Coleman, also known as DJ Spicoli, served as the senior director of A&R at Capitol Records. Details of his passing have yet to be released.
Notable industry figures paid tribute to Coleman on social media.
Quinn Coleman wasn’t just our A&R, he was a close friend. when the time was right he took a chance on us and changed our lives. we spoke on the phone regularly. we had big plans. I just woke up to the news that he’s no longer with us. im still processing. RIP Quinn. 😔
— brasstracks (@brasstracks) August 17, 2020
RIP Quinn Coleman. Thankful for your friendship and the positivity you brought to every room.
— Joshton Peas (@joshtonpeas) August 17, 2020
— Coach Q (@QuinelleHolder) August 17, 2020
man…this isn’t right. Quinn always took time to chat with me when I was interning at Capitol. Incredible human, so much wisdom. RIP Quinn Coleman https://t.co/PEIWMu1c3P
— nic (@nic_khang) August 17, 2020