Fun Facts about Prince


April 22, 2016
In this March 2, 2007 file photo, Prince accepts the award for outstanding male artist at the 38th NAACP Image Awards in Los Angeles.

Fun Facts about Prince

1. Prince wrote his first song, Funk Machine, at the age of seven.

2. He danced on stage with James Brown when was 10.

3. He was once so poor that he'd just smell food instead of eating it. "I didn't have any money, so I'd just stand outside McDonald's and smell stuff," he told Rolling Stone in 1985.

4. Prince became a Jehovah's Witness around 1997, and subsequently dropped his more sexually explicit material from his concerts, and avoided writing overtly sexy songs for many years.

5. Prince refused to let journalists record his voice for interviews and also disapproved of them taking notes while they are talking to him.


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