Lady Gaga has farewelled music legend Prince in a very spiritual dedication posted to her Instagram on Sunday.
“I tend to believe that when we die our souls hover for at least a moment if not longer before they either rest or are recycled into the consciousness of an already living being or maybe a newborn baby,” she wrote next to a photo of the singer.
“Isn’t it amazing Prince shared his soul with us so deeply before his death, and now after we will be replenished endlessly by both his legacy and all that he still has to give from the beyond.
“Thank you for sharing your life with us Prince. Giving up your anonymity because you felt compelled to share your gift. We learned so much. You just found God early, he needed you upstairs to innovate in heaven.”
I tend to believe that when we die our souls hover for at least a moment if not longer before they either rest or are recycled into the consciousness of an already living being or maybe a newborn baby. Isn’t it amazing Prince shared his soul with us so deeply before his death, and now after we will be replenished endlessly by both his legacy and all that he still has to give from the beyond. Thank you for sharing your life with us Prince. Giving up your anonymity because you felt compelled to share your gift. We learned so much. You just found God early, he needed you upstairs to innovate in heaven.
The music icon was found dead in his Minnesota estate last Thursday, shocking the world and prompting an immediate outpouring of grief from celebrities and fans alike. Kylie Minogue took to her Instagram to reminisce about recording with Prince in the early 1990s.
My musical crush since my teenage years. I met Prince after his concert at London’s Earls Court in 1992. I said I would love to work with him and he said, come visit the studio. He asked me where my lyrics were and where would I like my mic set up. Joking with me. I did end up giving him lyrics for a song called Baby Doll. His driver delivered a cassette to me later that night. It was a demo of Prince singing and playing the song Baby Doll he had written using the lyrics. We never recorded it properly. I then had the privilege of visiting Paisley Park. It was a dream come true. Thank you for the music and memories. #ripprince #whendovescry A photo posted by Kylie Minogue (@kylieminogue) on
And Madonna’s manager Guy O’Seary revealed on his Instagram that he once pitched a joint Madonna and Prince tour, but Prince supposedly responded: “The world isn’t ready for this, it’s too big.”
I met Prince when I was 12 years old. I asked for his autograph. He wrote “Love God”… My walls were covered with prince posters.. I lived in a two bedroom apartment with my dad and you could see my Prince posters from the street.. Many many years later I connected back with Prince.. And we have remained friends.. I called him a few years back with the idea of @Madonna and Prince going on tour together. I pitched it to Madonna and within a second she said “I like it, we can call it the Royalty Tour… The Queen and The Prince”…. I love the way she thinks… When I told Prince the idea he said: “the world isn’t ready for this, it’s too big”.. I always felt like one day I would pull it off.. @Madonna performed in #stpaul last year and Prince was generous enough to host us and perform for us after that show at his home #paisleypark .. He didn’t go on stage until 3am, and per usual the show performance was mindblowing.. He joined me this last New Years in St Bart’s and performed for my friends party at what will now be the last time I saw him.. It’s the one and only time I was able to actually work with him directly.. I won’t forget that electrifying performance.. Or the smile on his face that night.. And the love that he gave me.. He always treated me with kindness.. We didn’t always agree.. We would argue for hours… But he understood that I respected him dearly and cared for him.. I tried my best to help him on record business matters.. And even in his passing I’m here to help.. I would have done anything I could and wish I achieved more for him on his very clear issues.. The man had the strongest of opinions on contracts and on artists rights.. This photo was taken summer of 1999.. Yes.. “1999”.. You can see from the photo that I’m focused on one thing… Prince!!.. I have the original lyrics to “purple rain” on my wall and I was always too embarrassed to tell him.. Maybe he would think I was crazy for paying so much years back for those lyrics or maybe he would just take it off my wall and say “thank you, I was looking for this”.. Who would stop him?.. Not me.. Today not only will doves cry, we all cry.. You will be missed.. I love you.. Rest in peace..