SNL Releases Never-Before-Seen Footage Of A Special Prince Performance

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SNL Releases Never-Before-Seen Footage Of A Special Prince Performance

Prince performed during late night hours to a starstuck crowd.

Published April 24, 2016

Saturday Night Live held a party in celebration of their 40th anniversary at New York’s Plaza Hotel that was pretty much the definition of epic.

As part of the evening, Paul McCartney and Taylor Swift performed together, as did Debbie HarryMiley Cyrus and Ariana Grande. But leave it to Prince to steal the spotlight past 4 o’clock in the morning.

The iconic singer performed “Let’s Go Crazy,” and SNL recently decided to share footage from the archive during its tribute episode. 

As part of his surprise guest appearance he pokes fun at one of his lyrics, greeting a starstruck crowd with the line, “Dearly "Dearly inebriated.”

The tribute episode also include all of the times that Prince was a guest on the show, going all the way back to 1981.

Watch Prince perform “Let’s Go Crazy” at SNL’s 40th anniversary party below as part of the tribute episode. is your No. 1 source for Black celebrity news, photos, exclusive videos and all the latest in the world of hip hop and R&B music.

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Written by KC Orcutt


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