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Personal chef: Prince fought throat, stomach pains recently

He started noticing changes in Prince’s diet – he was eating less and drinking less water, and looked like he was losing weight.

Prince performs during his "Welcome 2 Europe" tour at Ahoy on July 26, 2011 in Rotterdam, Netherlands. (Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

Prince’s legacy includes political and artistic stances, black empowerment

“His defiance wasn’t about enriching himself, but about ‘trying to pave the way for the next generation,'” said one music journalist.