Prince: Dead at 57

Prince: Dead at 57 

Posted: 1:44 pm Thursday, April 21st, 2016

By mjonbli

Prince Live In LA

INGLEWOOD, CA – FEBRUARY 19: Prince performs live at the Fabulous Forum on February 19, 1985 in Inglewood, California. (Photo by Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)

Music has lost a legend. Musical genius & pop icon, Prince Rogers Nelson, aka Prince, 57, was found dead at his estate in Paisley Park in Chanhassen, Minnesota early Thursday. The Carver County Sheriffs Office told NBC police responded to a report of a fatality at the property.  Just a few days prior to his death, Prince appeared at a Paisley Park dance party, shortly after he was hospitalized with the flu following an emergency plane landing in Moline, Illinois,TMZ and other outlets had reported. TMZ had also said the singer canceled two shows last week in Atlanta due to his illness. His reps have not commented. At the party, he reassured fans about his health status, saying, “Wait a few days before you waste any prayers,” according to The New York Daily News. Prince rose to fame in the 7’s with his most known hits such as: “Little Red Corvette”, “When Doves Cry”, & “Purple Rain.”  Lots of celebrities have taken to social media to express their condolences.  Our prayers go out to his family & friends.