Just got the news that the upcoming dancehall artist Lil‘ Joe passed away couple of days ago.
Joe passed away at the University Hospital of the West Indies in St Andrew on Monday February 7, 2011.
Reports are that he performed in Wickie Wackie, St Thomas on Sunday night after which he was rushed to hospital Monday morning where he died.
Reports are that he died from a ruptured blood vessel. He was 25 years old. Lil Joe (Alty Nunes) is the son of Former Nation Dance Theater Company tutor Patsy Ricketts.
He gain recognition after after placing third in the 2005 Jamaica Cultural Development Commission’s festival song competition.
Used to LOVE this song from him. I actually even remember where I heard this tune first (on a Spearchucka Mix CD from Bermuda).