Prince has died at his home in Paisley Park at the age of 57 and leaves fans around the world devastated.
The singer had been touring and reportedly made an emergency trip to hospital after falling ill on his private jet whilst travelling home from a show. His representation said it was due to flu symptoms, but multiple sources in Moline, Illinois, where the plane was landed, have told TMZ it was for a drug overdose. One source says Prince “was not doing well” after his release.
Police were summoned to his Paisley Park estate early on Thursday and found his body in a lift. An investigation has been opened and a cause of death has not yet been released.
The shock of the Purple Rain singers death was met by a rush of messages on social media from celebrities around the world.
It’s safe to say the world has indeed lost another legend of the music world. We’ll just leave this here…