Legendary Musician Dead at 57 — THE KINFOLK KOLLECTIVE

via Legendary Musician Dead at 57 — THE KINFOLK KOLLECTIVE

The Huffington Post  is reporting that legendary musician Prince died at his home today. He was 57. No cause of death has been confirmed.

Last week the singer was hospitalized for complications related to the flu after his plane had to make an emergency landing. He was treated and released a few hours later. Representatives of the star said that he was resting at home, but was doing well.

Prince Rogers Nelson was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota on June 7, 1958. He rose to fame in the early ’80s with a slew of hits such as “When Doves Cry” and the title track for his cult classic, Purple Rain. Contract disputes with his label caused the singer to adopt a symbol, performing under the moniker “The Artist Formerly Known as Prince” for years. His career never suffered, though, and the artist has continued to tour and release music extensively over the past three decades.

Prince was vocal in support of the Black Lives Matter movement, playing a free concert in Baltimore last year with a tribute to Freddie Gray. He will be missed.

The Huffington Post  is reporting that legendary musician Prince died at his home today. He was 57. No cause of death has been confirmed.

Last week the singer was hospitalized for complications related to the flu after his plane had to make an emergency landing. He was treated and released a few hours later. Representatives of the star said that he was resting at home, but was doing well.

Prince Rogers Nelson was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota on June 7, 1958. He rose to fame in the early ’80s with a slew of hits such as “When Doves Cry” and the title track for his cult classic, Purple Rain. Contract disputes with his label caused the singer to adopt a symbol, performing under the moniker “The Artist Formerly Known as Prince” for years. His career never suffered, though, and the artist has continued to tour and release music extensively over the past three decades.

Prince was vocal in support of the Black Lives Matter movement, playing a free concert in Baltimore last year with a tribute to Freddie Gray. He will be missed by his many fans, family and the music industry. Prince’s contribution to music will surely be missed.

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