Spike Lee Hosts A Brooklyn Block Party To Remember Prince: ‘Wear Something Purple’

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We know that so many celebs were affected by Prince‘s sudden death, but Spike Lee took it especially hard.

The filmmaker has posted multiple times to his Instagram account over the last day as he mourned the superstar’s death, but it’s what he did about it away from social media that is catching everyone’s attention.

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On Thursday night, Lee hosted a block party to memorialize the Purple Rain icon, inviting thousands of people to come out to Brooklyn and celebrate the life of a legend, with a very simple request to ‘wear something purple’ (below):

As you might have expected, the block party was a hit — and very emotional.

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Lee shared more pics from the event (below):

🙏🏽 RIP PrinceA photo posted by Spike Lee (@officialspikelee) on Apr 21, 2016 at 7:34pm PDT

And video has surfaced of the entire group singing Prince’s classics in unison (below):

While meanwhile, Spike used it as an evening to celebrate Prince’s life and music (below):

Simply AH-Mazing.

Prince has touched so many lives around the world and it is truly awe-inspiring.

[Image via Spike Lee/Instagram.]

Apr 22, 2016 11:23am PDT

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