November 11, 2006 04:28:54 GMT
Popular R&B singer Gerald Levert died Friday of a heart attack in his hometown of Cleveland.
The R&B lovers are mourning for they've lost their idol. Gerald Levert, the fiery singer of passionate R&B love songs and the son of The O'Jays singer Eddie Levert, died on Friday November 10th.
Atlantic Records, Gerald's label, confirmed that the artists died at his home in Cleveland, Ohio. He turned 40 years old in July. His family tells local news sources that it appears Gerald died in his sleep, possibly of a heart attack.
Over his two-decade music career, Gerald sold millions of albums and had numerous R&B hits. He first gained fame in 1986 as a member of the R&B trio LeVert, which also included his brother, Sean Levert, and childhood friend Marc Gordon.