A transgender musician on why Bruce Springsteen and Bryan Adams may not be right to turn their backs on North Carolina and Mississippi.
"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 posted to Facebook shortly after the news broke of the musician's untimely death.
About 100 songs from his incredible catalog can be purchased on iTunes, but The Purple One was very protective of his music and insisted on total control over distribution.
The embattled pop star says "she'll never stop fighting for people ... to express themselves freely."
The Associated Press confirmed a report by TMZ that the singer best known for Purple Rain has died.
The singer and songwriter told Rolling Stone the North Carolina law is "obviously bullshit."