k-os shares a Prince story worthy of a Dave Chappelle sketch

Rapper k-os joins Shad to tell him about the time he was "summoned" by Prince for an unforgettable conversation.
'I want to be on that level where you just don't care what people think,' k-os says of Prince. (Aaron Harris/The Canadian Press)

Canadian rapper k-os joins Shad to share a special meeting he had with Prince at a Toronto nightclub.

As the story goes, k-os was "summoned" by Prince to attend a concert and the subsequent after-party. The rapper fondly remembers his first encounter with Prince, "he's wearing a red jump suit and he's sucking on a lollipop."

The conversation that followed has stuck with k-os.

"He quizzed me for about 15 minutes. What label am I on? Do I know my royalty rate? ... He was getting really upset with me, kind of like, 'You need to know this stuff, you can't be on the plantation forever man.'"

k-os says it felt like an older brother giving him advice.

To hear the other tributes to Prince, follow the link.


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