Widely famous 90’s musician Prince has died at his home in Minnesota today. He was aged 57.
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.
His publicist, Yvette Noel-Schure announced.
Earlier on Thursday, Police were called to a medical emergency at his Paisley Park estate and sometime last week, he was rushed to the hospital with ‘flu’ hours after performing on stage, but was soon released while telling his fans not to ‘waste their prayers’.
Prince became a global superstar in the 1980s, with albums such as 1999, Purple Rain and Sign O’ the Times.
He sold more than 100 million records during his career.
A singer, songwriter, arranger, decorated performer and multi instrumentalist, Prince recorded more than 30 albums. His best known hits include Let’s Go Crazy and When Doves Cry.
He was inducted into the Rock and Roll of Fame in 2004.