(SL) – He’s the only artist that was able to negotiate sex and God at the same time and get away with it. Virtuoso indeed, now, the Doves are truly crying as the world says goodbye to musical genius Prince, who passed suddenly at the age of 57. Although it was sudden, a lot of people aren’t surprised because Prince’s final days included canceled concerts and an emergency landing after his show in Atlanta. He spent three hours in the hospital and was released. The Icon had been battling the flu for a couple of weeks but assured everyone that he was fine during an impromptu concert at his ‘Paisley Palace’ in Minnesota on Saturday.
As writer Adam McKay said, it’s as if the Grand Canyon died. Born Prince Roger Nelson, The Purple One, The Sign, The Genius or The Artist Formerly known as released his debut album in 1978, at the age of 19, and he played every instrument on “For You”, and would do the same for 5 of his albums. He was a true instrumentalist who would sell more than 100 million albums worldwide.