The world is mourning the death of the artist known as Prince, who left his mark on not only the music world but also on South Florida.
The legendary musician's publicist confirmed his death at age 57 Thursday in Minnesota.
In 1994, Prince opened one of his famed Glam Slam nightclubs in Miami Beach. Glam Slam East, at 1235 Washington Avenue, joined clubs in his hometown of Minneapolis, Los Angeles and Yokohama.
Prince visited and performed at the South Beach club which lasted only a couple years, closing in 1996. Years later, the location became club Mansion and is now Icon Miami.
A little more than 10 years after the club's closing, Prince returned to South Florida to play the halftime show at the 2007 Super Bowl at what was then called Dolphin Stadium.
The halftime show, regarded as one of, if not the best in Super Bowl history, took place during a heavy rainstorm which didn't let up for most of the game between the Indianapolis Colts and Chicago Bears.
Fittingly, Prince ended the soaked performance with a stirring rendition of his hit, "Purple Rain."
Check out video of the Super Bowl performance here.