Rogers Nelson, more famously known as Prince, died Thursday in his home in Paisley Park. He was 57 years old.
Nelson was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and was a resident of the Gopher state most of his life. Nelson was known for giving birth to the unique Minneapolis sound. Nelson won seven Grammy awards in career, and also starred in the cult classic film Purple Rain.
Nelson used creativity, fearless risk taking, and fashion sense to carve out his own place in music history.
Nelson reported feeling ill in early April and postponed two concerts in Atlanta, citing the flu. Nelson was rushed to the hospital earlier this week, forcing his plane to make a emergency landing. He was released after a short stay.
Nelson is most known for his complete albums, such as Purple Rain, Around The World in a Day, Sign of The Times, 1999. His singles success includes, Little Red Corvette, 1999, Purple Rain, When Doves Cry, Kiss.
The cause of death has not been official determined.