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Obama Pays Tribute to Prince: ‘An Electrifying Performer’

President Barack Obama paid tribute to late pop music icon Prince, who died inside his Minnesota home on Thursday morning. “Today, the world lost a creative icon. Michelle and I join millions of fans from around the world in mourning the sudden death of Prince,” the president wrote on his Facebook page on Thursday afternoon.

NEW ORLEANS - JULY 2: Prince performs at the 10th Anniversary Essence Music Festival at the Superdome on July 2, 2004 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)