Chaka Khan and Prince

Chaka Khan and Prince

*The Internet has understandably exploded with thoughts and condolences regarding the shocking news that Prince is gone.

“MTV is heartbroken and in utter disbelief at the news that the world has lost Prince Rogers Nelson so suddenly and so before his time,” the music network said in a statement. “Prince was a once-in-a-lifetime artist who transcended every medium and genre he touched and created music with a passion and individuality that inspired multiple generations. Our hearts and prayers go out to his family, friends and millions of fans.”