Reggae Singer and percussionist Feluke dies

Feluke,  reggae singer and percussionist who has been battling cancer for the longest time passed away on Saturday at about 2 pm.

Crystal Campbell his caretaker and friend in an interview with the Gleaner confirmed the artiste’s passing at a hospital in Mexico, while undergoing treatment.

Feluke was diagnosed with stage four colon cancer in 2014 and had been in and out of hospital, undergoing intravenous treatments and surgeries to remove tumours and to rectify other problems caused by the cancer. 

Feluke travelled to Mexico in 2017 to be assisted by experts. He responded well to the treatments and had been on the mend.

However, in November last year, the singer started experiencing complications once more. 

Since news of his passing, several artistes took to social media to pay their respects.

Reggae artiste Duane Stephenson wrote: “Until our next show in heaven, bro. May you find peace in the other venue.”

Artiste Jesse Royal wrote: “Fly high groove master! Definitely one of the most livicated but still naturally talented individuals I’ve ever met, who was genuinely in love with music.”