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May 13, 2020

Snoop Dogg Mourns Andre Harrell's Death in an Emotional Post

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American rapper and actor, Snoop Dogg mourns long-time friend and fellow music producer Andre Harrell with a heartfelt Instagram post.

Snoop shared a nostalgic photo of himself and Andre with Music executive, Clarence Avant seated in their middle on his Instagram following the announcement of Andre Harrell's death on Friday.

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The picture uploaded was taken at the Netflix world premiere of "The Black Godfather" at the Paramount Theater in Los Angeles, California, last year.

Clarence Avant, who was also featured in Snoop's post, is a Music industry crooner, and a documentary was also created to spotlight his life.

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In the caption, Snoop Dogg chose to go down memory lane as he recalled a conversation the three had at the event when he said "I remember this night me u and Clarence Avant had a convo about me being a goat."

Andre Harrell's death, according to CNN, was officially reported in a statement by Roma Khanna, the CEO of REVOLT Media & TV. In the company statement, Khanna said,

"Everyone in the REVOLT family is devastated by the loss of our friend, mentor, and Vice-Chairman."

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While Andre is credited for launching the careers of many iconic recording artists including Sean "Diddy" Combs, he also left his mark in the film and TV industries with movies like "Strictly Business" and "New York Undercover."

CNN shares that the Combs Enterprises Website described the 59-year-old label owner as having a knack for discovering and developing talent.

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CBS reports that other celebrities joined Snoop Dogg in remembering the music legend on social media. From all the posts from music artists and producers, it would seem like the loss of Andre has left an enormous gap in the music industry.

 In December, as reported by CBS, BET revealed it was creating a three-part scripted miniseries about the legend's life. According to Variety, BET plans to move forward with producing the miniseries.

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It would be recalled that Clarence Avant, who was also featured in Snoop's post, is a Music industry crooner, and a documentary was also created to spotlight his life.

As seen on the NBC News website, the documentary titled “The Black Godfather” was produced in collaboration with Netflix by Avant's daughter Nicole. She served as ambassador to the Bahamas under Obama.

According to the Telegraph, the core message in the documentary is that Avant's purpose, through all his roles, was to make sure that black people in America have a good life.

Snoop Dogg is reported in the article to have said that Clarence pushed him to "re-evaluate" his life and "take on a stance of peace."

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