Prince, the American superstar singer-songwriter known for his incredible musicianship and a cavalcade of award-winning hits, has died at age 57, according to his publicist, Yvette Noel-Schure.
No details were immediately released.
Authorities in Chanhassen, Minn., responded to a medical emergency call from Prince’s famed home recording studio Paisley Park on Thursday morning. The crime lab and medical examiner were also called to the scene.
The singer postponed several shows in Atlanta earlier this month amid reports he had been battling a nagging flu for several weeks, but delighted fans — including singer Janelle Monae — at a rescheduled performance.
Last Friday, the singer-songwriter was rushed to an Illinois hospital with his private plane making an emergency landing so he could get treatment. He was released hours later. The next day, he was seen by fans riding his bicycle around his neighbourhood and hosted a “dance party” at Paisley Park.
Take a listen to his recent Album that was released on September 26, 2014