Bob Marley’s grandson Jo Mersa Marley passes away at age 31

Joseph ‘Jo’ Mersa Marley, the grandson of reggae legend Bob Marley and son of Stephen Marley, has died at the age of 31 due to asthma-related conditions. A representative for Marley confirmed that he passed away on December 26 in Miami-Dade County, Florida.

Marley was born in Jamaica in 1991 and moved to Miami at the age of 11. He had been involved in music from a young age, appearing on stage with his father and the Melody Makers before pursuing a solo career in 2010. His debut solo EP, Comfortable, was released in 2014. Marley’s most recent project, Eternal, was released in 2020.

Marley’s passing has been met with condolences from the music industry and beyond, with Jamaican politician Mark J. Golding, president of the People’s National Party, expressing his condolences on social media. “A talented young reggae artiste, son of Stephen Marley & grandson of Bob Marley at only 31 yrs old,” Golding wrote. “The loss of a child is a devastating blow no parent should face, my condolences to Stephen & the entire family.”

Marley’s death is a tragic loss for the music industry and for the Marley family, who have long been influential figures in the world of reggae and beyond. Bob Marley, who passed away in 1981 at the age of 36, is widely regarded as one of the most iconic and influential musicians of all time, and his legacy has continued through the work of his children and grandchildren. Marley’s music and message of peace and unity continue to resonate with people all over the world, and his impact on the world of music and beyond will not be forgotten.

As the music world mourns the loss of Jo Mersa Marley, fans and fellow musicians alike are remembering his talent and contributions to the world of reggae and beyond. Marley’s death is a reminder of the fleeting nature of life and the importance of cherishing the time we have with those we love.

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