A Breakdown Of The Days Leading Up To Prince’s Sudden Death


Waking up Friday morning, it’s still hard to believe Prince is gone.

As the exact cause of death remains unknown, we have gathered details into the days leading up to the music legend’s sudden passing at the young age of 57.

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Despite reportedly battling the flu, the Kiss singer was supposedly on the mend just before he was found unresponsive in his Minnesota home elevator on Thursday morning.

So what gives?

Take a look at the timeline (below).

April 7:

Prince rescheduled two shows (due to illness) from his ongoing Piano & a Microphone tour at Atlanta’s Fox Theatre for the following week.

April 12:

Although he didn’t provide a health update, the Purple Rain performer did excitedly share a photo of his new purple piano on Twitter:

April 14:

Seemingly feeling better, Prince took the stage for his promised-rescheduled concerts in ATL. Fans later tweeted about his emotional performance which included singers Judith Hill and Janelle Monae.

According to People, an attendee said the guitarist’s final show was nothing short of “incredible” with “at least four encores.” Before Prince began, he sincerely apologized for having to reschedule. The fan shared:

“He left everything on the stage, like he always did. After one song, he got up and left the stage because he was overcome by emotion.”

You certainly can’t deny his passion!

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April 15:

Following his ATL performance, Prince’s plane was forced to make an emergency landing and he was rushed to the hospital for allegedly still battling the flu. He was released three hours later.

At some point in the middle of all this, the multi-instrumentalist took to Twitter:

April 16-18:

The record producer was extremely active on Twitter, engaging with fans, and even throwing a dance party out of appreciation:

One fan even tweeted to him (which he quoted on his page) about seeing a bowl of soup being brought back to Prince — happy to see him taking care of himself:

And despite many reports that say Prince himself wrote the following tweet, due to his unique Twitter style, we actually believe it to be him just quoting the fan:

April 21:

Prince found dead after being spotted making a pharmacy run at a local Walgreens the night before.

We will keep you posted on any updates.

[Image via Getty Images.]

Apr 22, 2016 10:13am PDT

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