The world has lost a legend today. Prince, the iconic performer known for his best hits such as “Purple Rain” and “When Doves Cry“, has passed away at his home Friday morning at his home.
“It is with profound sadness that I am confirming that the legendary, iconic performer, Prince Rogers Nelson, has died at his Paisley Park residence this morning at the age of 57. There are no further details as to the cause of death at this time.” -Spokesperson on behalf of Prince.
It was not long ago Prince’s plane had made an emergency landing to be treated for the flu. He was not feeling to well earlier in the week according to his rep and it only got worse on the plane. The Illinois hospital visit only lasted three hours before the singer was then transported home.
He was found in his home and recording studio unresponsive in an elevator. Officers attempted CPR however Prince was pronounced dead 24 minutes later.
So sorry to hear about this passing, my thoughts go out to the family.
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