Jamaican music stars died at age 54

Here are 1 famous musicians from Jamaica died at 54:

Sugar Minott

Sugar Minott (May 25, 1956 Kingston-July 10, 2010 Saint Andrew Parish) also known as Sugar Minnot, Minott, Sugar, Lincoln Barrington Minott or Sugar Minot was a Jamaican singer and record producer.

His albums include The Roots Lover: 1978-1983, Collector's Collection, Ghetto-ology + Dub, King Son, Live Loving, Sugar Minott At Studio One, Black Roots, Good Thing Going, Jet Star Reggae Max and Sufferer's Choice. Genres he performed: Reggae and Dancehall.

Sugar Minott began his career in the 1970s as a member of the group African Brothers. He went solo in 1978, and his debut album "Live Loving" was a success. He was known for his soulful, melodic voice and his socially conscious lyrics. Throughout his career, he collaborated with other artists such as Lee "Scratch" Perry and The Congos.

In addition to his music career, Sugar Minott also founded his own record label, Black Roots, which helped launch the careers of many up-and-coming reggae artists. He was also involved in charity work, and was a strong advocate for youth education and development.

Sugar Minott passed away in 2010 at the age of 54, leaving behind a legacy as one of the most influential figures in reggae music. His music continues to be celebrated and appreciated by fans around the world.

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