President Obama, The New Yorker, Snapchat & More Pay Tribute to Prince

Prince Tribute

Since the shocking news of Prince’s untimely death broke, millions of people around the world have paid tribute to the 57-year-old music legend using different medium. From President Barack Obama, to the likes of Donatella Versace, Naomi Campbell, Wiz Khalifa, Frank Ocean, and James Franco, tearful tributes continue to pour in.

President Barack Obama

Donatella Versace

I am shocked. I will love and miss you forever. Ciao, Donatella

A photo posted by Donatella Versace (@donatella_versace) on

Naomi Campbell

Wiz Khalifa

Frank Ocean

American magazine The New Yorker also unveiled its cover for their upcoming May 2 issue with a somber illustration by Bob Staake which references both the film and studio album Purple Rain, by the deceased music icon.


Snapchat has also honored Prince by adding a new filter to allow users to celebrate and mourn one of the most prolific singers/songwriters/performers the world has ever seen. The new “Purple Rain” filter, showers the user in little droplets of purple rain.

Check out the filter below.