Prince was a Rennaissance Man, a musical superstar who had a hand in far more than just the songs you know him for.
“Manic Monday” by The Bangles
Prince wrote this track for Apollonia 6 in 1984, but decided to hold onto it. Two years later it became The Bangles’ breakout hit.
“’03 Bonnie & Clyde” by Jay-Z featuring Beyonce
The first blockbuster collaboration between Jay-Z and Beyonce featured lyrics sampled from Prince’s “If I Was Your Girlfriend.”
“Jungle Love” by The Time
The Time’s biggest impact on pop culture, “Jungle Love was co-written by Prince under the pseudonym Jamie Starr.
“I Feel For You” by Chaka Khan
Originally appeared on Prince’s 1979 self-titled album, and made famous five years later. Prince won a Grammy for Best R&B Song for the cover.