Diddy, Nas, Mary J. Blige Celebrate The Late Andre Harrell’s Birthday

Diddy, Mary J Blige and Andre Harrell

Rap mogul Diddy toasted his mentor Andre Harrell, who would have turned 60 over the weekend.

Rap mogul Sean “Diddy” Combs raised a toast to his late friend and mentor Andre Harrell over the weekend, to mark what would have been his 60th birthday.

The legendary music executive responsible for discovering the likes of Diddy and Mary J. Blige died in May, but both of his former proteges made sure to take a moment to salute his legacy on September 26th.


Diddy shared a series of old photos and videos of the Uptown Records founder on social media and wrote, “Andre The Great!!!!! Today we will honor and celebrate your 60th birthday like the legend you are!!!!! Love you and miss you forever King!”

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Mary Blige posted her own photo of Harrell on Instagram and captioned it, “Happy Birthday Andre I miss you so much!”

And rapper Nas admitted the loss of his old pal still hadn’t completely sunk in as he uploaded a picture of the pair laughing during happier times.


“Still hard to believe. Wish i could talk to ya” he wrote. “Keep guiding us Andre Harrell.” 

Check out some flicks of Andre Harrell throughout the years