Prince Be of the 90’s rap duo P.M. Dawn has passed away at the age of 46.
According to various reports Be, real name Attrell Cordes, died at his New Jersey home on Friday, June 17, from diabetes related complications.
His cousin and bandmate, Doc G, released the following statement to Billboard:
“I can confirm that Prince Be has died in his sleep from complications with Diabetes. I am respectfully requesting privacy for his wife, children, parents,siblings, & other relatives while they grieve and I want 2 thank Billboard for their concern. Maintain The Bliss. Blisstatically Yours, Doc.G Of P.M.Dawn.”
The group achieved worldwide fame in 1991 with the hit single “Set Adrift on Memory Bliss” off of their debut album titled “Of the Heart, of the Soul and of the Cross.”
Our condolences go out to Prince Be’s family and friends.