Prince Puts on a Show in Living Room Performance

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ESSENCE Festival Headliner Prince made a visit to London and gave a once in a lifetime performance in soul singer Lianne La Havas' living room. 

During a visit to London on Tuesday, ESSENCE Festival Headliner Prince stopped at the home of British soul singer Lianne La Havas to give a cozy performance in her living room. 

According to, the pair met last year while La Havas toured the United States and bonded over similar musical tastes and a love of tea. 

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Prince played two acoustic tracks in front of a fire in the singer's living room for a dozen people. Prince dubbed the sound "funky rock 'n' roll," and included his new song "PretzelBodyLogic."

The legend flew to London to start a string of performances to promote upcoming album Plectrum Electrum recorded with all-female trio 3RDEYEGIRL. The show dates are still evolving and yet to be confirmed. "We're going to be here until people don't want to hear us anymore." Prince said. 

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Following his unique show at the home of La Havas, Prince took his talents to local landmark venue Electric Ballroom in North London. He played an unannounced late-night set and said that he'd be back at the club on Wednesday "a lot earlier and a lot funkier."

The star is calling his trip to London "open-ended."

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