Atlanta celebs and stars with strong ties - like Samuel L. Jackson, a Morehouse man who spends a good bit of time here - are among the many mourning the loss of legendary artist Prince. Jackson's friend Kenny Leon, whose annual True Colors benefit he supports, lamented in a series of tweets:
Country star Travis Tritt and rapper Big Boi offered words of solace:
.. as did NBA great turned analyst and actor Shaquille O'Neal, who nows calls Atlanta home much of the time:
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