Related Information for Prince Prince Rogers Nelson (born June 7, 1958), known from 1993 to 2000 as an unpronounceable symbol (or, informally, 'The Artist Formerly Known as Prince', 'Tafkap', 'The Artist', etc), is a popular American musician. He had 1984's biggest hit song in the U.S. with "When Doves Cry", and he's arguably best known for his album 'Purple Rain' and his movie of the same name. During the 80s, Prince had comparable success with.. read more