On the one-year anniversary of his death, Prince’s cultural impact, and the genius we’ve come to know and love, still resonates throughout the world. His musical genius reigned in the original recordings, but it is also reflected in the music of others. Although he was very selective of the artists he’d grant sample and cover clearances, elements of Prince’s sound can be heard in some of our favorite songs, regardless of genre. As we remember the many gifts that he’s given us, let us always embrace the power of Prince.
Check out some of our favorite songs featuring Prince samples below: