“I been dope, suspenseful with a pencil, Ever since Prince turned himself into a symbol”
“Just because I got a lot of fame super, Prince couldn’t get me to change my name papa.”
Trinidad James “HOME (Hatin’ On Me)”
“With these hoes I ain’t focused/And these n*ggas I’m the coldest/Since Prince had his ass out/Since Run & Shoot was open.”
"Twisted sicker than mad cattle, in fact I'm off/Six different liquors with a Prince wig plastered on/ Stop screaming b*tch, you shouldn't be that alarmed."
“I need to grind like you workin’ for tips/And gimme what I need while we listen to Prince.”
Pusha-T "Don't F*ck With Me"
“See yourself as I pull up in that mirror tint/ Skins vs. blouses, you mirror Prince.”
Meek Mill "Maybach Curtains"
“Lay back like I’m in a chair of a dentist/ Nasir relentless, a freak like Prince is.”
Ice Cube "What Can I Do?"
“Already done stack me half a mill ticket/Bought a house next to Prince, so now I can kick it.”
“And my Bentley bumpin’ Prince shit, this is “When Doves Cry”/ This is what is sounds like when hollow-tip slugs fly.”
Talib Kweli in Black Star's “RE:DEFinition”
“Regardless, the Mos is one of my closest partners/Rocking ever since before Prince was called The Artist.”
Joey Bada$$ "PantiE Raid"
“We can listen to some Prince while I kiss up on your lips/or get right with Betty Wright, turn it up, that’s my shit.”
“I thought shorty liked Mike, found she liked Prince”
Action Bronson “Tan Leather”
“Use the flows that have me diving up in thighs tan/Purple Rain, no Prince, summer solstice/Dope body, but her p*ssy’s like an old fish.”
“Rolling purple like Harpo, bitches by the car load/ They wanna see Prince, I’m pulling strings like Carlos.”
"Been an artist since Prince played in Color Purple/weed smoke hydro blow on that purple.”
LL Cool J "Rock The Bells"
“You hated Michael and Prince all the way, ever since/ If their beats were made of meat, then they would have to be mince.”
Freddie Gibbs "White Range"
“Mixed my wrist like Prince/and the crack came back lighter than Apollonia.”
Machine Gun Kelly "World Series"
“Picture me rich/Picture everybody with a picture of me hangin’ on the wall like Prince.”
“it’s so packed I might ride around on my bodyguard’s back like Prince in the club”
“Bobby Brown influenced by Rick James and it goes, Prince wanted Alexander O’Neal to be Morris Day or Jerome.”
Frank Ocean "If I'm In Love"
“And Imma ask Prince, If I’m in love/ Who the hell knows who Purple Rain is? Am I standing in it?”
“Ushering in the regime, they want me to make Prince pants/But I withstand, I aint gotten into that.”
“Longing for things you miss, stuck in the 1980’s/Talking about you Prince, ain’t nothing appealing about laying in your piss.”
Denzel Curry "Captain Sea Fonk"
“B*tches on my d*ck, purple weed like Prince/Better tell these hoes, b*tch I ain’t Clark Kent.”
“Girl, they love me like I’m Prince, like the new king with a crown, Bunch of underground kings, thought you knew how we get down.”