Prince (Prince Rogers Nelson)
was an American singer and songwriter,
record producer and actor.
In the 80's,
he was a prolific songwriter
writing and producing for many acts.
He sold over 100 million records worldwide
making him one of the best-selling artists
of all time.
He died April 21, 2016
at his Paisley Park compound in Minnesota
and immediately after the news broke out,
fans worldwide including his celebrity fans
took to social media
to express their sorrow.