R&B singer Gerald Levert died today (Nov. 10), after suffering a fatal heart attack.
Levert, also known as “G-Bear” to his fans, is featured on Styles P upcoming album Time Is Money .
He was 40-years-old. The R&B singer was working on a reality show that featured him losing weight along with 12 of his female fans, who lived and trained with Levert for 30 days.
Gerald Levert comes from a legendary musical family.
His father Eddie Levert is the lead singer of the O’Jays.
The family released a statement regarding the sudden death of the famed singer.
“We are overwhelmed by the generous outpouring of love, condolences and support from the many friends, fans and admirers of Gerald’s life and
legacy. As everybody knows, Gerald was a man who loved and breathed music. To his family and friends he was a man of strong character, who had an infectious personality and a zest for life. For his fans, his greatest love was touching the hearts and souls of all people through his music. At this
very difficult time, we thank you for your prayers and hope you will understand our need for privacy.”
The family is currently making funeral arrangements.
Levert scored pop success as a member of the R&B group Levert and as a member of LSG (Levert, Keith Sweat and Johnny Gill).
He later hit big with singles like “Casanova,” “Pop, Pop, Pop, Pop (Goes My Mind)”, “Mr. Too Damn Good to You” and others.