Watch Paul McCartney cover Prince’s ‘Let’s Go Crazy’ in late singer’s hometown of Minneapolis

Ex-Beatle honours Prince for 'writing so many beautiful songs, so much music'

Paul McCartney paid tribute to Prince at his gig in Minneapolis on Wednesday (May 4).

The former Beatle was playing a gig at Target Center in the US city, the late star’s hometown, and took a moment to dedicate the entire concert to Prince’s memory before performing a cover of ‘Let’s Go Crazy’.

Watch footage of Paul McCartney covering ‘Let’s Go Crazy’ below.

McCartney paid tribute to “the late, great Prince”, local newspaper the Star Tribune reports, also saying: “Minneapolis, Prince. Prince, Minneapolis. It goes together.”

He later added: “Here’s to the man. Loved that guy. Thank you, Prince, for writing so many beautiful songs, so much music.”

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Prince passed away at his Paisley Park home in Minnesota last month (April 21), aged 57.

Following news of the late music icon’s death, McCartney took to Twitter to describe the star as a “creative giant”. His Beatles bandmate Ringo Starr, meanwhile, wrote: “God bless Prince, we will all miss him. I still have my purple whistle. I will blow it tonight”.