P.M. Dawn’s Attrell ‘Prince Be’ Cordes has died

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Attrell ‘Prince Be’ Cordes of P.M. Dawn has died from kidney disease at the age of 46.

Attrell formed PM Dawn with his brother Jarrett in 1988. They were the stepsons of George Brown of Kool & The Gang.

A post on PM Dawn’s Facebook page confirmed the news, which also alluded to Cordes suffering from diabetes.

‘Prince Be Rest In Peace Forever More, Pain from diabetes can’t harm you anymore, My Heart is at Peace B-Cuz U suffered so long, Tell Grandma I said Hi & Stay Blisstatic & Strong,’ the post read.

PM Dawn’s 1991 album ‘Of the Heart, of the Soul and of the Cross: The Utopian Experience’ generated the hit ‘Set Adrift on Memory Bliss’, which made them worldwide stars. The song sampled Spandau Ballet’s ‘True’

Prince Be had been unwell for more than a decade. He had a stroke in 2005 and also suffered from diabetes.

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