American music executive Andre Harrell dies at 59

American music executive Andre Harrell dies at 59

Andre Harrell, an American music executive and founder of Uptown records died at the age of 59, the cause of his death is still unclear. Harrell started his career in music as an artist, one-half of the early rap duo Dr. Jeckyll and Mr. Hyde, whose single “Genius Rap” was a minor hit in 1981. In 1983 Harrell teamed with Russell Simmons, the founder of Def Jam Records

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Sat May 09 - Variety

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