Bob Marley’s Grandson, Reggae Artist ‘Jo’ Mersa Marley, Dies Suddenly at 31

Bob Marley’s Grandson, Reggae Artist ‘Jo’ Mersa Marley, Dies Suddenly at 31

By Cristina Laila

Bob Marley’s grandson, reggae artist Joseph ‘Jo’ Mersa Marley died on Tuesday.

He was 31.

The details of his death are unclear.

TMZ is reporting that he may have died from complications related to asthma.

TMZ reported:

Bob Marley’s grandson, reggae artist Joseph ‘Jo’ Mersa Marley, has died.

Sources tell TMZ Joseph, known in the music world as Jo Mersa, passed away Tuesday due to asthma-related conditions … although the specifics surrounding his death are unclear.

Joseph, son of Stephen Marley, took to Miami Dade College and studied audio engineering after spending his early years in Jamaica.

He went on to drop an EP in 2014 called “Comfortable” … which held some tracks like “Rock and Swing” and “Bogus.” He also released the hit single, “Burn It Down,” in 2016 — and put out a 2nd EP, “Eternal,” last year.

Bob Marley passed away from cancer at the age of 36 in 1981.

Bob Marley’s Grandson, Reggae Artist ‘Jo’ Mersa Marley, Dies Suddenly at 31

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