Jesse Powell: 5 Things To Know About R&B Singer Dead At 51

Family members confirmed that R&B singer, Jesse Powell, has sadly died at the age of 51.

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Jesse Powell’s sister, Tamara Powell, took to Instagram on the evening of Sept. 13 to reveal that her brother had passed away. “It is with a heavy heart that we announce the passing of our beloved son, brother and uncle Jesse Powell,” she wrote, sharing her family’s statement. “He passed away peacefully in his Los Angees home. The family asks for privacy at this time as we mourn this tremendous loss and celebrate his everlasting legacy.”

The statement concluded, “Jesse loved music and he especially loved his fans who supported him throughout his carer. We want you all to know that you meant the world to him.” The family did not include any further details about Jesse’s condition or what may have caused his death at the age of 51. Learn more about the singer below.

What Songs Did Jesse Powell Sing?

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Jesse Powell in his music video. (Jesse Powell/Vevo)

Jesse Powell was an R&B singer, best known for his 1999 song “You.” “You” reached No. 10 on the U.S. Billboard charts, as well as No. 2 on the R&B charts. Throughout his career, Jesse released four albums, with the most recent being in 2003. Some of his other songs include “I Wasn’t With It,” “If I”, “All I Need” and “Gloria.”

How Was Jesse Powell Discovered?

Jesse and his siblings performed at local talent shows in the early 90s and he was eventually discovered by a producer named Carl Roland. Jesse then started working with record exec Louil Silas Jr. Louil signed Jesse to his label, Silas Records, and they got to work on music. It was three years later that Jesse released his debut album in 1996.

Who Is Jesse Powell’s Sister?

Jesse is the older brother of fellow R&B singers Trina Powell and Tamara Powell. The women formed the group Trina & Tamara. They released their debut and only album in 1999 and are best known for their song “What’d You Come Here For?”, which reached No. 56 on the Billboard Hot 100 charts. The siblings also have a brother, Jacob Powell.

Jesse Powell Was Retired

Jesse retired from the music industry after releasing his fourth studio album, Jesse, in 2003.

How Old Was Jesse Powell

Jesse Powell was just 51 years old when he died on Sept. 13, 2022. He was born on Sept. 12, 1971, dying just one day after celebrating his 51st birthday.

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