Sad Breaking news! We still can’t believe Prince Rogers Nelson has passed away. R. I. P Prince!
According to CNN, the Superstar and Fashion Icon, popularly known as Prince passed away at his Paisley Park estate in Minnesota at age 57. It is believed he was set to release a book about his life for next year. Last week, Prince’ plane had to make an emergency landing because he came down with flu, which he recovered from… Even though the Billboard Icon is dead his memory will forever live!
From a humanitarian perspective, Prince supported Rebuild the Dream, ”a mobilization of hundreds of thousands of everyday people—from seniors to students, moms, dads, brothers and sisters—who come together to build strong vibrant communities and to fix our economy from the ground up.” Some of the causes he supported included AIDS & HIV, Cancer, Hunger, Education, Children,Health…It is believed he donated millions of dollars to the need anonymously!
Even as the world mourns and celebrate the life of Prince our thoughts and prayers are with his family during this difficult time. Rest In Peace Prince Rogers Nelson. June 7, 1958 – April 21, 2016
What’s your favourite Prince song and why? We love…Raspberry Beret, Purple Rain, Diamonds and Pearls, I Would Die 4 U, Controversy, Let’s Go Crazy and more
Below is a message from President Obama and Michelle Obama
”Today, the world lost a creative icon. Michelle and I join millions of fans from around the world in mourning the sudden death of Prince. Few artists have influenced the sound and trajectory of popular music more distinctly, or touched quite so many people with their talent. As one of the most gifted and prolific musicians of our time, Prince did it all. Funk. R&B. Rock and roll. He was a virtuoso instrumentalist, a brilliant bandleader, and an electrifying performer.
“A strong spirit transcends rules,” Prince once said — and nobody’s spirit was stronger, bolder, or more creative. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family, his band, and all who loved him.”The WhiteHouse (FACEBOOK)
22/04/2016 Update: During a press conference this evening Carver County Sheriff Jim Olson of said that with regards to the cause of death of music icon Prince “We have no reason to believe at this point that this was a suicide,”
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