Social media turned purple on Friday with photos of Prince filling news feeds on the first anniversary of the iconic musician’s death.
In tribute to the late artist, fans posted songs, friends shared memories and celebrities shared #RIPPrince messages, just as they had on the day of the musician’s untimely overdose death on April 21, 2016.
Questlove shared a short video clip of the late singer during a recording session with the caption, “may we all learn, that perfect consistent practice … makes satisfaction.”
Spike Lee, who directed Prince’s “Money Don’t Matter 2 Night” video, wrote that he was “truly honored” that he got the opportunity to do so. He also shared a photo of himself holding one of Prince’s guitars, a gift he called his “most prized possession.” “This guitar will be handed down through generations of the Lee’s (Will be put in my will),” he wrote on Instagram.
In Minnesota, Paisley Park, where Prince was found dead in an elevator, and other landmarks donned a proud purple hue to celebrate the legend. See how celebrities are remembering the music legend and honor him yourself at a Prince-themed party in the city.