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"Mourning With You": Influential Latinos React To Prince's Death

Gloria Estefan, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Jennifer Lopez, and other influential Latinos are paying tribute to Prince after his publicist confirmed he died.
Prince performs at the Forum in Inglewood, California on Feb. 18, 1985.
Prince performs at the Forum in Inglewood, California on Feb. 18, 1985.Liu Heung Shing / AP

Gloria Estefan, Lin-Manuel Miranda, and Jennifer Lopez are just a few of the many influential Latinos who have been paying tribute on social media to the late great artist and award-winning songwriter Prince, after his publicist confirmed Thursday that he had died.

The announcement Thursday afternoon came a few hours after authorities in Carver County, Minnesota, responded to Prince's Paisley Park estate in Chanhassen.

Here are a few reactions:

Sheila E., the famous Latina drummer who was discovered by Prince, kept her message of mourning simple and direct.

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