Thousands Join in Celebrations of Prince's Life Throughout the Weekend

April 22, 2018 11:45 AM

Saturday marks two years since the death of Minnesota music legend Prince. He died of an accidental fentanyl overdose at Paisley Park in Chanhassen on April 21, 2016, leaving friends, family, fans and musicians around the world stunned.

Once again celebrations mark Prince's death including the Paisley Park Celebration. Thousands of people have shown up for live music, panel discussions and special presentations highlighting Prince.

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Back in Minneapolis at the Electric Fetus they're celebrating record store day 2018 with flair of purple.

"We have the record store day fans coming as well as the Prince fans are in town for the celebration this week. So they're both merging and creating new friends," Aaron Meyerrin with the Electric Fetus said.

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For Prince fans they have a chance to buy a previously unreleased studio version of the single, "nothing compares 2 u." But, that's if and only if someone has a Paisley Park Celebration 2018 badge.

"I think that his death has devastated me more than I thought, and it made me become more aware of him," Prince fan Karen Quarles said.

TIMELINE of Events Surrounding Prince's Death

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