keyboardist Bernard Wright has passed (sampled on Snoop's G's and Hustlas, LL's Who do you love and..."


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May 18, 2012
My favorite sample is Spinnin. You'll know why once you hear it if you not familiar with his music.

I honestly thought this was original. Silly me.

Who do you love

The “Who Do You Love” R&B keyboardist and songwriter Bernard Wright reportedly died Thursday (May 19) at age 58, according to SoulTracks.
“On behalf of the family of Bernard Wright (Nard), We are saddened to announce that yesterday Bernard has been called home to the Most High. Many thanks for everyone's support, encouragement, and prayers for Nard throughout the years,” SoulTracks quoted bandleader Billy "Spaceman" Patterson.
“Please keep the family in your thoughts and prayers through this difficult time. Our hearts are heavy and our faith is strong. To be absent from the body is to be present with The Lord! LOVE! Rest In Power, Nard.”

right’s godmother is iconic R&B singer Roberta Flack, and he found success early in life as an instrumentalist and songwriter. At age 13, he toured with Lenny White and played with Tom Browne, according to In 1981, Wright, then 18, released his debut LP ‘Nard, which became a huge hit on the jazz charts. Most music lovers would know him best for his massive single, “Who Do You Love,” from this 1985 album Mr. Wright.