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Prince Lyrics - by Popularity

1 I Would Die 4 U (extended version)
2 18 & Over
3 Adore
4 Wherever U Go, Whatever U Do
5 Diamonds and Pearls
6 Purple Rain
7 Irresistible Bitch
8 Hot With U
9 Freaks On This Side
10 Drive Me Wild
11 Christopher Tracy's Parade
12 Get Some Solo
13 The Arms Of Orion
14 The Most Beautiful Girl In The World
15 Little Red Corvette (dance mix)
16 Raspberry Beret
17 I Wish U Heaven (Part 1,2 & 3)
18 Dig U Better Dead
19 Get Off
20 Controversy
21 This Is My House
22 Sister
23 Ice Cream Castles
24 Sometimes It Snows in April
25 I Would Die 4 U
26 The Ladder
27 200 Balloons
28 ...Back To The Lotus
29 About Prince And The Revolution - Around The World
30 Just as Long as We're Together
31 She Loves Me 4 Me
32 I Rock, Therefore I Am
33 All the Critics Love U in New York
34 She's Just A Baby
35 About Prince - Dirty Mind
36 I Will
37 Head
38 Pop Life
39 The Most Beautiful Boy In The World
40 My Name Is Prince
41 Act Of God
42 Darling Nikki
43 Allegiance
44 Johnny
45 When You Were Mine
46 Orgasm
47 All My Dreams
48 I Wonder
49 Gett Off ( Club Mix )
50 An Honest Man
51 Family Name
52 Let's Go Crazy
53 Positivity
54 Little Red Corvette
55 The Sun, The Moon And Stars
56 Your Love Is So Hard
57 The Sarifice Of Victor
58 Hot Wit U (Nasty Girl Remix)
59 Hot Thing
60 I Feel for You
61 Solo
62 4 The Tears In Your Eyes
63 Dream Factory
64 Electric Chair
65 Wednesday Like A River
66 7
67 She Spoke 2 Me
68 The Walk
69 Beautiful Extended Club Version
70 Mad Sex
71 Automatic
72 I'll Be Right There
73 Da Bang
74 I Could Never Take The Place Of Your Man
75 Girl Of My Dreams
76 If I Was Your Girlfriend
77 Horny Toad
78 Baby I'm a Star
79 It's Gonna Be A Beautiful Night
80 Glam Slam '91
81 When U Love Somebody
82 Backwards Message
83 Uptown
84 When The Lights Go Down
85 Sign O' the Times
86 About Prince - The Black Album
87 Girls and Boys
88 Love On A Blue Train
89 Underneath The Cream
90 Wonderful Ass
91 Lion Of Judah
92 Sweet Baby
93 Chaos And Disorder
94 Sleep Around
95 4 The Tears In Your Eyes (Video Version)
96 Red Riding Hood [aka: Can I Play With You]
97 Under the Cherry Moon
98 The Greatest Romance Ever Sold
99 Prince - 1999
100 One Kiss At A Time
101 Race
102 The Ballad Of Dorothy Parker
103 Minneapolis
104 A Man Called Jesus
105 Thunder
106 Saviour
107 Happy Birthday, Mr. Christian
108 Batdance
109 Journey 2 The Center Of Your Heart
110 The Undertaker
111 Thieves In The Temple Pt 2
112 Dear Mr. Man
113 Space
114 My Summertime Thang
115 About O(+ - The Beautiful Experience
116 Big Fun
117 Standing At The Altar
118 Pink Cashmere
119 The Voice
120 Into The Light
121 Make It Through The Storm
122 Splash
123 1999
124 Billy Jack Bitch
125 Daddy Pop
126 In This Bed I Screem
127 Make-Up
128 We Can Funk
129 Count the Days
130 Come Outside And Play
131 Wendy's Parade
132 La, La, La Means I Love You
133 Do Me Baby
134 Baby Don't Care
135 Kiss (extended version)
136 Hot Wit U
137 Thieves In The Temple (remix)
138 1999 (Edit)
139 Push It Up
140 Delirious
141 Beautiful Strange
142 npg operator (III)
143 Do It All Night
144 Hot Thing (Extended Remix)
145 Just As Long As We're Togeather
146 Gett Off
147 In A Large Room With No Light
148 The Dance Electric
149 Scandalous
150 Melody Cool
151 Everybody Get On Up
152 Uptown (Single Version)
153 Nothing Compares 2 U
154 Everytime
155 About Prince And The Revolution - Purple Rain
156 Let's Go Crazy (special dance mix)
157 Prettyman
158 White Mansion
159 Extra Lovable
160 Until U're In My Arms Again
161 Kiss
162 Love
163 Let's Work (Dance Remix)
164 New Power Soul
165 She Gave Her Angels
166 All Because Of You
167 Soft and Wet
168 Jughead
169 Tricky
170 Mo' Better
171 Thieves In The Temple (Pt. II)
172 Fantasia Erotica
173 The Rest Of My Life
174 Witness 4 The Prosecution
175 NPG Bum Rush The Ship
176 International Lover
177 Get Your Groove On
178 All Day, All Night
179 Rock 'n' Roll Is Alive (And It Lives In Minneapoli
180 Mountains
181 Sometimes I Get Lonely
182 Chocolate Box
183 Blue Limousine
184 Deconstruction
185 Moonbeam Levels
186 I No
187 Sexy M.F.
188 Bob George
189 New Position
190 Money Don't Matter 2 Night
191 Oilcan
192 Digital Garden
193 God
194 Feel Good
195 Love U, But Dont Trust U Anymore
196 Rebirth Of The Flesh
197 The Morning After
198 Lady Cab Driver
199 Shy
200 Erotic City
201 Break My Heart
202 Don't Play Me
203 Little Red Corvet
204 Papa
205 The Continental
206 Dead On It
207 Have A Heart
208 If I Love U 2 Night
209 Hallucination Rain
210 Girl 6
211 Space (Acoustic Remix)
212 Gotta Stop (Messin' Around)
213 Love's No Fun
214 Style
215 You
216 Go On (Witcha Bad Self)
217 The Max
218 Le Grind
219 The Ride
220 4ever
221 A Love Bizarre
222 Bambi
223 Love Like Jazz
224 Can't Stop This Feeling I Got
225 The Second Coming
226 Dinner With Delores
227 Love... Thy Will Be Done
228 Don't Say U Love Me
229 For Love
230 G-Spot
231 About Prince & The New Power Generation - Diamonds
232 Colonized Mind
233 Something in the Water (Does Not Compute)
234 Had U
235 Sex Me Sex Me Not
236 Thieves in the Temple
237 Violet Blue
238 Nothing Compares To You
239 U Got the Look
240 The Love We Make
241 Days Of Wild
242 Ooo She She Wa Wa
243 Violet The Organ Grinder
244 The Beautiful Ones
245 I Like It There
246 Make Believe
247 She Spoke 2 Me (Ext. Remix)
248 Do Yourself A Favor
249 Segue
250 3 Chains O' Gold
251 The One U Wanna C
252 Baby
253 Pearls B4 The Swine
254 Cream
255 Here Eye Come
256 I Guess I'm Crazy
257 I Love U, But I Don? Trust U Anymore
258 I Wanna Be Your Lover
259 On the Couch
260 When Doves Cry
261 Tick, Tick, Bang
262 About Prince - Sign 'O' The Times
263 Annie Christian
264 My Tree
265 2Nite
266 America
267 If Eye Was the Man in Ur Life
268 Soul Sanctuary
269 Kept Woman
270 4 The Tears In Your Eyes (Video Mix)
271 A Place In Heaven
272 The Cross
273 Same December
274 Everyday Is A Winding Road
275 Thhe Sex Of It
276 Prince - When Doves Cry
277 Take Me With You
278 Electric Intercourse
279 5 Women +
280 Forever in My Life
281 "Illusion, Coma, Pimp & Circumstance"
282 Arrogance
283 Immersion
284 Hon E Man
285 I'm Yours
286 Better With Time
287 Condition Of The Heart
288 Right The Wrong
289 The Daisy Chain
290 Anna Stesia
291 Gigolos Get Lonely Too
292 Elixer
293 House In Order
294 I'll Do Anything
295 If I Was Your Girlfriend (The Hits Mix)
296 Cookie Jar
297 The Same December
298 The Greatest Romance Ever Sold (Remix)
299 It's About That Walk
300 Jack U Off
301 Noon Rendezvous
302 Calhoun Square
303 Damn U
304 Mustang Mix
305 Movie Star
306 D.M.S.R.
307 About Prince - The Hits: New Songs
308 Slave 2 The System
309 Here
310 Bedtime Story
311 17 Days
312 Baby Knows (With Sheryl Crow)
313 Escape
314 Face Down
315 Let's Work
316 Free
317 However Much U Want
318 My Love Is Forever
319 I Wonder U
320 Bite The Beat
321 Uptown (The Hits Mix)
322 Goldie's Parade
323 Corporate World
324 The Plan
325 La, La, La Means I Love U
326 Private Joy
327 Nothing Compares 2 U (The Hits Live Mix)
328 All The Midnights In The World
329 Cloreen Bacon Skin
330 Insatiable
331 Feel Good, Feel Better, Feel Wonderful
332 Interesting
333 npg operator (I)
334 The Line
335 Dance With The Devil
336 Animal Kingdom
337 Rave Un2 The Joy Fantastic
338 Train
339 My Computer
340 Chelsea Rodgers
341 2gether
342 Last Heart
343 Sticky Like Glue
344 Power Fantastic
345 All This Love
346 How Come U Don't Call Me Anymore?
347 I Can't Stop
348 Forever In My Live
349 P Control
350 Life Can Be so Nice
351 S.S.T.
352 Some Kind Of Lover
353 Dance 4 Me
354 Intro
355 npg operator (VI)
356 Blood Is Thicker Than Time
357 1+1+1 Is 3
358 Goldnigga Pt. 2
359 This Could Be Us
360 Wanna Melt With U
361 The Future
362 Lisa
363 segue (V)
364 Data Bank
365 Circle Of Amour
366 Release It
367 Silly Game
368 Dreamin' About U
369 What Do U Want Me 2 Do?
370 Letitgo
371 I Know
372 Play in the Sunshine
373 New World
374 Alphabet St. (LP Version)
375 Sexuality
376 Old Friends 4 Sale
377 Future Baby Mama
378 A Woman's Gotta Have It
379 Goangster Glam
380 PoomPoom
381 2 Nigs United 4 West Compton
382 A Case Of U
383 Lavau%
384 So Dark
385 Pride And The Passion
386 Controversy (LP Version)
387 Live 4 Love
388 She's Always in My Hair
389 In Your Gracious Name
390 npg operator (V)
391 Goldnigga Pt. 3
392 What It Feels Like
393 The Old Songs
394 Fury
395 Trust
396 segue (XIII)
397 Dear Michaelangelo
398 Comeback
399 Round And Round
400 So Far, So Pleased
401 Emale
402 Ts Immortals
403 Xenophobia
404 Loose!
405 U Make My Sun Shine
406 Fantastic
407 One Of Us
408 Witness 4 The Prosecution (#2)
409 Purple Rain (LP Version)
410 2morrow
411 Oliver's House
412 Guitar
413 Color
414 Go Go Dancer
415 Outro
416 Arboretum
417 Walk In Sand
418 Strays Of The World
419 Purple Music
420 From The Lotus...
421 Irresistable Bitch
422 I Don't Wanna Leave You
423 Shhh
424 Don't Talk 2 Strangers
425 F.U.N.K.
426 Soul Psychodelicide
427 (There'll Never B) Another Like Me
428 Tamborine
429 Boy's Club
430 Affirmation I & II
431 The Purple Medley
432 The Everlasting Now (Vamp)
433 Vicki Waiting
434 segue (XII)
435 Desire
436 Dionne
437 Shake!
438 Strange But True
439 Joint 2 Joint
440 Turn It Up
441 3121
442 MPLS
443 Alphabet Street
444 I Wish U Heaven
445 Slow Love
446 Slave
447 Acknowledge Me
448 Onedayi'mgonnabesomebody
449 Hollywood
450 Good Judy Girlfriend
451 Make Your Mama Happy
452 Cindy C.
453 Return Of The Bump Squad
454 Avalanche
455 Sea Of Everything
456 Tell Me How U Wanna B Done
457 If A Girl Answers (Don't Hang Up)
458 Good Life
459 Shake
460 Push
461 Soul Psychodelicide (#2)
462 $
463 Temptation
464 One Kiss At The Time
465 Everywhere
466 About Prince - Graffiti Bridge
467 Way Back Home
468 Betcha By Golly Wow!
469 The Rhythm Of Your Heart
470 Something In The Water
471 Love Or Money
472 segue (XIV)
473 Disclaimer
474 Still Would Stand All Time
475 Tangerine
476 Friend, Lover, Sister, Mother, Wife
477 U Gotta Shake Something
478 Murph Drag
479 Undisputed (The Moneyapolis Mix)
480 Feel You Up
481 Lovesexy
482 Starfish and Coffee
483 Yellow
484 The Word
485 One Day (I'm Gonna Make You Mine)
486 Mr.Goodnight
487 If I Love U 2night
488 Good Man
489 The Flow
490 The Exodus Has Begun
491 Everybody Loves Me
492 Tell Me How U Want 2 B Done
493 Boom
494 Let's Pretend We're Married
495 All That
496 We March
497 Rock 'N' Roll Is Alive! (And It Lives In Minneapolis)
498 Strollin'
499 77 Beverly Park
500 One Song
501 Broken
502 Brother With A Purpose
503 FunkNRoll
504 Courtin' Time
505 The Scandelous Sex Suite
506 segue (XI)
507 Donna
508 Fascination
509 The Latest Fashion
510 Let's Have A Baby
511 Uh-Huh!
512 Pheromone
513 Mutiny
514 Venus De Milo
515 Fell U Up
516 Most Beautiful Girl In The World
517 Strange Relationship
518 Party Up
519 Crucial
520 On Your Own
521 Planet Earth
522 Love Sign
523 Anotherloverholenyohead (Extended Version)
524 The Good Life
525 Here On Earth
526 Laydown
527 River Run Dry
528 If I Love U 2night (Spanish)
529 High (short version)
530 1999 (The Hits Mix)
531 Girls & Boys
532 Push It Up!
533 Things Have Gotta Change
534 Space (Funky Stuff Dub)
535 Jaguar
536 Peace
537 Can I Play With U?
538 Last December
539 Time
540 Damned If I Do
541 (There'll Never B) Another Like Me
542 segue (X)
543 Man In A Uniform
544 The Question Of U
545 Vibrator
546 The Song of the Heart
547 My Drawers
548 When I lay my hands on you
549 Scarlet Pussy
550 The Human Body
551 Crimson & Clover
552 Crystal Ball
553 Oobey Doop
554 Resolution
555 Gett Off (Extended Remix)
556 Friend, Lover, Sister, Mother/Wife
557 Rockhard In A Funky Place
558 The Good Life (Big City Remix)
559 Objects In The Mirror
560 Future Soul Song
561 Rock 'N' Roll Is Alive
562 If I Love U 2 Nite
563 About Prince - The Hits Mixes
564 Cloreen Baconskin
565 Space (Funky Stuff Remix)
566 About Prince - Batman
567 Jerk Out
568 Poom Poom
569 Carmen On Top
570 Mellow
571 Elephants & Flowers
572 Take Me With U
573 Affirmation III
574 Get Yo Groove On
575 The Stick
576 Cinnamon Girl
577 Mad
578 Down A Long Lonely Road
579 One Of Your Tears
580 Undisputed
581 I Hate You
582 My Man
583 Fun
584 Pussy Control
585 When 2 R In Love
586 Come On
587 Sexy Motherfucker
588 Somewhere Here On Earth
589 Minneapolis Reprise
590 4 The Tears In Your Eyes (USA for Africa version)
591 2020
592 Superfunkycalifraagisexy
593 About Prince - For You
594 One Nite Alone
595 Lavaux
596 Call The Law
597 Romance 1600
598 Wall Of Berlin
599 If The Kid Can't Make You Come
600 A Million Miles (I Love You)
601 Adore (The Hits Mix)
602 Nasty Girl
603 It's Gonna Be Lonely
604 Ain't Gonna Miss U When U're Gone
605 Space (Universal Love Remix)
606 Pheremone
607 Privat Joy
608 Children Of The Sun
609 Muse 2 The Pharaoh
610 Breakfast Can Wait
611 I Can't Make U Love Me
612 Black Sweat
613 The Other Side Of The Pillow
614 We Can Work It Out
615 For The Tears In Your Eyes (USA for Africa version)
616 Funky
617 Rock 'N' Roll Is Alive (And It Lives In Minneapolis)
618 Sexy Mother Fucker
619 Open Book
620 He's So Dull
621 Hey, Louie Louie
622 1-800-New Funk Ad
623 20th Century Express
624 319
625 Raspberry Beret (Extended 12 Version)
626 Schoolyard
627 Another Lonely Christmas
628 Controversy (The Hits Mix)
629 Groovy Potential
630 Walk Don't Walk
631 S.T.
632 Jungle Love
633 Props n Pounds
634 Chili Sauce
635 Rainbow Children
636 Graffiti Bridge
637 Jekajo (feat. Jay'major)
638 In This Bed I Scream
639 Satisfied
640 Dreamland
641 The Truth
642 Sex In The Summer
643 Moviestar
644 it about that walk
645 Get It Up
646 Beautiful
647 Cherry, Cherry
648 Funky Music
649 Get On The Boat
650 Get Loose
651 Others Here With Us
652 You Will Be Moved
653 High Fashion
654 2045 Radical Man
655 2 Whom It May Concern
656 Crazy You
657 U're Gonna C Me
658 I Wanna B Ur Lover
659 Sex Shooter
660 Ol' Skool Company
661 I Hate U (extended remix)
662 Anotherloverholenyohead
663 Delirious (The Hits Mix)
664 Sexy Dancer
665 Da Bourgeoisie
666 Willing and Able
667 Step To The Mic
668 Lolita
669 Feel U Up
670 Just A Little Lovin'
671 Rock Hard In a Funky Place
672 Come Home
673 I Can't Stop This Feeling I Got
674 Baby Knows
675 Baltimore
676 Jam Of The Year
677 Supercute
678 Welcome 2 The Dawn
679 Dorothy Parker
680 Welcome 2 The Rat Race
681 You Got The Look
682 Neon Telephone
683 Musicology
684 Get Off / The Lubricated Lady
685 Superfunkycalifragisexy
686 And God Created Women
687 East
688 Goodbye
689 P Control (House Mix)
690 Another Boy
691 Hold Me
692 Alexa De Paris
693 Dolphin
694 For You
695 Young And Beautiful
696 4 the Tears in Your Eyes (Live)
697 No More Candy 4 U
698 Around The World In A Day
699 I Hear Your Voice
700 My Medallion (short version)
701 Diamonds And Pearls (The Hits Mix)
702 Still Waiting
703 The Breakdown
704 The Ball
705 Reflection
706 I Love U in Me
707 Kain't Turn Back
708 The Everlasting Now
709 Joy In Repetition
710 Mr. Happy
711 Manic Monday
712 Alphabet St.
713 The Holy River
714 Next Time Wipe The Lipstick Off Your Collar
715 Live Out Loud
716 Get On Up
717 Love Sign (Shock G's Silky Remix)
718 Flutestramental
719 DJ Gets Jumped
720 Newpower Soul
721 Beautiful Loved And Blessed
722 Hide The Bone
723 Peach
724 Player
725 And God Created Woman
726 777-9311
727 Endorphinmachine
728 About Prince And The Revolution - Parade / Under T
729 Sign 'O' The Times (Single Version)
730 Do Your Dance
731 Shockadelica
732 NPG Operator Intro
733 Do Me, Baby (The Hits Mix)
734 The Screams of Passion
735 When We're Dancing Close and Slow
736 Art Official Cage
737 Dirty Mind
738 The Belle Of St. Mark
739 Incense And Candles
740 Lemon Crush
741 segue (III)
742 Computer Blue
743 The Sensual Everafter
744 Loveleft, Loveright
745 Right Back Here In My Arms
746 The Marrying Kind
747 Me Touch Myself
748 Empty Room
749 Extraordinary
750 Housequake
751 Da, Da, Da
752 Wet Dream
753 Gotta Stop (Messin' About)
754 No Call U
755 Call My Name
756 Boyfriend Demo
757 Blue Light
758 Mustang Instrumental
759 DJ Seduces Sonny
760 U're Gonna C Me
761 Interactive
762 Plrfc-Updates
763 9 Lives
764 Gold
765 In Love
766 Eye No
767 Gangster Glam
768 Sister Fate
769 Valentina
770 Girl
771 Baby, You're A Trip
772 Black M.F. In The House
773 Why You Wanna Treat Me so Bad?
774 Clouds
775 The Bird
776 The Greatest Romance Ever Sold - Radio Edit
777 Partyman
778 Koo Koo
779 segue (II)
780 The Work Pt. 1
781 Love Machine
782 I Love U, But I Don't Trust U Anymore
783 Somebody's Somebody
784 Gotta Stop
785 Mia Bocca
786 Empty Room (#2)
787 Dance On
788 Emancipation
789 Why
790 Life 'o' the Party
791 That Girl Thang
792 Get Wild
793 Shoo-Bed-Ooh
794 Te Amo Corazon
795 Love Sign (Shock G' SIlky Remix)
796 Compassion
797 Pltt Updates
798 Something U Already Know
799 House Of Brick (Brick House)
800 Cybersingle
801 Eye Hate U
802 Do U Lie?
803 She's Always In My Hair (12'' Version)
804 Hello
805 npg operator (II)
806 Sign O The Times (The Hits Mix)
807 Deuce & A Quarter
808 Breakdown
809 Gotta Broken Heart Again
810 Dont Know
811 La, La, La, He, He, Hee
812 segue (IV)
813 Cool
814 Wedding Feast
815 Man O War
816 We Gets Up
817 Thrill You Or Kill You
818 Zannalee
819 Mindbells
820 The Morning Papers
821 My Little Pill
822 Wild And Loose
823 A Million Days
824 Screwdriver
825 Girl O' My Dreams
826 What's My Name
827 I Wanna Melt With U
828 Sexy Staxaphone And Guitar
829 Halluctination Rain
830 The One
831 Beginning Endlessly
832 Ripopgodazippa
833 Pope
834 Dinner With Dolores
835 After Hi School
836 Now
837 United States Of Division
838 Horny Pony
839 Snow Man
840 Dreamer
841 Paisley Park
842 In A Spanish Villa
843 npg operator (IV)
844 The Gold Standard
845 The Glamorous Life
846 Ballad of Dorothy Parker
847 Sex
848 segue (VII)
849 3rd Eye
850 New Power Generation
851 Toy Box
852 So Far, So Pleased (With Gwen Stefani)
853 Come
854 Miss Understood
855 Sarah
856 Glam Slam
857 It
858 With You
859 Breakfast Can Wait (Single)
860 Girl Power
861 Love 2 the 9's
862 Staxowax
863 Mashed Potato Girl Intro
864 Wasted Kisses
865 Future Love Song
866 Sexual Suicide
867 Possessed
868 Home
869 I Am The DJ
870 Elephants and Flowers
871 Ain't No Place Like U
872 NPG Operator
873 So Blue
874 I Would Die 4 U (LP Version)
875 Soft And Wet (#2)
876 Bliss
877 When Doves Cry (The Hits Mix)
878 Goldnigga Pt.1
879 U Know
880 Partyup
881 segue (VI)
882 New Power Generation (Pt. II)
883 Curious Child
884 Undisputed (With Chuck D)
885 Dark
886 Miss You
887 The Sacrifice of Victor
888 Faded Photographs
889 There Is Lonely
890 Good Love
891 Witness
892 Things Have Got To Change
893 Ronnie, Talk to Russia
894 Oh, Baby
895 Morning Papers
896 New Power Day

Prince Bio

Prince Rogers Nelson (born June 7, 1958) is an American musician. He performs under the mononymous name of Prince, but has also been known by various other names, among them an unpronounceable symbol (usually spelled out as O(+>) which he used as his name between 1993 and 2000, during which time he was usually referred to as The Artist Formerly Known as Prince.

Prince is a prolific artist, having released several hundred songs both under his own name and with other artists. He has won seven Grammy Awards, a Golden Globe, and an Academy Award. He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame the first year he was eligible in 2004. In 2004, he was named the top male pop artist of the past 25 years by ARC Rock on the Net, and Rolling Stone ranked Prince #28 on their list of the 100 Greatest Artists of All Time.

From his early material, rooted in R&B, soul and funk, Prince has expanded his musical palette throughout his career, absorbing many other genres including pop, rock, jazz, new wave, psychedelia and hip hop. Some of his primary influences include Sly Stone, Miles Davis, Jimi Hendrix, Joni Mitchell, James Brown, Parliament-Funkadelic and Carlos Santana. The distinctive characteristics of his early-to-mid 1980s work, such as sparse and industrial-sounding drum machine arrangements and the use of synthesizer riffs to serve the role traditionally occupied by horn riffs in earlier R&B, funk and soul music, were called the "Minneapolis sound" and have proved very influential.

Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prince_(musician)