R&B singer Jesse Powell, finest identified for the 1996 hit “You,” died Tuesday on the age of 51, in accordance his members of the family.
The artist died “peacefully” Tuesday in his Los Angeles house, in accordance with his sisters recording artists Trina and Tamara Powell.
“It’s with a heavy coronary heart that we announce the passing of our beloved son, brother and uncle Jesse Powell,” Tamara stated in an announcement from the household on Instagram.
“The household asks for privateness presently as we mourn this super loss and rejoice his eternal legacy,” it stated.
The household remembered Powell as a person who beloved music and was dedicated to his followers.
“We would like you all to know that you simply meant the world to him,’ the assertion concluded.
A reason behind dying was not shared.
Trina shared the identical assertion on her Fb web page.
Tamara shared one other publish on Instagram, a video of her brother acting on stage to the cheers of the gang.
“That voice!” she wrote. “Other than being top-of-the-line R&B male vocalists on the market, you have been the perfect large brother ever. I beloved you a lot.”
“We completely adored you ‘Jet’ & our household is not going to be the identical with out you,” she stated.
Hailing from Gary, Indiana, he and his household ended up in Los Angeles within the 90’s to pursue their vocalist careers.
Powell launched 4 albums from 1996 and 2003. His second file “Bout It,” was licensed Gold by the Recording Business Affiliation of America in 1999.
“You” is the tune that has prevailed the take a look at of time with almost 13 million lifetime streams on Spotify. The hit launched on his eponymous debut album in 1996 and towards on his 1998 album “Bout It” rising to No. 10 on the Billboard Scorching 100 chart in March 1999.