The artist known as Prince has died … TMZ has learned. He was 57.
“And as it is appointed unto men once to die, but after this the judgment:” Hebrews 9:27 (KJV)
EDITOR’S NOTE: The Bible says that we all have an ‘unbreakable appointment’ with the Lord Jesus Christ that none of us will miss or even be late for. Today, Prince kept his appointment with the Lord, and stands before him right now. How about you? Are you ready for the day when you will keep your appointment with Jesus Christ? Our hearts go out to the family and loved ones of Prince in their time of grief.
**UPDATE: TMZ now reporting that Prince was suffering the after effects of a drug overdose. Multiple sources in Moline tell us, Prince was rushed to a hospital and doctors gave him a “save shot” … typically administered to counteract the effects of an opiate. Our sources further say doctors advised Prince to stay in the hospital for 24 hours. His people demanded a private room, and when they were told that wasn’t possible … Prince and co. decided to bail. The singer was released 3 hours after arriving and flew home. We’re told when Prince left he “was not doing well.”
Prince’s body was discovered at his Paisley Park compound in Minnesota early Thursday morning. Multiple sources connected to the singer confirmed he had passed.
The singer — full name Prince Rogers Nelson — had a medical emergency on April 15th that forced his private jet to make an emergency landing in Illinois. But he appeared at a concert the next day to assure his fans he was okay. His people told TMZ he was battling the flu.
Crime lab and medical examiner arrive at Paisley Park. One person dead inside. pic.twitter.com/OAbMEyfHg9
— Reg Chapman (@RegChapman) April 21, 2016
Authorities arrived at Prince’s Paisley Park studio/venue in Chanhassen, Minnesota, early Thursday following the report of a “medical situation,” CBS reports.
This is a developing story…