Grammy Award-winning songwriter and producer LaShawn Daniels passed away at age of 41.
Lashawn Daniels is reported to have died after a fatal car crash in South Carolina. Daniels’s reported passing has led to an outpouring of grief from fans and collaborators, who have taken to social media to express condolences.
Daniels, who is also known as Big Shiz was best known for his collaborations with the music producer Darkchild, with songwriting credits on a litany of our favorite pop and R&B classics including Brandy and Monica’s 'The Boy Is Mine', 'Lose My Breath' by Destiny’s Child, 'Telephone' by Lady Gaga and Beyoncé, 'If You Had My Love' by Jennifer Lopez and 'It’s Not Right But It’s Okay' by Whitney Houston.
He also worked on tracks by the Spice Girls, George Michael, Mary J Blige, Alicia Keys, Toni Braxton, Michael Jackson and Janet Jackson, with his wife April frequently appeared on WeTV’s Tamar & Vince and Braxton Family Values for being close friends of the Braxton family, especially Tamar Braxton and Vincent Herbert.
In 2000 he earned a Grammy for his songwriting work on Destiny’s Child’s 'Say My Name'. Lashawn Daniels’ most recent Grammy nod came in 2013, for his work on Tamar Braxton’s single “Love and War”
The Music Industry Mourns Death Of Grammy-Winning Songwriter LaShawn Daniels