Tons of artists took to social media to mourn the loss of music executive Andre Harrell, founder of Uptown Records and industry legend.
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Among his many accomplishments, Harrell has been credited for discovering a young Sean “Diddy” Combs and launching his career. He also served as the President and CEO of Motown Records as well as the Vice president and General Manager of Def Jam at different points in his career. At the time of his death, Harrell was the Vice Chairman of REVOLT TV & Media.
Plenty of artists and fellow executives in the music industry came forward to pay their respects to Harrell over social media.
Rest in peace, Andre Harrell. We send our love and condolences to his loved ones at this time.