BREAKING NEWS: Reggae Legend Bunny Wailer has died

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BREAKING NEWS | Legendary reggae singer, Neville O’Riley Livingston, otherwise known as Bunny Wailer has died.

Reports are that he died at the Medical Associates Hospital in Kingston this morning. He was 73.The details surrounding his death are not yet known, but the legendary reggae singer had been ailing for many years.

In 2018, Wailer suffered a minor stroke, resulting in speech problems. In July 2020, he suffered a second stroke.His passing was confirmed by Jamaica’s Culture Minister Olivia Grange.

Bunny Wailer, was a Jamaican singer songwriter and percussionist and was an original member of reggae group The Wailers along with Bob Marley and Peter Tosh. A three-time Grammy award winner, he is considered one of the longtime standard-bearers of reggae music.

The Wailers performed in Zimbabwe in 1980 to mark Zimbabwe’s independence. The concert was held at Rufaro Stadium in Harare city for over 100.000 spectators, during the Zimbabwe Independence Celebrations (17th April 1980).

We are unsure if Bunny Wailer was part of the band that toured Zimbabwe. We will update once confirmed.May his soul rest in power. With love from Zimbabwe.

Bob Marley at rufaro stadium

 

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