Attrell Cordes, American rhythm and blues singer, Died at 46


Attrell Cordes was born on May 19, 1970, and died on June 17, 2016.

He was an American rhythm and blues singer.

The group P.M. Dawn was an American hip hop act, formed in 1988 by the brothers Attrell Cordes (known by his stage name Prince Be, sometimes credited as Prince Be the Nocturnal) and Jarrett Cordes (known as DJ Minutemix) in Jersey City, New Jersey.

They gained significant crossover success in the early 1990s with music that merged hip hop, older soul, and more pop-oriented urban R&B.

After recording their debut single “Ode to a Forgetful Mind” in 1988, P.M. Dawn released their first album Of the Heart, of the Soul and of the Cross: The Utopian Experience in 1991 to critical acclaim.

The band achieved immediate commercial success because of its single “Set Adrift on Memory Bliss”.

The 1993 follow-up The Bliss Album…? was also praised by critics and featured the hit singles “I’d Die Without You” and “Looking Through Patient Eyes”. P.M. Dawn continued to receive strong reviews, but sold poorly with their subsequent albums Jesus Wept (1995) and Dearest Christian, I’m So Very Sorry for Bringing You Here. Love, Dad (1998).

He was married to Mary and they had 3 children.

He died due to Kidney Disease.

Attrell Cordes passed away at 46 yrs old.