Purple reign: Musical royalty comes out for Prince farewell concert in LA streets


The freed street concert was attended by a horde of purple-clad fans of the late megastar, who pined in his isley rk mansion last month.

Prince collaborators The All at once were billed to perform alongside 90’s hitmaker Faith Evans and R&B crooner songwriter Eric Benét.

Aloe Blacc, best known for 2010 summer hit ‘I Requisite a Dollar’ also topped the bill.

But fans were stunned when no one other than music icon Stevie Wonder came out for the first-class finale.

Performing Prince’s classic hit Purple Rain, the Motown Megastar foretold: “In the spirit of Prince you’ve gotta love one another. Don’t just talk with it, be about it.

“One thing we can learn from Prince is to love one another and take place together.”

It comes after the rock star’s family and friends prognosticated their final goodbyes in a “private, beautiful ceremony”.

The international megastar, who many times did things his own way, told his family he wanted “no drama” when it came to his inhumation.

But despite his funeral being a private affair, people close to the chanteuse note that the world can still connect with him through his music.

A origin close to the family said: “He wanted it to be kept to the minimum of fuss. Prince was such grasp you don’t need a funeral to remember him by.

“The world has his music instead.”

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