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Minneapolis Mural Of Pop Icon Prince To Be Finished In June

FILE - In this Feb. 4, 2007 file photo, Prince performs during the halftime show at the Super Bowl XLI football game at Dolphin Stadium in Miami. Widely acclaimed as one of the most inventive and influential musicians of his era with hits including "Little Red Corvette," ''Let's Go Crazy" and "When Doves Cry," he was found dead at his home on Thursday, April 21, 2016, in suburban Minneapolis, according to his publicist. He was 57. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, File)

A mural of Prince will be completed in June. The painting is being commissioned by Florida street painter, ​​Hiero Veiga, 33.

The painting will start on May 16th and will be done near First Avenue and 8th Street in Minneapolis. Officially named the Crown Our Prince Project, the process has taken seven years and $500,000 to complete.

A block party and unveiling are scheduled for June 2nd. April 21st marks the sixth anniversary of Prince’s death.

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