This Tribute To Prince Will Get You In Your Feelings

April 22, 2016

Now that legendary musician, Prince, has passed away, someone created this awesome thread to remind us of his unforgettable greatness.

When you try to play Prince, you end up playing yourself.

1. My life motto. #PrinceAppreciationThread pic.twitter.com/uUvQR3tBZr

— khendra ♍ (@khendoll) April 21, 2016

He was so amazingly fine.

2. Prince always looked like he was getting ready to take ya bitch and you couldn’t do anything about it ✨✨ pic.twitter.com/coZs3GSPtX

— khendra ♍ (@khendoll) April 21, 2016

When he was really shady during a Beyonce performance.

3. Well we all know who’s NOT doing the Prince tribute LMAOOO #PrinceAppreciationThread pic.twitter.com/sy9Dw3MFR2

— khendra ♍ (@khendoll) April 21, 2016

When he threw shade after presenting an award.

4. “Like books and black lives, albums still matter” #peeptheshade #PrinceAppreciationThread pic.twitter.com/ucXvDfDETE

— khendra ♍ (@khendoll) April 21, 2016

How he reacted to a song by Madonna.

5. Prince & Madonna never got along lol pic.twitter.com/4Hyyj8E748

— khendra ♍ (@khendoll) April 21, 2016

How he clapped back at someone who attempted to throw shade at him.

6. Prince vs. Lil Mo #PrinceAppreciationThread ??? pic.twitter.com/gQ3hVCdN5h

— khendra ♍ (@khendoll) April 21, 2016

His voice was just amazing.

7. MY OVARIES????? #PrinceAppreciationThread pic.twitter.com/jmKsvXnY47

— khendra ♍ (@khendoll) April 21, 2016

When he was asked about Justin Bieber and Lady Gaga.

9. ? #PrinceAppreciationThread pic.twitter.com/a1MD5x4EZR

— khendra ♍ (@khendoll) April 21, 2016

When he gave someone ela on stage.

10. If this ain’t the pettiest shit????? #PrinceAppreciationThread pic.twitter.com/KlbeFqL8G4

— khendra ♍ (@khendoll) April 21, 2016

When someone tried to hit on him.

11. Prince was like “HELL NAHH” ?? pic.twitter.com/Ny2HtRZwKn

— khendra ♍ (@khendoll) April 21, 2016

When he felt people needed to question everything they have been taught.

12. Prince just wanted to let y’all know that you shouldn’t believe everything you’re taught. ?? pic.twitter.com/jotbAuNONT

— khendra ♍ (@khendoll) April 21, 2016

When he wanted people to know he could sing.

13. “My microphone is on”?? #PrinceAppreciationThread pic.twitter.com/iHdVHsHq5I

— khendra ♍ (@khendoll) April 21, 2016

Perfection in a picture.

14. It’s Mr. Steal Yo Girl #PrinceAppreciationThread pic.twitter.com/PA9QQej0cm

— khendra ♍ (@khendoll) April 21, 2016

When he turned down starring in Micheal Jackson’s Bad music video because of the ‘Your butt is mine’ line in the song.

15. Prince on why he turned down the “Bad” video ?? pic.twitter.com/KZ47nMIUpm

— khendra ♍ (@khendoll) April 21, 2016

This song by him was a jam.

16. If this song don’t do something to you then wtf ?? #PrinceAppreciationThread pic.twitter.com/sdotTuXHCZ

— khendra ♍ (@khendoll) April 21, 2016

When he said he didn’t celebrate birthdays because he has stayed flawless all his life.

18. “I don’t celebrate birthdays” #PrinceAppreciationThread pic.twitter.com/rYXCer3XL5

— khendra ♍ (@khendoll) April 21, 2016

When he asked Kim Kardashian to get off the stage because she was dulling his performance.

19. Lmaooooo I don’t remember when he told Kim Kardashian to get off the stage I’m crying??????? pic.twitter.com/SXKy0BtPZ9

— khendra ♍ (@khendoll) April 21, 2016

When he actually gave Beyonce a compliment.

20. My mans didn’t always throw shade. When asked about Beyonce a while ago: pic.twitter.com/z5nKi6PWHk

— khendra ♍ (@khendoll) April 21, 2016

When someone wanted to form that they could speak English.

21. Larry out here making up words and shit like we just gonna let that fly ???? pic.twitter.com/5z6wFkNthn

— khendra ♍ (@khendoll) April 21, 2016

When he shared his childhood story and how he battled epilepsy.

24. Prince as a kid suffered from epilepsy & bullying…. pic.twitter.com/7vYVVQqE27

— khendra ♍ (@khendoll) April 21, 2016

When he was just beautiful on stage.

25. … And many panties were thrown that day. #PrinceAppreciationThread pic.twitter.com/pCeuigUfMl

— khendra ♍ (@khendoll) April 21, 2016

When he showed his belief in God.

26. Let God be your inspiration #PrinceAppreciationThread pic.twitter.com/wZ4VzYvUbd

— khendra ♍ (@khendoll) April 21, 2016

When someone wanted to know why he was quiet.

27. When people ask why you don’t talk pic.twitter.com/PPW2sq5UqF

— khendra ♍ (@khendoll) April 21, 2016

When he stated clearly that he wasn’t making a ‘comeback’.

28. Ain’t no comeback bihhhhh pic.twitter.com/jaUSgdNcGE

— khendra ♍ (@khendoll) April 21, 2016

When he said CD reviews are usually written by ‘Popsicle salesmen’.

29. “popsicle salesmen” lmaooo I’m weak pic.twitter.com/dDdGV3pyzz

— khendra ♍ (@khendoll) April 21, 2016

When he served us this great split, effortlessly of course.

30. That split made my ass hurt ???? pic.twitter.com/dJ5vQK1lMI

— khendra ♍ (@khendoll) April 21, 2016

When he was just a total rockstar.

31. ?excuse me while I cry purple tears pic.twitter.com/InLWrY6AWl

— khendra ♍ (@khendoll) April 21, 2016

Rest in peace, Prince.

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