The composer is Joseph “Joe Merza” Marley, the grandson of the reggae superstar Bob MarleyDied at age 31.
The Prime Minister of JamaicaAndrew Holness confirmed the news on his Twitter.
He wrote in part, “My heartfelt condolences to Joseph’s friends and associates and to the reggae music fraternity and fans everywhere. His untimely death at the age of 31 is a great loss to music as we look to the next generation. .”
“May he find eternal peace in his loss as we celebrate our love for each other with family and friends during this season of goodwill.”
Although the official cause of death is yet to be made public, WZPP Radio in Miami Marley was found in her car and reportedly died of an asthma attack.
Marley was born Stephen Marley in Jamaica. He attended Miami Dade College and studied studio engineering.
According to his Instagram, his last show was on November 13 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
In 2014, Marley released his first release EP “ComfortableIn 2021 he released “Eternity”.
Marley leaves behind a wife, Kiara, and daughter, Sunshine.
Following his death, fans and admirers flooded Marley’s comment section on Instagram, including house musician Gordo.
He simply wrote “Legend”.