New Yorker Cover to Pay Tribute to Prince’s ‘Purple Rain’ (Photo)

The magazine is honoring the music legend who died Thursday at age 57

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Megastar Prince died on Thursday, and The New Yorker is dedicating next week’s cover to the late singer.

The magazine is taking a minimalistic approach for the cover, with an all-purple background with raindrops in front.

The cover is free of any text aside from the magazine title, price and date.

The cover was designed by artist Bob Staake and is titled, of course, “Purple Rain,” after Prince album and movie of the same name. The issue will be available from newsstands on Monday, April 25.

May 2, 2016 Prince New Yorker cover

Prince died in this Paisley Park Studios compound in Minnesota on Thursday. He was 57 years old.

How Prince died is not known at this time. The medical examiner in Ramsey, Minnesota, will perform an autopsy on Friday.