This is too much. Why are so many good people dying this year?! This Thursday, Prince the legendary musician, died at the age of 57. The news was first reported by TMZ and confirmed by The Associated Press. According to TMZ, the musician’s body was discovered at his Paisley Park Estate early Thursday morning.
Prince was a singular force. He was a feisty personality, impossible to ignore. Musically, he was defined by his crazed, balladic, and hyper-sexual hits, like “If you Wanna Be My Lover”, “When You Were Mine”, “1999”, “Purple Rain”, “Sign ‘O’ the Times”, and countless others.
Prince accumulated incredible accolades He garnered seven Grammies, a Golden Globe, an Oscar. And in 2004, the artist was inducted in to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
His impact, his personality, his utter charisma, and game-changing sound will be greatly missed. Another legend gone too soon. Rest in peace sweet Prince.