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Reminder That Prince Had The Best Super Bowl Halftime Performance Of All Time

"Purple Rain" in the pouring rain.

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For the first time in its 40-year history, the Super Bowl was going to be played in heavy rain. According to Super Bowl production designer Bruce Rodgers, he warned Prince about the rain. Prince replied: "Can you make it rain harder?"

Prince went on to perform "Purple Rain" in a total downpour. Watch the performance below

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Lindsey Adler is a sports reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York.

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