Jennifer Hudson payed tribute to the late great Prince with an astounding rendition of ‘Purple Rain’ along with ‘The Color Purple’ Broadway Cast. Watch the incredible video here!
Jennifer Hudson, 34, blew the roof off with her touching tribute to Prince. The world is still in shock after losing one of it’s most recognized and talented icons of all time but it seems everyone is doing their part to honor his legacy and remember his life. See the video of Jennifer Hudson absolutely smashing her rendition of “Purple Rain” here!
“He said his music will live on and he will live through his music, so we want to keep him alive today with this song,” Jennifer said. The singer continued to praise the one of a kind icon, “As we all know, today we lost a legend. Jesus, we lost a legend who was a good friend of mine, Prince, who was dear to all of us.”
Prince will be remembered as one of the greats, so it’s no wonder the world has gathered to support him in the only way they know how – to honor his life through music. Jennifer continued as she said, “He said his music will live on and he will live through his music, so we want to keep him alive today with this song,”
The phenomenal performance attracted cheers from the crowd as Jennifer absolutely killed it on stage. The cast, which was led by Jennifer and Cynthia Erivo, also spoke on stage about Prince’s legacy, the uniqueness of his music and the brilliance he gave to others’ lives.
The iconic musician was found dead on Apr. 21 and the world are still in complete shock over this tragic news. The entire world is mourning the loss and it just goes to show how much Prince was loved. His music will go down in history forever. His fans from everywhere are still taking to Twitter to mourn his loss. As the world reels from losing a legend, celebrities and fellow musicians are performing tributes to Prince and explaining what he meant to them.
HollywoodLifers, what do you think about this moving tribute?