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Is American Singer Bernard Wright’s Death Rumor True?


We are sad to inform you that fans are talking about Bernard Wright’s death. His family announced his passing via his Facebook profile. He shockingly passed away on May 19, 2022, at the age of 58.

He was born on November 16, 1963, in Jamaica, Queens, New York. He was an American funk and jazz keyboardist and singer. He attended the High School of Performing Arts in New York. In his high school, he had some famous friends like Carl Hancock Rux who was a writer, and gospel recording artist Desiree Coleman Jackson.

Fans are curious about Bernard Wright’s death and are sharing their feeling on social media. Sadly he passed away on May 19, 2022.

The song called “Who Do You Love” was his hit. “Who Do You Love” was his highest chart appearance on the Billboard R&B chart, peaking at 6 in 1985 which built a lot of good memories for his fans and others.

When he was very young, was known as a child prodigy because Wright played with both Jamaica artists Tom Browne and Lenny White.

When he was only 13 he went on a slot touring with Lenny White and three years after that at the age of 16 he played with Tom Browne.

Just a year later, he released a hit album called ‘Nard which broke the Jazz charts and an introduction of Wright’s funky jazz sounds to the R&B world. Also in this album, he noted that his mother is Lessie Wright.

He also worked with labels called Manhattan, EMI Records, Arista, GRP, and MCA Records.

Wright went on to become a sought-after session musician in both jazz and R&B styles, He appeared on recordings by musicians such as 

  • Cameo
  • Miles Davis
  • Marcus Miller
  • Pieces of a Dream
  • Miami Mike Devine Pennington
  •  Bobby Brown

Later he emigrated to Texas, where he continued to perform and played keyboards in Dallas regularly, where he mentored younger artists too.

For artists like LL Cool J, Snoop, and Dr. Dre, Bernard Wright was kind of an Idol that influenced the hip-hop community a lot.

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What Do We Know About Bernard Wright’s Death

Billy Patterson who is a bandleader confirmed the death news and shared it on his social media:

”On behalf of the family of Bernard Wright (Nard), We are saddened to announce that yesterdayBernard has been called home to the Most High. Many thanks for everyone’s support, encouragement, and prayers for Nard throughout the years.
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”.

Fans are curious about Bernard Wright’s death and are sharing their feeling on social media. Sadly he passed away on May 19, 2022.

”R I P to keyboard legend Bernard Wright. Got to meet him once: from what I could tell, he was a beautiful and complicated genius. His music will live on through the ages” Danny Kean tweeted.

Evan Barnes shared his feeling by saying: ”Hip-hop put me on to Bernard Wright. “Spinnin” became Skee-Lo “I Wish”. LL updated “Who Do You Love” for his own song. Snoop sampled one of the funkiest titles for a song I’ve heard. “Haboglabotribin” May he Rests In Peace. Gifted, funky musician”.

It must be noted that the US day News does not confirm nor reject any of this information about Bernard Wright’s Death. If you read incorrect details or know more details to share, please, allow us to know.

To all the people who loved him and had memories with him, we send our Condolence.

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  1. Warnett Holland May 24, 2022

    I had the privilege of meeting Mr.Wright here in Dallas he was a very sweet and kind man he gave me some very good lively advice and to his family my heart goes out to you guys may God keep you strengthening and lifted up at this most difficult time I wish I could say goodbye to a dear friend a godly person a real person who understood the goods and the bad of the music industry he told me a lot and I will always remember every word he said I love you my friend rest in peace my friend I’ll see you again one day dear friend sit next to my mom she will always keep you laughing talk to my daughter she remind you of me as you become another angel to watch over your entire family and friends see you later my friend

    1. US day News May 25, 2022

      Dear Warnett Holland
      Bernard Wright’s death breaks so many hearts. Thanks for sharing your memory with us. We are so sorry for your loss and send our deepest condolences to you and his loved ones.


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