Aww, sad news over the holiday weekend…
John Blackwell Jr., the longtime drummer for Prince, Patti Labelle, Justin Timberlake and many others passed away at the young age of 43. He had been battling brain cancer, which affected his left arm and leg, since 2016.
According to his wife, he passed away surrounded by love.
Prince Stuff We Need to See at Paisley Park
6 photos Launch gallery
1. The Purple Rain Coat1 of 6
2. That Damned Puppet2 of 6
3. The "Gett Off" Outfit3 of 6
4. Anything from First Avenue4 of 6
5. The "Symbol" Guitar5 of 6
6. The Motorcycle6 of 6