Celebrities React To Andre Harrell’s Sudden Death

Published: Sunday 10th May 2020 by Sam

As reported, music executive Andre Harrell tragically died at his Los Angeles home after what some reports assert was a heart attack.

He was 59.

The passing of the Uptown Records pioneer – who launched the careers of Diddy, Mary J. Blige and many more – received an outpouring of emotion from many. Several of whom are struggling to make sense of the news.

Their words after the jump…

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My prayers go out to all the family. GOD BLESS πŸ’”You were the beginning for so many and a genuine positive energy through it all … I salute you KING!!πŸ•ŠπŸ•ŠπŸ•ŠπŸ•Š

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Broken, Andre Harrell The Originator who kept us all in place . πŸ’”πŸ’”πŸ˜’πŸ™πŸΎ

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So heartbroken πŸ’” @andreharrell was like an uncle to all of us. This world is unbelievable right now. Speechless.

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As difficult as this is I know you would want me to share ❀️ on today to honor and celebrate and inspire dreamers everywhere say hi to Kimmie and my daddy for me πŸ™πŸΌ love u forever and I’ll make sure they get the moves right!! πŸ’‹ here’s to your magicπŸ₯‚

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RIP UNC IMMA MISS YOU !!! πŸ‘Όβ€οΈ

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@andreharrell 🀲🏽 BLESS UP ! Thank you for many great talks thank you for your friendship and everything you done for all of us we love you ! Love forever ! 🀲🏽 Your energy is amazing ! Legendary @andreharrell !

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Andre was the only person in this business at his level of genius,no mater where we were or who’s party it was,he would always come up to me and let me know when I was hot and once I got his Super Black Excellence stamp, I ain’t need to hear nothing from no one else, RIP Champagne and Bubble,Velvet,Sexy,Feel Good 4 eva!! πŸ₯‚

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RIP Andre Harrell…thank you for the gift of so many incredible artists. Gone too soon.❀

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A one in a million man!! You always had a big smile, a golden ear,and a beat ahead of everyone! You will be missed, my friend!! πŸ’” But always rememberedπŸ•ŠπŸ•ŠπŸ•Š

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WOW my cat..!!!! The jewels u have dropped on me over the years I definitely couldn’t have afford them..!! The impact you have left on the game of music is legendary..!!! U will be missed big brother..!!πŸ™πŸ½πŸ’”πŸ’”πŸ’”πŸ’”πŸ’”πŸ’”πŸ’”

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I had the best conversation with @andreharrell at @thelarryjackson Grammy party last year !!πŸ™πŸΏπŸ™πŸΏπŸ™πŸΏ rest well brother

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I am deeply saddend by the loss of my good friend @andreharrell – Andre has been a blessing to so many, including myself. It is with a heavy heart that I post this photo of us a few years ago. A truly gifted and brilliant impressario of the highest calibre. Andre, you will be missed. Love and blessings to Gianni and your family.

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Rip Mr @andreharrell thanks for ALWAYS having so many kind, and encouraging words to share EVERYTIME I saw you! 🀟🏽

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What a loss!!! This time is just…. whew πŸ˜” RIP #andreharrell

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  1. Beylover May 10, 2020

    Andre was the man Diddy, Mary J Blige and many other artist from the 80’s, 90’s, and now owe the start of their career to this man!

  2. Gee May 10, 2020

    Andre Harrell was an innovator, and visionary who had the eye, and ear for greatness. May he Rest In Heavenly Peace!!! My condolences, and prayers go to all those who are affected by his tragic loss.

  3. Fancy BISH May 10, 2020

    So sad! 😒 Apart from Clarence Avant, Andre Harrell was really that guy to bless, help and motivate every talented person he came into contact with, black and white! He knew how to bring the best out of people, regardless if he was working directly with them or not…He loved black culture for REAL, and never wanted us to be accepted by being watered down! He wanted us to be the best versions of ourselves but be REAL at the same time! He wanted us to have the best in life! πŸ₯‚ Listening to the music from his record label has been so comforting….knowing that it was loved, cared for, finessed, packaged and marketed by this great man! The music sounds special cause it is special! It’s magical πŸ₯° Forget the charts, this is black artistic expression and excellence! Thank GOD he was working on the Uptown Records mini-series for BET and it will still see the light of day…thank GOD he left a legacy and a blueprint that will never be forgotten…prayers to his family and friends! πŸ™πŸ½ ❀️
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PAu2bsV9CiQ

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