Video: Sexy M.F.

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1992: Strollin’ Music Videos
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1992: 2 Whom It May Concern
Sexy M.F.

Sexy M.F. music video selected snapshots

Music Video details


First aired: April 1992
Producer(s): Robert Borm
Director: Sotera Tschetter
Related home video/DVD: Sexy M.F. home video

3 Chains O’ Gold home video

First (Commercially) Released: 16 June 1992

Awards


Date Institution, Country Award
This music video has not received any awards in the USA

Sexy M.F. is a Prince and the New Power Generation video released for broadcast and to promote the single.

It was shot at Paisley Park Studios in Chanhassen, Minnesota, in late March 1992, before leaving on the Diamonds And Pearls Tour. Like the Cream, the video contains a long introduction with Prince and The Game Boyz crashing The NPG’s weekly card game in typical "gangster glam" fashion. Prince spots three women (actress Troy Beyer, Robin Power and model Tracy Hudson) and 'orders' them to join him (pointing them with his 'Gun Mic' that became a regular props on future tours). After the The NPG showed their displeasure and the performance of the song, the girls end up following Prince and The Game Boyz. An edited version of the video exists which includes the "censored" version of the song (the curse words are replaced with Prince’s yelp).

During the video, Damon Dickson is seen reading the Billboard magazine (the February 29, 1992 issue) with a prominent advertisement for the upcoming Chic album Chic-ism on the last page. Visual mentions to other artists were rare in Prince’s videos until then, much to Nile Rodgers’ delight : "watch the Sexy M.F. video : one of his dancers has a Chic album in his hands. It’s the best promotion we've ever had. At the time, we were persona non grata."

Of note, Robin Power and Diamond and make their last appearence in a Prince video. Pearl is featured in the video for The Continental released later that year.

The video was included on the Sexy M.F. home video and incorporated into the storyline of the 3 Chains O’ Gold home video.


Shooting Information
Shooting Sessions
Date Location Additional info
20 March 1992 - 22 March 1992 Paisley Park Studios, Chanhassen, MN, USA
Cast
Crew
  • Robert Borm - producer (Point Of View Films)
  • Sotera Tschetter - director
  • Scott McCullough - cinematography
  • Bill Pecchi - cinematography
  • Steve Purcell - film editing
  • More information needed

Versions
Released Versions
Title Length Released Version Additional info
Sexy M.F. 8:51 Sexy M.F. (1992)

Prince streaming video platforms (2017)
Released for sale as separate track on iTunes (2017)

With opening and end credits as feature film
Sexy M.F. 4:37 3 Chains O’ Gold (1994) Without opening and end credits
Broadcasts/streaming (only)
Title Length Released Version Additional info
Sexy M.F. 6:58 promo only
Sexy M.F. 5:52 promo only censored MTV version


 
Additional Information

See Also Quotation & triva

SexyMF single.jpg


References
1992
Strollin’
Music Videos (Prince) Music Videos (Related Artists) 1992
2 Whom It May Concern