With music legends dying one after the other at the start of the year, there are only a few of them left. Sadly, another one followed and shook the world by surprise. On April 21, TMZ reported about Prince who was found dead at his Paisley Park compound in Minnesota. News quickly spread and shared via social media, fans in disbelief and thought it might be a hoax but the unfortunate had happened as sources close to the prolific singer-songwriter-musician confirmed.
According to the reports gathered, Prince was unresponsive in the elevator when deputies arrived at Paisley Park after a 911 call from someone. He was pronounced dead after CPR attempts were unsuccessful.
His cause of death is yet to be known as investigations are ongoing.
A multi-talented musician, Prince rose to fame in Purple Rain and has written numerous songs to various artists that went on top of the charts.
Here are some of the songs.
Other artists paid tribute as well, with Chris Cornell posting a very nice rendition of his studio version of Nothing Compares to U.
Pearl Jam also paid tribute to the late great artist at their show. Vedder called Prince the “Greatest Guitar Player We’ve Ever Seen”.