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LaShawn Daniels, Songwriter Behind Iconic Songs Like "Boy is Mine" & "Say My Name," Has Reportedly Passed Away

Update: LaShawn Daniels' publicist, JoJo Pada, told CNN that Daniels died on Tuesday, September 3rd, from injuries sustained in a car accident.

His wife, April Daniels, also posted a statement on her Instagram.

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The music industry is grieving this morning.

Grammy-award winning songwriter LaShawn Daniels — aka Big Shiz — has reportedly died. Daniels, who was a veteran songwriter who wrote songs for everyone from Michael Jackson to Lady Gaga to Whitney Houston to Destiny's Child, was only 41 at the time of his death.

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Details around his death have not been confirmed by outlets, but friends in the music industry have been sending their condolences on social media. Artists like Kehlani, Tank, Victoria Monét, and more have been showing love for the veteran songwriter:

For decades, LaShawn Daniels worked closely with Rodney "Darkchild" Jerkins. He wrote iconic songs like Brandy and Monica's "The Boy is Mine," Destiny's Child's "Say My Name," Whitney Houston's "It's Not Right But it's Okay," Jennifer Lopez' "If You Had My Love," and more.

All morning fans on social media have been expressing their love for Daniels:

We will update with more details as they come.