Nineties singer “handed away peacefully” at his residence in Los Angeles, his household mentioned(*51*)

Jesse Powell, the R&B singer who scored a Top 10 hit in 1999 with “You,” has died at the age of 51.(*51*)

Powell “handed away peacefully” at his residence in Los Angeles, the singer’s household mentioned in a social media statement. No reason for dying was supplied.(*51*)

“It is with a heavy coronary heart that we announce the passing of our beloved son, brother, and uncle Jesse Powell,” the Powell household mentioned within the assertion. “The household asks for privateness at this time as we mourn this super loss and have fun his eternal legacy.”(*51*)

The household continued, “Jesse liked music and he particularly liked his followers who supported him all through his profession. We need you all to know that you just meant the world to him.”(*51*)


Born in Gary, Indiana, and older brother to the R&B duo Trina & Tamara, Powell launched his self-titled debut album in 1996. That LP featured what would finally grow to be his largest hit, “You”: While the one was initially launched in 1996 to minor success, it later grew to become a Top 10 hit in 1999, when the observe was re-released on his 1999 sophomore album ‘Bout It



Following a string of R&B singles and two extra albums — 2001’s JP and 2003’s Jesse — Powell retired from the music trade.(*51*)

“Aside from being the most effective R&B male vocalists on the market, you had been the most effective massive brother ever. I liked you a lot. I’m grateful that we had been so shut; a entire mess on a regular basis,” Tamara Powell added on Instagram. “We completely adored you ‘Jet’ & our household won’t be the identical with out you.”(*51*)

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