April 14, 2024 04:30:48 booked.net

Bob marley’s grandson joseph mersa marley passes away at 31

It’s a sad day for the Marley family as they mourn the passing of a young family member. Jo Mersa Marley, the grandson of famed Reggae musician Bob Marley, died recently, as per a report by US-based news portal, The New York Post.

As per the report of IANS, Jo, who was also a reggae musician of Jamaican-American heritage, was found unresponsive in a vehicle, The Post cited a tweet by journalist Abka Fitz-Henley. The reason for the death of the Hurting Inside singer was confirmed to be an asthma attack, The NY Post cited an Instagram post of South Florida radio station, WZPP.

The Burn It Down singer spent much of his early life in Jamaica. Subsequently, he moved to Florida to attend high school. He later attended Miami Dade College to study studio engineering, The Post cited Jamaica Observer.”In all honesty, it depends on the vibe because sometimes you will have a tune or idea like a whole tune is in your head but no beat, and other times, you have a beat and no tune,” he said. “Thats for me, of course. I cant speak for everyone. Some songs I am able to finish in a night, and some take longer,” The Post quoted Jo Mersa from an interview with the Jamaica Gleaner. “My father (Stephen Marley) has created a legacy by putting out songs with meaning, It`s something I have to live up to,” he added.

After the sad news, many notable personalities and Marley’s fans paid tributes and condolences. Jamaican politician Mark J. Golding tweeted, “I’ve just learned of the tragic loss of Joseph “Jo Mersa” Marley. A talented young reggae artiste, son of Stephen Marley & grandson of Bob Marley at only 31 yrs old. The loss of a child is a devastating blow no parent should face, my condolences to Stephen & the entire family.”

One fan wrote, “I can’t believe what I am reading. So much talent and such a bright future. Rest In Zion Jo Mersa Marley. Deepest condolences to Stephen and the rest of the Marley family.”

Another wrote, “Prayers to the Marley family on the passing of Jo Mersa Marley. Reunited with his grandfather Bob Marley & the ancestors. 🙏🕊”