Andre Harrell, Iconic Music Executive And Founder Of Uptown Records, Passes Away

(TIML NEWS) Andre Harrell, the man who made the world move how we move, talk how we talk, groove how we groove, and do business at the highest heights, has passed away at the age of 59. Details on the circumstances around his death are not yet clear. The word on this unfortunate news came by way of DJ D-Nice during his late-night Club Quarantine set on Saturday morning.

Harrell was a giant of epic proportions in music and the production of television and film. From founding the record label that changed the way we listened to hip-hop and R&B together with Uptown Records, to remixing the formula for the cops getting the bad guys in the TV drama, New York Undercover. These just touch the tip of the iceberg of accomplishments that he’s amassed.

With Harrell’s untimely death, he leaves so many to mourn his life and selfless deeds of good favor to all walks of life in the entertainment realm. We send love to his family and friends.