Andre Harrell has died at the age of 59. The cause of death is unclear at the moment.

Harrell is known as the record executive to give P Diddy his start with Uptown Records and helped launch the careers of Mary J. Blige, Heavy D & The Boyz, Teddy Riley, and Jodeci. The announcement of Harrell’s passing came during DJ D-Nice’s IG Live DJing sets shocking everyone tuned in to the nightly set.