Chanhassen, Minn. – The pop icon known as Prince has died at age 57.
The singer was found dead at his home in Paisley Park in Chanhassen, Minnesota Thursday.
“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,” said Prince’s publicist. “There are no further details as to the cause of death at this time.”
Earlier this month, Prince said he was feeling unusual and canceled two scheduled concerts in Atlanta. He performed days later in the city. His plane made an emergency landing in Moline, Illinois and the singer was hospitalized. Many media outlets claim he was suffering from “flu like symptoms”.
“Wait a few days before you waste any prayers,” Prince said, according to The New York Daily News.
Throughout his career, Prince won seven Grammy Awards and was an iconic figure in music and fashion.
Prince started in the 70s, but was most prominent in the ’80s and early ’90s in his career. His hits “When Doves Cry,””Little Red Corvette,” ” “Let’s Go Crazy,” “Cream,” “Diamonds and Pearls” and “Purple Rain” pushed his career into overdrive.
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