9 People Prince Counted Among His Closest Friends

Prince was an intensely private man, and some of the close friendships he cultivated in his life are just coming to light now. Here are some of the people the Purple One kept close.

SPIKE LEE

Prince was a huge basketball fan, and he and Lee were a frequently spotted courtside pair. Lee threw a block party in Brooklyn Thursday night to honor his friend, which he dubbed the "PRINCE We Love You Shockadelica Joint."