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Katrina Velarde mourns passing of husband Mike Shapiro

Katrina Velarde mourns passing of husband Mike Shapiro

Mike Shapiro, world renowned drummer and producer, has died.

He was 57.

The sad news was confirmed in a statement by his wife, singer and social media star Katrina Velarde, on Tuesday.

She said in part: “Prayers for the repose of his soul are most appreciated and I would like to request for privacy during this difficult time.”

Mike and Katrina tied the knot in a ceremony held in Tagatay only last May.

Mike worked prior with the likes of Natalie Cole, Herb Alpert, Sergio Mendes, and Will.i.am.