Singer Jesse Powell is Dead at 51! Singer Jesse Powell recently passed away at his Los Angeles home, his sister Tamara Powell shared on social media on September 13. The R&B artist, best known for his late ’90s track “You,” is 51.
“It is with a heavy heart that we announce the passing of our beloved son, brother, and uncle Jesse Powell,” Tamara wrote in an Instagram note on behalf of Jesse’s loved ones. “The family asks for privacy at this time as we mourn this tremendous loss and celebrate his lasting legacy.”
According to Wikipedia, Jesse Powell was an American R&B and soul singer-songwriter. Discovered by Louil Silas Jr., Powell was best known for his hit “You” which peaked at No. 2 R&B and No. 10 on the Billboard Hot 100. Powell released four albums, and was the older brother of fellow contemporary R&B singers Trina & Tamara
Jesse Powell Details:
Born: September 12, 1971, Gary, Indiana, United States
Died: September 13, 2022 Trending
Parents: Emerald Williams
Siblings: Tamara Powell, Trina Powell
Genre: Contemporary R&B, Soul music, R&B/Soul, Blues, Ballad
“Jesse loved music and he especially loved his fans who supported him throughout his career,” the message continued. “We want you all to know that you mean the world to him.”
No further details have been shared publicly at this time. E! News reached out to Jessie’s rep for comment and did not return.
In the comments on Tamara’s post, many fans and fellow stars offered condolences to Jessie’s family. “Deepest condolences,” singer Deborah Cox commented. “What a gentleman and sweet soul. I remember we had a promotion gig in St. Louis and he was saaaaang dauuuuuuun!!! Wow!! What a voice!!”