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Jennifer Hudson and the Cast of ‘The Color Purple’ Perform a Touching Cover of the Late Prince’s ‘Purple Rain’

Jennifer Hudson

Jennifer Hudson

Actress & Musician Jennifer Hudson honored music icon Prince with a cover of his hit song “Purple Rain after her performance of the Broadway musical ‘The Color Purple’.

The singer shared her last exchange with the singer, who passed away on Thursday.

She said:

“Not too long ago, [Prince] called me while we were here and asked me to come out to this event because he was writing his book and he told me you can bring your cast members along. We were honored to be in his presence one last time and we got to have that moment,” she told the audience, “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.

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