He first found success in the late ’80s with debut albums from Heavy D & the Boyz, Al B. Sure! and Guy, the R&B trio that also included megaproducer Teddy Riley, the leader of the New Jack Swing movement.
NEW YORK (AP) Andre Harrell, the Uptown Records founder who shaped the sound of hip-hop and R&B in the late 80s and 90s with acts such as Mary J. Blige and Heavy D and also launched the career of mogul Sean Diddy Combs, has died. He was 59. Diddys REVOLT…Read more