It’s been one year since Prince transitioned into the afterworld he famously sang about. A plethora of new information about the late singer has surfaced over the past 12 months regarding his health issues, philanthropic work, and unreleased music, among other topics.
The press loved to paint His Royal Badness in a variety of lights, depending on the day: enigmatic genius, crazy egomaniac, walled-off recluse, musical embodiment of sex, etc. But Prince fans knew and loved him for the unique way that he expressed himself, both on- and offstage.
With Celebration 2017 currently underway at Paisley Park, many are honoring Prince’s legacy by focusing on the positive cultural impact he left on the world. Join Yahoo Celebrity as we celebrate the Purple One with GIFs that capture his many moods:
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