The Man, The Myth, The Legend: R.I.P Prince

Yesterday, the world was shocked to find out that international music icon, Prince (born Prince Rogers Nelson), died at the age of 57. When the news first broke, it was not confirmed whether or not it was really him who had passed. Around 1 PM, the rumors starting circulating but there hadn’t been a real confirmation yet.

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Around 1:00 PM, when news first broke about a death at Prince’s estate. At this time, there was no real confirmation that it was Prince. –via socialdelta.com

By 2:00 PM, it had been confirmed that it had been Prince who passed away. At this time, everyone on twitter was talking about how legendary he was and fond memories of him. For the rest of the day, the hashtag #RIPPRINCE was a top trend and @socialdeltalive was following along with all that was trending. If you missed any of the the commentary of his cultural impact, head to Social Delta to see all that was trending.

Rest in Peace to a true legend. Gone too soon.

Here are some of the tweets that Social Delta was able to curate through, in remembrance of the late and great Prince:

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