SAN DIEGO (CBS 8) - As the news of Prince's death spread, fans from around the world expressed their sadness, as did musicians, celebrities and President Obama.
San Diegans also voiced their sadness, some calling local radio stations to talk about the pop icon. One of the stations fielding calls Thursday was Magic 92.5. CBS News 8's Kelly Hessedal visited the radio station Thursday and has details in the above video report.
Below are reactions posted to Twitter:
“PRINCE We Love You Shockadelica Joint” A celebration of his life.— Spike Lee (@SpikeLee) April 21, 2016
We will dance, sing and shout… https://t.co/wn9w0XTjVH
Prince's 'Purple Rain' was more than simply a soundtrack. Here's why it is one of the greatest albums of the 1980's https://t.co/4g0oxHOpAZ— Rolling Stone (@RollingStone) April 21, 2016
Fitting that it's raining in Minneapolis today. pic.twitter.com/s5KFurDhHi— Minnesota Twins (@Twins) April 21, 2016
He Changed The World!! A True Visionary. What a loss. I'm Devastated. This is Not A Love Song. pic.twitter.com/x4JaSxRraC— Madonna (@Madonna) April 21, 2016
I'm sending nothing but love & prayer to all of Princes family & friends!!!! #Gonebutneverforgotten— Kevin Hart (@KevinHart4real) April 21, 2016
MTV released the following statement:
MTV is heartbroken and in utter disbelief at the news that the world has lost Prince Rogers Nelson so suddenly and so before his time. Prince was a once-in-a-lifetime artist who transcended every medium and genre he touched and created music with a passion and individuality that inspired multiple generations.
Copyright 2016 The Associated Press.
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