Prince Rogers Nelson, a music legend is found dead at his home on Thursday according to a family member of the musician.
Prince, was an American singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and actor, serving as a major figure in popular music for over three decades
“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 his publicist Yvette Noel-Schure.
Prince pioneered “the Minneapolis sound” and took on the music industry in his fight for creative freedom.
Police in that area west of minneapolis is still invastigating the deat Paisley Park studios in Chanhassen, Minnesota.
Social Media is exploded with the news.
In early April, Prince said he wasn’t feeling well, according to the Atlanta Journal Constitution, and canceled at least one concert in the city. Some days later, he took the stage in Atlanta to perform. After that concert, the singer’s plane made an emergency landing, Noel-Schure told CNN. At the time she said, “He is fine and at home.”
Prince has won seven Grammy Awards, and has earned 30 nominations. Five of his singles have topped the charts and 14 other songs hit the Top 10. He won an Oscar for the original song score to the classic film “Purple Rain.”