‘The Black Godfather’ Clarence Avant Dead at 92

August 15, 2023

He is the man behind some of the most powerful names you know. Clarence Avant has advised American presidents, beginning with George H.W. Bush, helped bring Black music into the mainstream, and likely advised or mentored your favorite artist’s favorite artist. One might even call him the original influencer. Inside Edition Digital’s Stephanie Officer has the details on the life of the silent powerhouse.

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