Joseph “Joe Marsa” Marley has just turned 31 years old.
confirms the family representative Rolling Stone Reggae legend Bob Marley’s grandson and Stephen Marley’s son passed away on Tuesday.
The cause of death is currently unknown.
Marley has self-titled EPs and debut albums, and has appeared on stage with his father, Stephen.
In a previous interview with Rolling Stone, Marley talked about growing up in a musical environment.
– I could have gone home to do my homework, but I ended up getting distracted and looking around in the studio. You always wanted to get in and out to see what was going on.
At the same time, he was also clear that he wanted to forge his own path within the music, and that he wanted to “do something new with his roots”.
– I am from the new Marley generation, – said he, but I also want to try.
Jamaican politician Mark J.
“I have just learned of the tragic loss of Joseph ‘Joe Marsy’ Marley. Talented young reggae artist, son of Stephen Marley and grandson of Bob Marley at only 31 years old. Losing a child is a terrible thing no parent has to face, my condolences to Stephen and the whole family.” he is writing.