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The Artist Formerly Known As Prince

imageAs many of you have heard, Prince passed a way earlier today. Some of you may be very familiar with his music and others of you like me, have heard his music before and appreciated him for being an influential artist for others. I didn’t know much about Prince but what I did know was that he paved the ways for a lot of artists, he spoke his mind and was very in tune with himself and his music. He was a true artist. He was also not of the world or into fame and constant publicity. He was even was known as multiple different names and a symbol. Yeah, a symbol. I did some reserching into the symbol and its meaning because I was curious about the meaning behind it. After doing some research, I found out that it was a combination of the symbols for male and female. This symbol Prince created was also called the love symbol and was used in replacement of his name for several years until he went back to being known as The Artist Formerly Known As Prince then back to Prince again. It’s a very unique symbol and one of which no one can replicate. This is another testament to how much of a unique artist Prince was. He truly embodied what it meant to be a real musician and a talented artist. The world has lost a legend today. May he rest in peace.

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  1. bgarnett wrote:

    Yes I completely agree with you. He was such a super talented artist. He went beyond these “gender norms” (and you can tell through what he would wear and the eyeliner he would put on). I think purple plays a strong role in that as well! He was one of many amazing true artists and musicians who will be truly missed.

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