Video Review

Sexy M.F. (1992)

MPAA Rating: Unrated
EW's GRADE
C-

Details Movie Rated: Unrated; Genre: Musical; With: Prince and the New Power Generation

As music-video controversies go, Prince's direct-to-tape Sexy M.F., which debuted at No. 2 on the Billboard music-video chart, proves surprisingly unexceptional. The nine-minute single — a Prince-steals-moll-from-bumbling-gangster neo-student film — bares less skin than a 90210 beach episode. His Purpleness seems more interested in fondling his gold-plated, gun-shaped microphone than his voluptuous companion (Troy Beyer). Then again, using motherf---er as a term of affection isn't the best way to get dates or airplay. C-

Originally posted Jul 24, 1992 Published in issue #128 Jul 24, 1992 Order article reprints
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