20 Fascinating Facts About Prince That’ll Make You Long For The Return Of His Purple Reign

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Image: Kevin Winter/Getty Images
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13. As a kid, he danced with James Brown…

Prince famously performed with James Brown and Michael Jackson at a Los Angeles gig in 1983. However, that wasn’t the first time that he’d appeared alongside the soul legend. The Purple One briefly danced alongside Brown as a ten-year-old when his stepdad decided to lift him onto the stage during a show.

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Image: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

12. …but he was insulted by being asked to sing with Michael Jackson

Although he once performed with Michael Jackson, it seems the love for his fellow artist stopped there. Most stars would consider an invite to perform on a Jackson record a huge privilege, but not Prince. In fact, the musician actually became incensed when he was asked to appear on the King of Pop’s Bad album. The star refused to contribute as he didn’t like the idea of being just a guest.

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