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Legendary Reggae Singer Toots Hibbert Dead At 77

7904232887?profile=RESIZE_710xLegendary reggae singer Frederick "Toots" Hibbert died in the University Hospital of the West Indies in St Andrew on Friday evening. He was 78.
The singer had been admitted at the hospital last week Monday and was in a medically induced coma.

Claude Mills, Hibbert's publicist, confirmed the singer's passing.

"Jamaica has lost a great cultural icon. The soul of an age has died," he told Observer Online a short while ago.

"The family is asking for privacy at this time as they are going through a v

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Pioneer Jamaican music producer Bobby Digital has died at the age of 59. He succumbed to kidney illness yesterday while being treated at hospital.

He has been credited with the production of a number of reggae hits including Wicked In A Bed and Live Blanket by Shabba Ranks.

He also produced Till I'm Laid to Rest by Buju Banton, Cocoa Tea and Admiral Tibet's Serious Times, Garnet Silk's It's Growing, Black Woman and Child by Sizzla Kalanji and Don't Haffi Dread by Morgan Heritage.

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3367250180?profile=RESIZE_710xEntertainer Keshan was shot and killed in Old Harbour, St Catherine early Saturday, the police have confirmed.

Keshan, whose real name is Kenneisha Brown, was known for songs such as ‘Bubble Yu Body’ and ‘The Goods’, which she recorded with incarcerated dancehall star Vybz Kartel.

According to the police, the 24-year-old entertainer who resided in Marley Mount, Old Harbour, was shot and killed shortly after midnight during a dispute with a licensed firearm holder in an area known as Sharper Lane

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Former Prime Minister Edward Seaga Has Died

2741654865?profile=RESIZE_710xFormer Prime Minister Edward Philip George Seaga has died. Born on May 28, 1930, Mr. Seaga died on his 89th birthday, at 1 o'clock.

He was the fifth Prime Minister of Jamaica, serving from 1980 to 1989, and was the leader of the Jamaica Labour Party from 1974 to 2005.

He served as Leader of the Opposition from 1974 to 1980, and again from 1989 until January 2005.

Statement from Prime Minister Andrew Holness

It is with great sadness that I inform the nation of the passing of the Most Honourable E

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