Music icon Prince has passed away at his Paisley Park estate in Minnesota and the entire world is already in mourning. He was 57. Words of praise and remembrance are already pouring onto social media in wake of the sudden news from his peers and artists who were influenced by him. The immense collection of support only reveals a microscopic look at the impact Prince's music, character, and personality had on us all. Read a collection of tributes from Questlove, The WeekndJustin Timberlake, Ice-T, and more below.


☔️ RIP Prince 💔

A photo posted by champagnepapi (@champagnepapi) on Apr 21, 2016 at 12:48pm PDT


It was Raspberry Beret. I was 4 years old. Yes, 4. I remember that I instantly loved it. "Mommy, who is that singing?" Seems weird but it's true. More than a "once in a lifetime" artist... Just a ONCE IN FOREVER ARTIST. I'm still in shock as I write this and I feel this overwhelming grief. But, we should all turn away from that and HONOR this musician that changed all of our lives, our perspectives, our feeling, our whole being. From another planet? Probably. Royalty, for sure. Us worthy..? Laughable. They say don't meet your idols... That they let you down. But, some of my greatest, funniest (yes, he was hilarious), and most prolific encounters and conversations about music came from the moments that I spent with him. It would be silly to say that he has inspired our music... It's beyond that. He's somewhere within every song I've ever written. I am sad, but I will smile when I think of every second that I had the fortune of being in his company. We have lost our greatest living musician. But his music will never die. Prince, NOTHING COMPARES... #RIPPrince

A photo posted by Justin Timberlake (@justintimberlake) on Apr 21, 2016 at 11:04am PDT

President Barack Obama took to Facebook to pay his respects to Prince writing, "Few artists have influenced the sound and trajectory of popular music more distinctly, or touched quote so many people with their talent." You can read his ful tribute below.