Prince has passed away, according to multiple sources. He was 57.
The legendary singer was found at his home in Paisley Park, Minnesota, according to TMZ. Over the weekend, a plane he was on had to land due to a brief medical emergency, but he was released from the hospital and showed up at a his concert the next day.
I just don’t what to say, man. Pray for his family.
Prince’s publicist, Yvette Noel-Schure, confirms the sad news.
“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.”
Here’s the official statement from the Carver County Sheriff’s Office:
Carver County Sheriff Jim Olson reports that on April 21, 2016, at about 9:43 am, sheriff’s deputies responded to a medical call at Paisley Park Studios in Chanhassen. When deputies and medical personnel arrived, they found an unresponsive adult male in the elevator. First responders attempted to provide lifesaving CPR, but were unable to revive the victim. He was pronounced deceased at 10:07 am. He has been identified as Prince Rogers Nelson (57) of Chanhassen.
The Carver County Sheriff’s Office, with the assistance of the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office and The Midwest Medical Examiner’s Office, are continuing to investigate the circumstances surrounding his death.
Prince was an inspiration to many and his memory will live on forever. For now, here’s a few words from some of his contemporaries, fans, and loved ones…