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Andre Harrell Biography, Age, Death, Wife, Children, Family, Facts, Wiki & More

Updated On : May 9, 2020

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Short Biography

Andre Harrell was born on 26-09-1960 in Harlem, New York City in the state of New York, United States. He was an American Rapper, Musician, Record Producer, former CEO/President of Motown Records & founder of Uptown Records and Record Label.

Other Name: Andre O'Neal Harrell
Other Professions: Musician Record Producer CEO Founder

Andre Harrell Complete Bio & Career

Andre Harrell was born and raised in New York. During his teens, he along with his friend Alonzo Brown cluo called Dr. Jekyll (Harrell) and Mr. Hyde (Brown). The duo gave various hits with songs such as "Fast Life", and "Genius Rap" among others. He dropped out of college and started working at a local radio station in the New York. During the decade of the 1980s, he started working at Def Jam Records. After working there for few years, he formed his own record label called Uptown Records. Through his company, he also produced some television shows and renamed his company as Uptown Enterprises. Looking at his experience, he was offered CEO post at Motown records and discovered various artists during his tenure. 
In addition to that, he also hosted the famous show Champagne & Bubbles. During the later part of his life, he served as the Vice-President of Harrell Records which were distributed through the famous Atlantic Records. He inked deals with artists such as Netta Brielle, and Hamilton Park. Apart from his professional life, he had a history of illnesses and finally succumbed in May 2020. 

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Health Issues, Illness and Death Info

Andre Harrell died on 08-05-2020 in New York City, United States at the age of 59. His death has been announced by D-Nice on his Instagram.

DEATHDAY 8 May,2020 (Wednesday)
DEATH PLACE New York City, New York

Andre Harrell Family, Relatives and Other Relations

He was married to choreographer Laurieann Gibson. Together the couple had a son named Gianni.

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Skin Colour Black
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black

Personal Info

Home Town New York
Nationality American
Religion Christian
Address New York City, New York, United States
School N/A
College Lehman College School of Continuing and Professional Studies, New York City
Qualification College Dropout
Hobbies Travelling
Marital Status Married
Salary N/A
Net Worth N/A
Official Website N/A


Favorite Color Black
Favorite Sport Basketball
Favorite Actress Will Smith
Favorite Singer Lil Wayne , Rihanna

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Andre Harrell

  • He formed the rap duo Dr. Jeckyll and Mr. Hyde during his school days.
  • He identified various artists and gave them chances through his record label.

Andre Harrell Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

Andre Harrell was 59 years 7 months & 12 days old age.