R&B singer Jewell Caples, aka “The First Girl of Dying Row Data,” has died at age 53, Reggie Wright Jr., the previous head of safety for the label, introduced Friday, according to Vibe.
Caples labored with artists like Snoop Dogg, 2Pac and Dr. Dre throughout her time with the label. Her solo track “Woman To Woman” reached #72 on the Billboard High 100 in 1995.
Caples’ explanation for loss of life has not been made public.
The information comes two months after she opened about about her well being struggles on Instagram.
She instructed followers that she was hospitalized on March 2 after docs discovered 8 kilos of fluid round her coronary heart, lungs and legs. She was readmitted to the hospital for therapy on March 16 and launched days later.
“I Virtually Died,” Caples wrote. “Was imagined to be Airlifted to a different facility. GOD reverse my signs prolonged me some GRACE! And gave me extra time with my Household and Associates! Thanks JESUS for saving my life once more! GOD IS REAL!”
Caples co-wrote and self-published her memoir “My Blood My Sweat My Tears” in 2011.
In recent times, she has appeared on The Art Of Dialogue YouTube channel to inform life tales from her days within the trade.