The Final Curtain Call: Inside Prince's Tragic Last Concert

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Apr. 22 2016, Published 8:23 p.m. ET

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Prince's death stunned the world, but according to an insider, there were signs of trouble at his last performance at the Fox Theater in Atlanta on April 14. Click through the gallery to see the exclusive photos from the night and to learn why the performance was so "unusual."

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Prince's struggle with his health before his shocking death was a secret to his many fans, but in an exclusive interview with a celebrity makeup artist who attended his concert in Atlanta says they believe he "knew something was going on," at his last show.

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"It was amazing as usual," Michelle Lewis told Radar. She shared her exclusive photos from the night but revealed that "there was something unusual about his performance."

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"I've seen him 15 or 20 times and he sang from his gut like I've never heard him sing before," Lewis said about the show at the Fox Theater in Georgia on April 14, 2016, less than a week before his death. 


"He just really resonated with me that night. It was just a great performance but I was wondering if he knew that someone was going on that we were not privy to," Lewis recalled after learning about Prince's death.

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Prince was found in his Paisley Park studio on April 21, 2016, and despite efforts by paramedics to revive him, he died at age 57. "I wonder if Prince knew it was going to be his last performance," Lewis told Radar.

The "Purple Rain" singer performed sitting at a piano, delivering a moving performance to the sold-out crowd. "He was being his usual self but I've never seen him perform without a band before," Lewis told Radar.

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Prince's tragic death was seemingly foreshadowed at his last concert Lewis told Radar. "I found the performance a little different. Looking back it seems like he knew something was going on he just wasn't talking telling us," she said. But Prince played to the crowd in his final onstage appearance. "He did three encores and he played for two hours, it was amazing," Lewis recalled.



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