The Disney Wiki

Prince Ali

39,244pages on
this wiki
Add New Page
Add New Page Comments5
"Prince Ali" is a song from Aladdin, written by Alan Menken (music) and Howard Ashman (lyrics) sung by the Genie as he introduces the city of Agrabah to Aladdin's royal alter-ego, Prince Ali Ababwa. During the song, Genie (Robin Williams) imitates a Thanksgiving Parade commenter. A conceived intro of the song and two extra verses in the middle were cut in the film version of the movie. This was one of the last songs written by the late Howard Ashman. There would later be a reprise in which Jafar (Jonathan Freeman) exposes and banishes Aladdin in his moment of triumph.

This song was included on the tapes Disney Sing Along Songs: Circle of Life, and Disney Sing Along Songs: Collection of All-Time Favorites: The Modern Classics. It was also included in the video game Just Dance 2014.


Chorus: Make way for Prince Ali!
Say hey! It's Prince Ali!

Genie: Hey! Clear the way in the old Bazaar
Hey you!
Let us through! It's a bright new star!
Oh Come! Be the first on your block to meet his eye!
Make way!
Here he comes!
Ring bells! Bang the drums!
Are you gonna love this guy!

Prince Ali!
Fabulous he!
Ali Ababwa
show some respect
Down on one knee!
Now, try your best to stay calm
Brush up your Sunday salaam
Then come and meet his spectacular coterie

Prince Ali!
Mighty is he!
Ali Ababwa
Strong as ten
regular men,
He faced the galloping hordes
A hundred bad guys with swords
Who sent those goons to their lords?
Why, Prince Ali

Men: He's got seventy-five golden camels
Genie as "Harry": Don't they look lovely, June?
Women: Purple peacocks, he's got fifty-three
Genie as "June": Fabulous, Harry. I love the feathers.
When it comes to exotic-type mammals
Has he got a zoo?
I'm telling you,
it's a world-class menagerie

Prince Ali!
Handsome is he,
Ali Ababwa
Harem Girls: There's no question this Ali's alluring.
Never ordinary,
never boring.
Genie: That physique!
How can I speak?
Harem Girls: Everything about that man just plain impresses.
Genie: Weak at the knee!
Well, get on out in that square
Harem Girls: He's a winner,
he's a whiz,
a wonder.
Genie: Adjust your veil and prepare
Harem Girls: He's about to pull my heart asunder.
Genie: To gawk and grovel and stare at Prince Ali!
Harem Girls: And I absolutely love the way he dresses!

Chorus: He's got ninety-five white Persian monkeys
Guards: He's got the monkeys,
let's see the monkeys
Chorus: And to view them he charges no fee
Women: He's generous, so generous
Chorus: He's got slaves,
he's got servants and flunkies
Proud to work for him
They bow to his whim,
love serving him
They're just lousy with loyalty to Ali!
Prince Ali!

All: Prince Ali!
Amorous he!
Ali Ababwa
Genie: Heard your princess was a sight lovely to see.
And that, good people, is why,
he got dolled up and dropped by

Chorus: With sixty elephants,
llamas galore
With his bears and lions
A brass band and more
With his forty fakirs,
his cooks and bakers
His birds that warble on key
Make way
For Prince Ali!

Prince Ali
Yes, it is he
But not as you know him!
Read my lips
And come to grips
With the reality.
Yes, meet a blast from your past,
Whose lies were too good to last!
Say hello to your precious Prince Ali!

So Ali
Turns out to be
Merely Aladdin!
Just a con
Need I go on?
Take it from me.
His personality flaws,
Give me adequate cause,
To send him packing on a one-way trip
So his prospects take a terminal dip!
His assets frozen!
The venue chosen!
It's the ends of the earth! Whoopee!
So long! Ex-Prince, Ali!


v - e - d
Aladdin Logo

Films: Aladdin | The Return of Jafar | Aladdin and the King of Thieves | Disney Princess Enchanted Tales: Follow Your Dreams | Descendants | Genie | Video | Aladdin (live-action film)
Television: Aladdin: The Series | "Hercules and the Arabian Night" | Great Minds Think 4 Themselves | House of Mouse | Once Upon a Time in Wonderland | Sofia the First | A Poem Is... | Once Upon a Time
Music: Soundtrack
Books: Classic Storybook | Comic book | Disney's Wonderful World of Reading | Golden Look-Look Book | Golden Sight 'n' Sound Book | Little Golden Book | Jasmine's Royal Wedding
Video Games: Video game | Nasira's Revenge | Disney's MathQuest With Aladdin | Disney INFINITY | Disney INFINITY: 2.0 Edition | Kingdom Hearts | Kingdom Hearts: Chain of Memories | Kingdom Hearts II | Kingdom Hearts 358/2 Days | Kingdom Hearts coded | Kingdom Hearts χ | Kingdom Hearts Unchained χ

Disney Parks

Arabian Coast | Art of Animation | Caravan Carousel | Disney Animation Building | Garden of the Twelve Friends | It's a Small World | Le Passage Enchanté d'Aladdin | Mickey's PhilharMagic | Sorcerers of the Magic Kingdom | Stitch and Friends Summer Surprise | Storybook Land Canal Boats | The Enchanted Tiki Room (Under New Management) | The Magic Carpets of Aladdin | Voyage to the Crystal Grotto
Entertainment: Aladdin's Great Adventure | Aladdin: A Musical Spectacular | Animazment - The Musical | Cinderella's Surprise Celebration | Disney's Believe | Disney's Dreams: An Enchanted Classic | Disney's Summer Oasis Splash | Disney Classics: The Music & The Magic | Disney Dreams! | Disney in the Stars | Fantasmic! | Feel the Magic | Golden Fairytale Fanfare | Ignite the Dream: A Nighttime Spectacular of Magic and Light | Mickey's Magical Celebration | Mickey and the Magician | Mickey and the Wondrous Book | The Magic Lamp Theater | Villains Tonight! | Wishes | World of Color
Restaurants: Aladdin's Oasis | Sultan's Oasis
Shops: Adventureland Bazaar | Abu's Bazaar | Agrabah Marketplace
Parade: Aladdin's Royal Caravan | Disney's Magical Moments Parade | Disney's Stars 'n' Cars... As Never Seen Before | Happiness is Here Parade | Mickey's Soundsational Parade | Stitch's Summer Dance Bash | The Wonderful World of Disney Parade | Tokyo Disneyland Electrical Parade: DreamLights
Halloween: Disney's Maleficious Halloween Party | Disney's Not-So-Scary Halloween Show | Happy Hallowishes | Hocus Pocus Villain Spelltacular | It's Good to Bad with the Disney Villains | Re-Villains! Halloween Parade | The Disney Villains Halloween Showtime | The Villains World | Villains Mix and Mingle | Villains Night Out!


Original Characters: Aladdin | Genie | Jasmine | Abu | Magic Carpet | The Sultan | Rajah | Jafar | Iago | The Peddler | Razoul | The Royal Guards | Gazeem | Prince Achmed | Harem Girls | Farouk | Two Hungry Children | Sultana
Sequel Characters: Abis Mal | Cassim | Sa'Luk | The Oracle
TV Series Characters: Sadira | Merc | Queen Hippsodeth | Scara | King Pector | The Mukhtar | Eden | Sultan Pasta Al-Dente | Dhandi | Hamed | Pharabu | Prince Uncouthma | General Gouda | Brawnhilda | Bud | Runta | Thundra | Queen Kimbla | Brisbane | Koala Kid | Machana | Fasir | Riders of Ramond | Samir the "Destroyer" | Squirt | Captain Al Bahtross | Prince Wazoo | Ajed Al-Gebraic | Amal | Abnor Mal | Mechanicles | Scooter | Zarasto the Marauder | Marauders | Zorasto | Mozenrath | Xerxes | Khartoum | Sirocco | Shaman | Mirage | Haroud Hazi Bin | Fashoom | Saleen | Armand | Ayam Aghoul | Shadow Aladdin | Caliph Kapok | Sootinai | Daru Tavelevil | Malcho | Dominus Tusk | Al Muddy Sultan | Al Muddy | Aziz | Minos and Fatima | Nefir Hasenuf | Nefir's Imps | Arbutus | Magma | Amuk Moonrah | Chaos | Evil Genie | Amin Damoola | Nasira | Frigeed | Anubis | Shakata Razili and Farida | Sand Monster | Sand Shark | Mothias | Ding and Oopo | Queen Deluca | King Zahbar | Queen Deluca's Brothers | The Great Rift | Mamluks | Kileem | The Ethereal | Zin and Zang | Kutato | Unkbuut | Destane
Enchanted Tales Characters: Aneesa | Hakeem | Sahara | Sharma
Video Game Characters: Nasira | Bizarrah | Very Ankh-Amman
Deleted Characters: Aladdin's Mother | Genie of the Ring


Season One: Getting the Bugs Out | Mudder's Day | Fowl Weather | The Prophet Motive | Much Abu About Something | My Fair Aladdin | To Cure a Thief | Never Say Nefir | Raiders of the Lost Shark
Season Two: "Air Feather Friends" | "Bad Mood Rising" | "Do the Rat Thing" | "The Vapor Chase" | "Garden of Evil" | "Some Enchanted Genie" | "Web of Fear" | "Plunder the Sea" | "Strike Up the Sand" | "Sneeze the Day" | "I Never Mechanism I Didn't Like" | "Forget Me Lots" | "Scare Necessities" | "SandSwitch" | "Lost and Founded" | "Moonlight Madness" | "The Flawed Couple" | "Rain of Terror" | "Dune Quixote" | "That Stinking Feeling" | "The Day the Bird Stood Still" | "Of Ice and Men" | "Opposites Detract" | "Caught by the Tale" | "Elemental, My Dear Jasmine" | "Beast or Famine" | "Smolder and Wiser" | "The Game" | "Poor Iago" | "The Spice is Right" | "The Animal Kingdom" | "Power to the Parrot" | "The Sands of Fate" | "Hero with a Thousand Feathers" | "The Citadel" | "Snowman is an Island" | "The Secret of Dagger Rock" | "In the Heat of the Fright" | "Witch Way Did She Go?" | "The Seven Faces of Genie" | "The Wind Jackals of Mozenrath" | "A Clockwork Hero" | "Mission: Imp Possible" | "Stinker Belle" | "Sea No Evil" | "Shadow of a Doubt" | "Smells Like Trouble" | "The Way We War" | "Night of the Living Mud" | "Egg-stra Protection" | "A Sultan Worth His Salt" | "Heads, You Lose" | "The Love Bug" | "When Chaos Comes Calling" | "Genie Hunt" | "Armored and Dangerous" | "The Lost Ones" | "Eye of the Beholder" | "Shark Treatment" | "Black Sand" | "Love at First Sprite" | "Vocal Hero" | "The Lost City of the Sun" | "As the Netherworld Turns" | "Seems Like Old Crimes" | "From Hippsodeth, with Love" | "Destiny on Fire" | "The Return of Malcho"
Season Three: "The Hunted" | "Riders Redux" | "The Book of Khartoum" | "While the City Snoozes" | "Two to Tangle" | "The Ethereal" | "The Shadow Knows" | "The Great Rift"


Agrabah | Cave of Wonders | The Sultan's Palace | The Vanishing Isle | Odiferous | The Isle of Galifem | Morbia | Very Ankh-Amman | The Land of the Black Sand | Old Wizard's Lab


Golden Scarab Beetle | Jafar's Snake Staff | Genie's Lamp | Jafar's Lamp | Eden's Bottle | Mozenrath's Gauntlet | Crystal of Ix | Blue Rose of Forgetfulness | Tree of Renewal | The Oracle's Scythe | Hand of Midas


Original: Arabian Nights | One Jump Ahead | Friend Like Me | Prince Ali | A Whole New World
Return of Jafar: I'm Looking Out for Me | Nothing in the World (Quite Like a Friend) | Forget About Love | You're Only Second Rate
King of Thieves: There's a Party Here in Agrabah | Out of Thin Air | Welcome to the Forty Thieves | Father and Son | Are You In or Out
Enchanted Tales: More Than a Peacock Princess | I've Got My Eyes on You
Deleted songs: Humiliate the Boy | Proud of Your Boy | Why Me? | Count on Me | Call Me a Princess | Babkak, Omar, Aladdin, Kassim | High Adventure | My Finest Hour | To Be Free
Broadway: A Million Miles Away | These Palace Walls

See Also

Musical | Friend Like Iago | The Disney Afternoon | Disney Renaissance | As Told by Emoji

Also on Fandom

Random Wiki