Category: Prince The Early Years

‘When Doves Cry’ vs ‘When Thugs Cry’

Recently, Joey Bada$$ covered a sampling of “When Doves Cry” which is the ‘Holy Grail” of Prince fan favorites. He held the session for Australian radio station triple J’s “Like a Version” series. His version of the classic is called “When Thugs Cry.”   Triple J’s site says: Joey chose the song because “To this day my mom is the biggest Prince, she always played Prince around the house, put me on to Prince at such an early age. Me and her we used to always sing ‘When Doves Cry’ together, so I made my own version. It’s called ‘When Thugs Cry’.” … Continue reading‘When Doves Cry’ vs ‘When Thugs Cry’