(PAGE SIX) As tributes for Prince poured in from around the world, thousands of fans flocked to dance parties early Friday to celebrate his life – including in a downtown Minneapolis club where the late superstar and native son filmed “Purple Rain.”
Along with the outpouring of grief, authorities also are seeking to shed light on the music legend’s mystery death amid a report by TMZ that he had been treated for a drug overdose in the week before his death, following a gig in Atlanta.
The 57-year-old iconic Granny and Oscar winner’s death came just a week after he was taken to a hospital with a flu-like illness after his private jet made an unscheduled landing in Moline, Illinois. He later downplayed the episode.
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