April 21, 2018

What Prince Meant To Hip Hop [VIDEO]

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What Prince Meant To Hip Hop [VIDEO]
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Two years ago today, the music world was shocked by the news that Prince had passed away.

The singer has influenced many throughout the years with his ecclectic style and music. His performances were second to none as he made you dance, sing and made you cry all in one show.

Prince has written and performed timeless singles such as “When Doves Cry,” “Controversy,” “Diamonds & Pearls,” and “1999,” throughout the years. Songs that has had a lasting impact in music overall.

Lowkey, his music has also had an impact on hip hop as well. Many artists throughout the years have sampled Prince’s music to make hits themselves.

Others were heavily influenced by his persona and sound such as Miguel who’s sound can be compared to the late singer.

See some of the tracks that were sampled below.