Friday, November 10, 2006
posted by Chi-Chi at 11/10/2006 | Permalink
GERALD LEVERT: Dead At 40
RIP...our thoughts and prayers are with him and his family...
"Sources confirmed to The BV Newswire that Gerald Levert is dead.Immediate details on the death of R&B crooner were not known at press time.He turned 40 years old in July.One of several from the musical Levert family --his father, Eddie Levert, is the lead singer of the legendary soul group The O'Jays -- he was a founding member and the lead singer of the 1990's R&B trio LeVert, who scored big hits with "Pop, Pop, Pop, Pop (Goes My Mind)", "Casanova", and "ABC-123."Levert, born in Cleveland, Ohio, was also apart of R&B supergroup LSG, comprised of platinum selling R&B crooners Keith Sweat and Johnny Gill.As a solo artist, Levert garnered a cult following with a string of R&B ballads ("I'd Give Anything (to Fall in Love)", "You Got That Love") from his numerous album projects on East West/Elektra Records. Over the years, the vocal powerhouse has collaborated with Patti LaBelle, Miki Howard, Kelly Price, Teena Marie, Chris Rock and with his father on many different occasions."