Prince, aka Jamie Starr, Christopher Alexander Nevermind, The Purple One, Joey Coco, O(+>, The Artist Formerly Known as Prince, TAFKAP and at least one custom symbol we can't find on our keyboard, is dead at 57.
He produced more than 35 studio, live and compilation albums over the course of his nearly four-decade career.
Contemporary pop and dance music as we know it would not exist without him. Contemporary pop and dance music as we know it will not be the same without him.
He was, is and will forever be a legend.
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Grid image via Prince's Twitter