Grammy Award-Winning Producer LaShawn Daniels a.k.a. Big Shiz Passes Away At 41

HipHop News Posted on September 4, 2019 at 4:11am

Grammy Award-Winning Producer LaShawn Daniels a.k.a. Big Shiz Passes Away At 41

Kirk Franklin, Ari Lennox, Kehlani, Tank are among the public celebrity mourners.

According to a report from The Independent, renown songwriter LaShawn Daniels has died at the age of 41.

Throughout his storied career, Daniels worked with juggernauts such as — and not limited to — Michael and Janet Jackson, Mary J Blige, Alicia Keys, Toni Braxton, Brandy and Monica, with whom the latter two stars he co-write their smash “The Boy Is Mine” alongside Rodney “Darkchild” Jerkins..centered-ad {

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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

Hit records from Destiny’s Child (“Say My Name”), Whitney Houston (“It’s Not Right But It’s OK”) and Lady Gaga and Beyoncé (“Telephone”) are also credited to the late producer. Daniels was also a regular cast member for the popular VH1 reality show, Tamar & Vince.

He is survived


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