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Early life of Jo Mersa Marley
On March 12, 1991, she was born in Kingston, Jamaica. Jo Mersa is the eldest son of Stephen Robert Nesta Marley and grandson of Bob Marley, the famous reggae artist. Jo Mersa grew up in Jamaica before attending high school in Florida.
He was studying engineering student at Miami Dade College, reports the New York Post.
Joseph Mersa Marley, grandson of reggae icon Bob Marley and son of Grammy Award-winning musician Stephen Marley, has been found dead.
According to a tweet by Jamaican journalist Abka Fitz-Henly, the 31-year-old was discovered in a coma in a vehicle.
Abka Fitz-Henly says the cause of death was “not immediately clear” but “sources close to the events believe that Joseph Marley may have succumbed to an asthma attack.”
Joseph, stage name Jo Mersa, rose to fame as a reggae performer during his successful career in the music industry and is survived by his wife, Qiara, and his daughter, Sunshine.
Who was the wife of Jo Mersa Marley?
Joseph was married to Qiara and the couple’s daughter is named Sunshine. The artist stood out for creating beautiful montages with his wife and his daughter to express his love for his family in his Instagram posts. In one post, he wrote, “I tell my wife the sun needs a brother. Look at his facial expressions,” which he posted on December 17, 2019. On April 20, 2019, he shared a super adorable photo of his dad, Steven. Marley holding his baby. “Blessed strong ground to my father @stephenmarley #TheTeacher #TheGeneral,” Jo wrote. The picture shows the precious bond ‘grandfather-granddaughter’.Read More….
Who was the father of Jo Mersa?
Jo was not only the grandson of a music legend, but also the son of renowned vocalist Stephen Marley. In 1991, the 50-year-old welcomed Jo and Kerry-Ann into the world. Stephen is also a music producer and has worked with musicians such as the Fugees, Krayzie Bone, Capleton and others. On this year’s ‘Celebrating Nina: A Reggae Tribute’ EP, he paid tribute to the late musician Nina Simone, as reported by Billboard. Stephen had a successful solo singing career, releasing albums like ‘Mind Control’, ‘Mind Control Acoustic’, ‘Revelation Part I: The Root of Life’, ‘Revelation Part II: The Fruit and Life’ and others.
Many people reached out to Stephen Marley for the loss of his son in heartfelt tributes. One tweet read: “Just learned of the tragic loss of Joseph “Jo Mersa” Marley. A talented young reggae artist, son of Stephen Marley and grandson of Bob Marley at only 31 years old.
The loss of a child is a shock devastating that no parent should face, my condolences to Stephen and the entire family.” Another said: “My condolences to Stephen Marley and the entire Marley family on the loss of him. Rest in perfect peace, Jo Mersa Marley.” Another tribute read: “2:34 AM listen to this My condolences to the entire Marley family on the passing of @JoMersaMarley