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Prince The astonishing facts about the late enigma

Prince lived an exciting and fulfilling life. Read up on the astonishing facts of the legend known as Prince.

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Yesterday (April 21, 2016) the world probably lost the last music enigma- Prince.

His corpse was found at his Paisley Park compound in Minnesota early Thursday morning, April 21, 2016. Prior to his death he had a medical emergency on April 15th that forced his private jet to make an emergency landing in Illinois. Miraculously he showed up at a concert the next day to assure his fans he was okay.

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The cause of his death has not been revealed yet. He was however seen leaving a pharmacy hours before his death. As the world celebrates the life of Prince we have to look at his eccentric lifestyle.

In 2001 Prince became a Jehovah Witness a Christian sect that kicked out Michael Jackson (Prince’s rival). Two years later a woman in Minnesota opened her door to see Prince who was about to preach to her. Prince also had a lot of religious books in an area of his home he called The Knowledge Room.

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Justin Timberlake pays tribute to Prince

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Prince hated the Internet. In 2010 he declared that “The Internet's completely over.” He yanked his songs and videos from the Internet and online retail stores.

The enigmatic singer was married to Mayte Garcia-Nelson. They had a son Boy Gregory but he died a week after his birth from Pfeiffer syndrome. His death affected Prince and Mayte Garcia-Nelson’s marriage. Four years after their marriage they got divorced. Prince died with no surviving child or children.

Prince who was very rich in his prime once admitted to Rolling Stone Magazine in 1985 that he was so poor growing up that  he would stand outside McDonalds and smell food because he could not afford to buy food.

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Prince who lived an eccentric lifestyle was not too far away from the location where former Beatles singer John Lennon was murdered in 1980. Infamous for being difficult with record labels Prince changed his name into a symbol 0{+> as a way of pissing off his record label Warner Bros.

His other names are Skipper, Jamie Starr, Christopher Alexander Nevermind, The Purple One. Joey, O(+> and The Artist Formerly Known as Prince /TAFKAP.

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Prince, Mayte Garcia-Nelson

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Known for blurring gender lines Prince had a female personality called Camille. He recorded an album as Camille and had plans to shoot a movie with him as his female alter-ego. He later scrapped the idea.

Prince was also known as a huge lover of women. Rumour had it that he was once dating twin sisters. Legendary.

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