Prince (born Prince Rogers Nelson) flamboyant American recording artist and composer is dead at 57.
Talented controversial and genre defining, he gave us hits like Little Red Corvette, Purple Rain and When Doves Cry, Let’s go Crazy.
The Paisley Palace lies desolate and purple rain is falling as doves cry.
The singer died at his Paisley Park studio in Minnesota after he was briefly hospitalized in Illinois last week for a flu emergency, according to TMZ. He cancelled two shows in Atlanta because of the illness.