- grammy winning songwriter and producer, lashawn daniels, has died as a result of injuries sustained in a car accident.
- lashawn daniels contributed to numerous notable pop and r&b songs. some of his most notable hits include whitney houston’s “it’s not right but it’s okay,” destiny’s child’s “say my name,” lady gaga and beyoncé’s “telephone,” jennifer lopez’s “if you had my love,” and co-wrote several songs on janet jackson’s discipline.
- he won best r&b song at the 2001 grammy awards for his contributions to destiny's chils's “say my name.” daniels also earned grammy nominations for his work on brandy and monica’s “the boy is mine,” toni braxton’s “he wasn’t man enough,” tamar braxton’s “love and war,” and whitney houston’s “it’s not right but it’s okay.”
- celebrities and collaborators took to twitter to remember lashawn daniels and his impact on them and music:
gospel musician, songwriter, choir director, and author, kirk franklin
The entire music community is feeling the loss of one of the greatest to ever do it..... LaShawnDaniels...we just stood together a week ago. No words......— Kirk Franklin (@kirkfranklin) September 4, 2019
I’m sorry.... I can’t let this LaShawn Daniels loss go yet.... just let heaven be real.....🙏🏾💔— Kirk Franklin (@kirkfranklin) September 4, 2019
singer and songwriter, ari lennox
LaShawn Daniels is a legend. Thank you for creating some of the most powerful songs ever. Rest in Heaven KING.— Ari Lennox (@AriLennox) September 4, 2019
singer, songrwiter, and producer, james fauntleroy
Lashawn Daniels changed my life and if I changed your life he changed yours too.— James Fauntleroy (@fauntleroy) September 4, 2019
new york times best selling author, michael arceneaux
LaShawn Daniels has contributed so much to us. So many songs I still listen to regularly. God rest his soul and be with his family.— Michael Arceneaux (@youngsinick) September 4, 2019
british singer and brit and grammy award winning producer and songwriter, mnek
RIP to Lashawn Daniels :( he’s only co written/vocal produced literally all of our favourite records - this is so sad 💔— MNEK (@MNEK) September 4, 2019
singer, songwriter, actress, dancer, model, and animator, dawn
Yooooo I’m lost. Lashawn Daniels died?!!!! I’m stuck. This man took my vocal ability to new levels while working in Dirty Money. One of the funniest people with the best heart. A rare talent and a beautiful soul.— DAWN (@DawnRichard) September 4, 2019
gospel music artist and bishop, hezekiah walker
LaShawn Daniels I cant believe you are gone. My heart is so broke right now. I was so looking forward to you working with me on my new project with RJ.. I’m trying to understand this.... Wow #lashawndaniels https://t.co/seEuhMvFPr— Hezekiah Walker (@HezekiahWalker) September 4, 2019
music duo, louis york
singer, and actress, tamar braxton
rest in peace, Lashawn Daniels. ❤️ pic.twitter.com/VgMc0AnvdV— Tamar & Vince (@tamarvinceshow) September 4, 2019
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41 is far too young...
ontd, what are your favorite songs lashawn daniels helped create?