P.M. Dawn Member Attrell ‘Prince Be’ Cordes Dead at 46

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Attrell ‘Prince Be’ Cordes of the R&B group P.M. Dawn passed away from diabetes-related complications.

The group was made up of brothers Attrell and Jarrett Cordes (aka DJ Minutemix), along with their cousin Gregory Lewis Carr II (aka Doc G), who joined the group later in their career. Prince Be’s death was confirmed on the P.M. Dawn’s official website, citing the specific cause as “renal kidney disease from diabetes.”

Doc. G took to Facebook to express his thoughts and offer his condolences. “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. -Love Doc.G”

The group was best known for their 1991 hit single “Set Adrift on Memory Bliss”, which reached No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart as well as their single “I’d Die Without You,” which was featured in the 1992 film Boomerang, which starred Eddie Murphy. Throughout their career, P.M. Dawn worked with the likes of Elton John, George Michael, Madonna and more.

Cordes is survived by his wife, Mary, and three children Christian, Mia and Brandon.

Photo Credit: P.M. Dawn/Instagram