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Thread started 10/01/12 3:46pm

purpleshadow

Why does Prince dislike Justin Timberlake's music??

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[Edited 9/29/13 16:54pm]

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Reply #1 posted 10/01/12 4:09pm

Milty

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He's not into white male singers capable of getting more pussy than he can.

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Reply #2 posted 10/01/12 4:13pm

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purpleshadow said:

before "extraloveable" at a recent chicago show, prince presented band members..

"this guy played for cameo.. this member played for pati labelle"..

when its mike scotts turn.. Prince says with disapointment.. "This pimp played for TIMBERLAKE,". then forgives scott by saying. " That's alright.." as if he did something wrong

maybe he was sarcastic and said it because he wants scott to stay with his band but i always got the impression that Prince was never too fond of timberlake's music. But I wonder why that is..

Timberlake has made greats songs in the past and learned from prince by choosing great musicians to play live with him.. not to mention a lot of his music was very prince influenced. Timberlake has been giving him a lot of props too..

Also This ain't the first time prince took a jab at him.. Y'all probably remember when prince said sexy never left at an after party with jt watching..

maybe i'm looking looking too deep into this

but there's seems to be tention between those too lol

[Edited 10/1/12 16:05pm]

Yes, I agree. I've figured he resents the way Timberlake has mimicked his sound on record and in concert, you know, the same way Prince has always tried to be a facsimile of James Brown. I'm sure he disdains The-Dream, Kevin Michael, and Frank Ocean too. That same old contradictory mentality.

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Reply #3 posted 10/01/12 4:21pm

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I don't blame anyone for not liking justin timberlake's music. He rubs me the wrong way, being so self satisfied, while anything he can do someone else can do better.

Or maybe it's that he gets more pussy.

Or maybe it's his lyrics in 'give it to me':

"Could you speak up and stop mumbling, I don't think you came in clear
When you're sittin' on the top, it's hard to hear you from way up here
I saw you tryin' to act cute on TV, "Just let me clear the air..."
We missed you on the charts last week, damn, that's right you wasn't there
If sexy never left, then why's everybody on my shit
Don't hate on me just because you didn't come up with it
So if you see us in the club, go on and walk the other way
Cause our run will never be over, not at least until we say"

Or maybe it was trash talk between guys. Or just a joke.


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Reply #4 posted 10/01/12 4:38pm

MadamGoodnight

lol Just another thing that I like about Prince. lol

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Reply #5 posted 10/01/12 4:40pm

MadamGoodnight

purpleshadow said:

before "extraloveable" at a recent chicago show, prince presented band members..

"this guy played for cameo.. this member played for pati labelle"..

when its mike scotts turn.. Prince says with disapointment.. "This pimp played for TIMBERLAKE,". then forgives scott by saying. " That's alright.." as if he did something wrong

maybe he was sarcastic and said it because he wants scott to stay with his band but i always got the impression that Prince was never too fond of timberlake's music. But I wonder why that is..

Timberlake has made greats songs in the past and learned from prince by choosing great musicians to play live with him.. not to mention a lot of his music was very prince influenced. Timberlake has been giving him a lot of props too..

Also This ain't the first time prince took a jab at him.. Y'all probably remember when prince said sexy never left at an after party with jt watching..

maybe i'm looking too deep into this

but there's seems to be tension between those too lol

[Edited 10/1/12 16:25pm]

Oh well, I don't like Justin "Mickey Mouse Club" Timberlake either.

Must be the fame and $$$, he's not cute at all. neutral

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Reply #6 posted 10/01/12 4:53pm

bonnie184

JT disses P in the Timbaland track "Give it to me"

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RgoiSJ23cSc

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Reply #7 posted 10/01/12 5:04pm

purpleshadow

bonnie184 said:

JT disses P in the Timbaland track "Give it to me"

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RgoiSJ23cSc

This might have been a diss towards prince but nothing was really confirmed .. (seemed like it though)

also check out a quote from jt about prince years later..

“I look at people like Prince, who, to me, is the greatest musician who has ever lived. He keeps producing, keeps writing, keeps making unbelievable music – all because he’s true to his passion…Everything he says, every note he sings, it’s just like, man, that guy is so far ahead of the rest of us. One of my best experiences onstage was at his house during a party.”

that shows how much of a fan he is..

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Reply #8 posted 10/01/12 5:12pm

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It's a joke, Mike Scott played in JT's band. That's all the reference was about, nothing else, no hate. You can play in his band, "that's alright".

Get it?

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Reply #9 posted 10/01/12 5:21pm

paisleysoul

Timberlake rubs me the wrong way too..not sure why maybe cuz to me he looks like he just hit puberty yesterday but comes across smug & cocky
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Reply #10 posted 10/01/12 5:22pm

purpleshadow

blueautumn said:

It's a joke, Mike Scott played in JT's band. That's all the reference was about, nothing else, no hate. You can play in his band, "that's alright".

Get it?

ya i know that he played for jt's band..

he probably made a joke of it after all.. lol

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Reply #11 posted 10/01/12 5:23pm

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I think it's probably an inside joke between Prince and Mike and has more to do with mike "overplaying" on some songs since he rejoined Prince on tour. I read recently ... http://flcourier.com/2012...of-prince/ ( The hardest thing with musicians,” he explains to a visitor to his Paisley Park recording studio, “is getting them not to play.
I don't necessarily think it had anything to do with Prince not liking timberfake. I think that remark is just a peek inside Prince's remarkable sense of humor.
Prince did an interview with a woman at Record World. They talked about whatever, then he asked her: "Does your pubic hair go up to your navel?" At that moment, we thought maybe we shouldn't encourage him to do interviews.
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Reply #12 posted 10/01/12 5:58pm

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MadamGoodnight said:

lol Just another thing that I like about Prince. lol

lol highfive

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Reply #13 posted 10/01/12 5:58pm

alphastreet

WaterInYourBath said:

purpleshadow said:

before "extraloveable" at a recent chicago show, prince presented band members..

"this guy played for cameo.. this member played for pati labelle"..

when its mike scotts turn.. Prince says with disapointment.. "This pimp played for TIMBERLAKE,". then forgives scott by saying. " That's alright.." as if he did something wrong

maybe he was sarcastic and said it because he wants scott to stay with his band but i always got the impression that Prince was never too fond of timberlake's music. But I wonder why that is..

Timberlake has made greats songs in the past and learned from prince by choosing great musicians to play live with him.. not to mention a lot of his music was very prince influenced. Timberlake has been giving him a lot of props too..

Also This ain't the first time prince took a jab at him.. Y'all probably remember when prince said sexy never left at an after party with jt watching..

maybe i'm looking looking too deep into this

but there's seems to be tention between those too lol

[Edited 10/1/12 16:05pm]

Yes, I agree. I've figured he resents the way Timberlake has mimicked his sound on record and in concert, you know, the same way Prince has always tried to be a facsimile of James Brown. I'm sure he disdains The-Dream, Kevin Michael, and Frank Ocean too. That same old contradictory mentality.

I like a lot of timberlake's music although it's because I'm into Timbaland and care about him more, I can understand why Prince feels this way because timberlake has a lot of influences and never properly acknolwedges them, which is a slap in the face to those before him who worked their asses off.

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Reply #14 posted 10/01/12 6:06pm

nursev

Although this was the shit lol

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Reply #15 posted 10/01/12 6:18pm

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alphastreet said:

WaterInYourBath said:

Yes, I agree. I've figured he resents the way Timberlake has mimicked his sound on record and in concert, you know, the same way Prince has always tried to be a facsimile of James Brown. I'm sure he disdains The-Dream, Kevin Michael, and Frank Ocean too. That same old contradictory mentality.

I like a lot of timberlake's music although it's because I'm into Timbaland and care about him more, I can understand why Prince feels this way because timberlake has a lot of influences and never properly acknolwedges them, which is a slap in the face to those before him who worked their asses off.

I don't know, since he went solo, I think Timberlake always made it very apparent that he studies and attempts to emulate Prince's music. He's never really played that down like his rips of other artists he's blatantly copied.

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Reply #16 posted 10/01/12 6:45pm

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Did Bootsy Collins leave James Brown's group to play with Donnie Osmond? I don't think so.

Ultimately, Justin Timberlake is a pretender. He is celebrity/pop star that works with the right people. That's it. But , that's all is needed for some.

After Mickey Mouse Club, he semi fronted a completely manufactured boy band that had about as much talent as New Kids on the Block. Then, he Madonna'd his way through his solo years by crafting an image based on basic talent. Mostly, he mimicked Michael Jackson worse than Usher (and somewhat Prince sonically).

It is very telling that JT wants be an actor more than a "musician". It's because he's a popstar that's more interested in being a celebrity...Prince smells a phony and gives his guitar player shit for it.

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Reply #17 posted 10/01/12 7:21pm

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This is still funny lol

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Reply #18 posted 10/01/12 8:53pm

Emancipation89

When Prince introduced his band members one by one on Wednesday night....ahh I just loved it, I remember him giving props to shelby for touring with D'angelo cool and then he turns to Mike Scott and says"...And this guy played for Justin Timberlake!! Aww Naaaww" LMFAO, gotta love Prince! And then he goes "but we love him" =D

Tension between the two? lol Everyone knows no matter what Justin may have tried to say in that song 'give it to me', at the end of the day, he nearly worships Prince as a musician and has frequently referred to him as one of his biggest influences. Yeah Prince doesn't seem to like Justin that much, but that's actually what I like about him. I mean if Prince were to give props to every singer who says he/she is a fan of Prince's...I wouldn't respect him as much you know? I like how he can be candid like that.

And really when he says things like that in a concert...it's just part of his showmanship and it's not supposed to be taken too seriously. (Though Prince was already rolling his eyes at Mike Scott for "overplaying" from rehearsal according to Greg Kot lol). Before he started introducing the band members, he said something like, how it was a great time for music back in the day (or something along the line). So that Mike Scott/Justin Timberlake thing really made everyone laugh out loud, as the majority of the audience was in the age range(30~40) who lived through that great time of music P was talking about....wink It was probably one of the most humorous moments of the night.

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Reply #19 posted 10/01/12 9:01pm

Emancipation89

MadamGoodnight said:

lol Just another thing that I like about Prince. lol

Basically, THIS^^^^^^

Milty said:

He's not into white male singers capable of getting more pussy than he can.

Lol even Justin would disagree with this!

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Reply #20 posted 10/01/12 9:24pm

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It's funny that you brought this up purpleshadow. I thought that it was connected to JT's type of music, but then the next morning I saw that JT had opened the Ryder Cup (also in Chicago) on the 27th, which was the day after Prince said that. Could JT have been at the concert that night and Prince was just making a joke? He could have been hanging back stage and no one would have known.

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Reply #21 posted 10/01/12 10:10pm

Fonkyman

'Why does Prince dislike Justin Timberlake's music??"

Because it's shit?

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Reply #22 posted 10/01/12 10:59pm

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Milty said:

He's not into white male singers capable of getting more pussy than he can.

This shit is funny....and perhaps quite true.

He's also had a chockful of hits and took some of his band members away from him.

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Reply #23 posted 10/01/12 11:44pm

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I guess you all have seen this:

[img:$uid]http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v67/ecnirp2004/Prince/JustinandPrince_usweekly.jpg[/img:$uid]

Prince 4Ever. heart
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Reply #24 posted 10/02/12 12:00am

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thedance said:

I guess you all have seen this:





Oh snap! JT got schooled by Prince.
pray Peace in the House of Prince.
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Reply #25 posted 10/02/12 12:29am

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Milty said:

He's not into white male singers capable of getting more pussy than he can.

..... Unless they're "signed" to NPG "Records"

Look out for Prince's Bieber clone in 2013 eek

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Reply #26 posted 10/02/12 6:39am

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This crap rehashed yet again.... beatdeadhorse

The greatest live performer of our times was is and always will be Prince.

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All of it. Everything. Is U.
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Reply #27 posted 10/02/12 7:23am

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Naaah, I think Prince is just joking around. I think Prince doesn't like his music but I'm sure he respect him.

I love JT! but you can hear a lot of Prince influences in his FutureSex/LoveSounds album.

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Reply #28 posted 10/02/12 7:27am

Graycap23

J.O.K.E

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Reply #29 posted 10/02/12 8:18am

juliejuliejuli
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Why not? His "music" sucks. It is a product primaily produced by other people. He is just the image that is frontin' it.

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