Video: Prince Covers Rihanna’s ‘Rude Boy’

Rihanna is getting the Purple treatment. Prince and his New Power Generation band gave a special treat to concertgoers at Monday night’s gig at Oakland’s Oracle Arena. The music icon slipped a cover of Rihanna’s “Rude Boy” into his set, allowing the female singers to handle vocal duties with Sheila E. on the drums, but he took over at the end as everyone from fans to security guards boogied in the aisles. Watch Prince and company catch island fever.



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12 Comments

  1. vauntv

    EPIC. :”’)

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  2. OnlyBoy

    Rihanna should be honored!

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  3. Reasonable Voice

    Absolutely amazing! She’s performed with legends like Bon Bon Jovi and now legends are covering her songs! I cant :’((

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  4. #Winning

    Damn rihanna can do no wrong she is winning!!!

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  5. Bionca

    OMG. I was at this concert! Monday night. Oakland. When they performed this I was going crazzzzzzzzzzzzzzzy.

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  6. Lindy

    Wow legends covering rihanna’s songs. Amazing!

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  7. Ramon edney

    Riri my life…

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  8. CrunkHam

    No disrespect to Rihanna but the lady singing this song sounds so much better live and has more stage presence than you. I still ride with you! Good Job Prince & the New Revolution?

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  9. spikey

    Go RiRi

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  10. Ghetto Fab

    Gwan Prince! Wine down to some Ririh. She’s got everyone thinking they Caribbean. The haters can’t take it! Rihrih is going down in history whether yall like it or not!

    Caribbean to di wooooooooorld!!

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  11. Giamma

    Haters stay mad!

    A legend like Prince is covering her song… take that!

    EPIC!

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  12. kiki

    This reminds me how much i liked this tune but more so that Prince is world class and made this amazing :D

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