Prince Rogers Nelson known as ‘Prince’ was an American singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer and actor. Born in Minneapolis he developed a love of music at a young age, securing a recording contract at the age of 18. In 1978 he released his album For You and in 1979 the album Prince went platinum. Famous for the popular hits Purple Rain and ‘1999’. Prince sadly passed away on 21 April 2016.