Jesse Powell, the R&B singer whose hit 1996 ballad “You” rose to the higher reaches of the tune charts upon its rerelease in 1999, has died at age fifty one. His dying changed into introduced last night by means of his sister, Grammy winner Tamara Powell, who said her brother surpassed away peacefully at his domestic in Hollywood.
No reason of demise changed into given, but unconfirmed reviews suggest cardiac arrest.
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A native of Gary, Indiana, Powell became the brother of making a song duo Trina & Tamara, and at age 23 had his very own hit track in “You,” which reached No. 2 at the R&B Billboard chart and No. 10 on Billboard’s warm 100 in 1999. He had dented the singles chart with “I Wasn’t With It” the 12 months earlier than.
Even though he persevered liberating albums and singles till pulling far from the recording enterprise inside the early 2000s, Powell is excellent remembered for his clean, crooning, wide-ranging and pleading vocal transport of his big hit “You.” The song reportedly has garnered 13 million lifetime Spotify streams.
His sisters Trina and Tamara Powell had a top five gold single as Trina & Tamara with “My Love Is the Shhh!” in 1997.
Study the circle of relatives statement in its entirety below, and watch another own family-posted clip of Powell in performance: