R&B singer Charles Bradley passed away today at the age of 68.
“It is with a heavy heart that we announce the passing of Charles Bradley,” the singer’s representative said in a statement to Rolling Stone.
He was diagnosed with stomach cancer last year and was undergoing treatment but the cancer recently spread to his liver.
A musician most of his life, being inspired by James Brown, Charles released his own first album in 2011.
It is with a heavy heart that we announce the passing of Charles Bradley. Thank you for your thoughts and prayers during this difficult time pic.twitter.com/FFqQ1K1pX5
— Charles Bradley (@Charles_Bradley) September 23, 2017