Quinn Coleman, the son of former BET CEO Debra Lee, died suddenly on Sunday at the age of 31.
Coleman, also known as Quinn Lee, worked as an A&R executive at Capitol Records since May 2018, and previously worked at Warner Bros. Records and SiriusXM. He was also a successful DJ.
His family confirmed his passing in a statement on Monday, but no cause of death was given.
“Quinn was a loving son, brother, cousin and friend, a passionate DJ and A&R executive with a bright future ahead of him. Debra and her family are devastated by Quinn’s passing and ask for privacy and respect as they grieve together,” a representative for Lee said in a statement.
Following news of Coleman’s death, Jeff Vaughn, the president of Capitol Records, also paid tribute, saying: “We are all devastated to learn of the untimely passing of our colleague and friend, Quinn Coleman. He will be greatly missed. We offer our deepest condolences to Quinn’s family and loved ones at this extremely difficult time.”