Stephen Marley’s son and fellow artiste, Jo Mersa Marley, found dead

The grandson of Bob Marley passes away at just 31

The reggae world gets hit with another stunner to end 2022 as Jo Mersa Marley, the grandson of Bob Marley and son of Stephen Marley, has died.

According to multiple reports, Jo Mersa was found unresponsive in his vehicle in the United States. One report confirmed Marley passed away from an asthma attack. He was 31 years old.

Born Joseph Marley, the reggae singer was known for songs like No Way Out, Comfortable and Burn It Down. Additionally, he collaborated with Kabaka Pyramid on the 2021 track, Made It.

An outpouring of social media tributes flooded Twitter and Instagram including from Bounty Killer, Mark Golding and the Hon. Olivia “Babsy” Grange.

Marley is survived by his wife and daughter.


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