Jewell Caples , former Death Row Records talent once known as the label’s “First Lady,” has died. She was 53. On Friday, the former head of Death Row security Reggie Wright Jr. stated she died around 5 a.m., according to Vibe, which was first to report the news. Caples’ manager Timothy Beal also announced her passing in a statement to Entertainment Tonight on Saturday.
“Jewell was a very special woman with a big heart,” the statement read. “She had been a guest at my wedding back on February 12th of this year. We shared many many spiritual conversations. She had transformed her life from hardcore gangsta rap to faith-based gospel singer and songwriter.” Moreover, Who Was The Husband Of Jewell Caples: Here’s What We Know.
Jewell Caples Husband
Jewell Caples was married to her husband, Michael Caples, according to sources. The couple had been married for over 15 years and have two children together. Michael was a businessman and he owns his own business. He was also very supportive of his wife’s career and is always there to help her with anything she needs.
The couple met when they were both in college and they have been together ever since. They were very happy with their life and their family.
Jewell Caples Death Cause
She died on April 6, with a posthumous caption reading “Kamille passed away last night.” She revealed in March that she had battled pneumonia and fluid buildup on her heart, lungs, and legs. “I Almost Died! Was supposed to be Airlifted to another facility,” Caples wrote. “GOD reverse my symptoms extended me some GRACE! And gave me more time with my Family and Friends! Thank you JESUS for saving my life again! GOD IS REAL!”
She began her career singing for N.W Engineering before signing with Death Row Records in 1992. She gained further prominence working with Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, and Tupac Shakur on their albums The Chronic, Doggystyle, and All Eyez on Me, respectively. In the mid-1990s, Cecelia McKnight covered Shirley Brown’s “Woman to Woman,” which reached No. 72 on the Billboard Top 100 and No. 16 on the Billboard Hot R&B/Hop-Hop songs chart in 1995.
In 2011, she collaborated with her father and self-published her autobiography “My Blood, My Sweat, My Tears,” which chronicled her rise to fame in the music business. She recently appeared on The Art of Dialogue’s YouTube channel to talk about her life and career in the industry. Caples’ former Death Row colleague Dazzel Dillinger posted a statement on Instagram after hearing of her death.
“🌹RIP 🌹REST N PEACE 🌹@iamjewellcaples IM SAD THIS REALLY HURT BUT JEWELLZ PASSED THIS MORNING,” he shared. “WOW DEATHROW FOR LIFE. WE GONE MISS HER 🌹🌹🌹 CLASSIC MUSIC 🎼 FAMILY OVER EVERYTHING.”