In shocking and tragic news today, the artist known as Prince has died at 57 years old. The Carver County Sheriff’s Office says the legendary singer was found in an elevator at his Paisley Park compound in Minnesota early Thursday morning. According to TMZ, the Sheriff’s Office is now investigating the circumstances of Prince’s death but “At this time, there are no signs of foul play.”
Earlier this month, Prince had a medical emergency on a private jet requiring an emergency landing in Illinois. Just a day later, he assured fans he was okay at his concert.
Prince came to fame in 1982 with his hit album “1999,” and through the course of his career won 7 Grammys with 30 nominations, as well as an Academy Award for Best Original Song Score for “Purple Rain” in 1985.
The sudden death of Prince is both shocking and mysterious after his recent health issues this month. His talent and music will be missed forever.
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