Say It Ain’t So! The Artist Formerly Known As Prince Dies Age 57 Team Curtains April 21, 2016 The unbelievable news came in just moments ago that superstar musician Prince, full name Prince Rogers Nelson, has died at his home and recording studio in Minnesota at the age of 57. “It is with profound sadness that I am confirming that the legendary, iconic performer, Prince Rogers Nelson, has died,” his publicist has confirmed, earlier today, “There are no further details as to the cause of death at this time.” Police were called to a medical emergency at his Paisley Park estate. Just last week Prince was rushed to hospital hours after performing on stage, which was believed to have been flu, but was soon released. The artist, best known for albums 1999 and Purple Rain has sold more than 100 millions records worldwide. Already social media tributes from fellow artists and fans has begun and it has also been reported that fan are gathering at Paisley Park. Our thoughts go out to his friends, family and his fans! For the music streamers… You will find Prince’s old and new work only on Tidal. In tribute, watch Prince In The 1980’s, below: Artist pay tribute to Prince’s contribution to POP culture: I LOVED him, the world LOVED him. Now he's at peace with his Father. Rest in power, @prince, my brother. pic.twitter.com/ZN6cc3WWuF — Chaka Khan (@ChakaKhan) April 21, 2016 Absolutely stunned and heartbroken! #PRINCE — Michelle Williams (@RealMichelleW) April 21, 2016 My heart hurts… RIP Prince 💔💔💔 why are we losing so many legends so young 😢👼💔 Kx — Stooshe (@Stooshe) April 21, 2016 Prince, NOTHING COMPARES… #RIPPrince… https://t.co/KAserIRfgD pic.twitter.com/6qyF7VqNtV — Justin Timberlake (@jtimberlake) April 21, 2016 This is so heartbreaking💔 I had this Prince pic drawn on my wall years ago because his music inspired so many R.I.P😥 pic.twitter.com/60msa6hm3I — Missy Elliott (@MissyElliott) April 21, 2016 My ❤ is BROKEN! I want y'all 2 know if it weren't for artist like #Prince & (MJ) #TBoz would hv NEVER been created! They influenced my LIFE — Tionne T-Boz Watkins (@TheRealTBOZ) April 21, 2016 Prince is the soundtrack of my childhood….. I'm devastated😭😭 I have no words. — Syleena Johnson (@Syleena_Johnson) April 21, 2016 Wow. 💔 #Prince pic.twitter.com/SZKM276I2h — K. Michelle (@kmichelle) April 21, 2016 Goodbye Prince😔😔😔😔😔 #PurpleRain — Erica Campbell (@ImEricaCampbell) April 21, 2016 June 7, 1958 – April 21, 2016 Share this TEA:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Tumblr (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window) You must log in to post a comment.This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.