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The rock superstar Prince has at the age of 57. He away on Thursday at his home in Minneapolis. His death a week after his plane made an emergency landing to the singer to hospital. Reports were that he dehydration and the flu. His death shocked the entertainment world. Many celebrities have sharing their thoughts about him on social media. Madonna wrote: "He the world. A true visionary. What a loss. I'm devastated." President Barack Obama him, "one of the most gifted and prolific musicians of our time". He added that: "Prince did it all. Funk, R&B, rock and roll. He a virtuoso instrumentalist, a brilliant bandleader, and an electrifying performer."

Prince the son of a jazz pianist. His real name was Prince Rogers Nelson. His father : "I named my son Prince because I him to do everything I wanted to do." He onto the music scene in the late seventies. His singing, songwriting, guitar playing, on-stage performances and producing the music world over the next four decades. The Washington Post him, "one of the most popular, inventive and influential recording artists of his generation". The music icon over 100 million records. He perhaps best for his 1984 album 'Purple Rain'. The music magazine 'Rolling Stone' Prince at number 27 on its list of the 100 Greatest Artists of All Time.

 
 

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