04/21/2016 02:10 EDT | Updated 04/21/2016 08:17 EDT

Prince Dead: Singer Remembered As 'Larger Than Life'

Tributes for Prince filled social media after the iconic musician died on Thursday.

The artist, who was 57, passed away at his Paisley Park home in Minnesota. The cause of death has yet to be released.

Messages poured in from fellow artists and actors, as well as athletes and hordes of fans.


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U.S. President Barack Obama said he and his family join the world in mourning one of the "most gifted and prolific musicians of our time."

Singer-songwriter Frank Ocean penned a tribute letter to Prince on Tumblr, calling the late icon "a vanguard and a genius."

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