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Prince, before he was famous

Prince has died at his home in Minnesota at the age of 57. One of his childhood friends recalls the boy and the musician.

Pepe Willie was dating Prince's cousin and met him when he was 12. He helped him record his first tracks.

He remembers the singer as a "very quiet" teenager who wouldn't dance and who was focused uniquely on music.

Interview and video by Anna Bressanin

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