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Hill talks on pop icon’s health crisis – Prince lost consciousness days before death

WASHINGTON, June 22, (AP): Prince was having dinner on a flight home from his final public concert when he suddenly lost consciousness, according to the first published account Tuesday of the pop icon’s health crisis six days before his death. The April 15 episode prompted an unscheduled landing of his …

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Prince died of fentanyl overdose: autopsy – 50 times more potent than heroin

MINNEAPOLIS, June 3, (AP): Word from authorities that Prince died of an overdose of fentanyl, a powerful opioid that is up to 50 times more potent than heroin, is far from the end of the investigation. In some ways, it’s just the beginning. After Thursday’s announcement about the superstar’s death, …

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Pop icon leaves protege legacy – Who will step forward to claim Prince’s millions?

NEW YORK, April 26, (Agencies): Prince may not have had biological children but he is survived by a vast number of proteges, who found in the late pop icon a mentor like few others. For dozens of artists, most of them women and many plucked from obscurity, Prince became a cross …

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Prince cremated in private ceremony – Family, friends bid a loving goodbye to pop icon

MINNEAPOLIS, April 24, (Agencies): Some of Prince’s “most beloved” family, friends and musicians celebrated his life in a small, private service on Saturday after his remains had been cremated. His publicist Yvette Noel-Schure said in a statement that the 57-year-old music superstar’s family and friends gathered “in a private, beautiful …

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No trauma signs in Prince death – Pop icon’s death tempers Jazz Fest celebration

CHANHASSEN, United States, April 23, (Agencies): There was no evidence of trauma on Prince’s body when he was found unresponsive in an elevator at his huge compound or any indication the late music icon committed suicide, US authorities said Friday. Stunned fans massed outside the superstar’s Paisley Park studio complex …

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Prince … ‘The Kid’ who transformed pop music – Hugely inventive, influential

NEW YORK, April 22, (Agencies): Prince, who died suddenly Thursday at 57, transformed the music landscape with his infectious funk before becoming a reclusive rebel who brazenly challenged industry conventions. The so-called Kid from Minneapolis created 1984’s “Purple Rain,” which regularly tops lists of the greatest albums of all time, …

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Celebrities ‘mourn’ the death of Prince – True visionary: Madonna

NEW YORK, April 22, (Agencies): Madonna mourned fellow 1980s pop icon Prince as a “true visionary” after his sudden death at age 57 on Thursday. “He changed the world!! A true visionary. What a loss. I’m devastated,” Madonna wrote on Instagram, where she posted a picture of herself with the Purple …

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Prince invites fans to party at Paisley Park – Singer shedding reclusive reputation

CHANHASSEN, Minn, Oct 27, (AP): Prince seems to be shedding his reclusive reputation and becoming a party animal. In recent weeks the superstar has hosted late-night jam sessions where he serenaded Madonna, celebrated the Minnesota Lynx’s WNBA championship and showcased his latest protege, singer Judith Hill. Hundreds of fans descended …

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