The artist currently known as Prince sat down with Tavis Smiley to talk about growing up as an outsider and how music turned him into the cool kid around town. “I taught myself music,” said the singer. “Sooner or later people in the neighborhood heard about me and they started to talk about me and it wasn’t in the teasing fashion.” Watch as Prince tells Smiley how he learned to play the piano even though he was prohibited in his childhood home.—PS



Legendary singer-songwriter talks about the song “Feel Better, Feel Good, Feel Wonderful” and about the record industry.