Attrell Cordes, the singer Prince Be from No. 1-charting R&B group P.M. Dawn, has died at age 46 from complications due to diabetes, Cordes' bandmate and cousin Doc.G confirmed to Billboard.
"I can confirm that Prince Be has died in his sleep from complications with Diabetes. I am respectfully requesting privacy for his wife, children, parents,siblings, & other relatives while they grieve and I want 2 thank Billboard for their concern," Doc.G (real name: Gregory Lewis Carr II) said in a statement to Billboard on Friday (June 17). "Maintain The Bliss. Blisstatically Yours, Doc.G Of P.M.Dawn."