Andre Harrell, Executive Who Bridged Hip-Hop and R&B, Dies at 59
He founded the influential label Uptown Records and gave a first break to Sean Combs, who would go on to become one of hip-hop’s signature moguls.
R.I.P. Andre Harrell
"Harrell hired Sean Combs as an intern in the early 90...'I told him I’d wash cars, quit school—anything—a priceless chance to be in your presence,' Mr. Combs told The Times in 2005." RIP.