PR Brands, musicians, fans go purple in memory of Prince News of the beloved musician’s death spread quickly across the Internet on Thursday. Here’s how millions remembered and honored the inspiring artist and cultural icon. By Clare LaneApril 22, 2016 SHARE To read the full story, log in. Become a Ragan Insider member to read this article and all other archived content. Sign up today Already a member? Log in here. Learn more about Ragan Insider.