Media Alert–Remembering Prince Death of a National Icon


Prince, the legendary singer and songwriter, is dead, his publicist confirmed in a statement. Prince was 57.

Prince’s body was discovered at his compound in Paisley Park in Chanhassen, Minnesota, early Thursday. The cause of death is unknown, though Prince had been hospitalized last week. Prince was also famously a workaholic and music-obsessive who produced nearly 40 studio albums and dozens of other recordings. Did all the years of work finally catch up?