will be written about Prince in the next couple of months and for many years. Trying to define who he was and what he represented as a musician and a man. But it was during an interview in 1996 for “The Oprah Winfrey Show” that Prince was clear how he wanted to be known and recognized.
This video is a reminder that the best way to honour the late singer is to simply play, enjoy, and love his music.
Next, 30 fascinating facts about Prince that will make you love him more.