Reggae legend Bunny Wailer has is reported dead at age 73. The legendary musician happens to be a co-founder of The Wailers with Bob Marley and he died in Kingston at the age of 73.
His death was confirmed by the Jamaican government, however, what actually led to his death was given.
The culture ministry stated that the legendary musician had been hospitalized since December. He was the last surviving original member of the Wailers after Marley died of cancer in 1981, and Peter Tosh was murdered in 1987.
He reportedly won three Grammys during his career and in 2017 he was awarded Jamaica’s Order of Merit.
Confirming the news, the Culture Minister, Olivia Grange said;
“We remain grateful for the role that Bunny Wailer played in the development and popularity of Reggae music across the world.
We remember with great pride how Bunny, Bob Marley, and Peter Tosh, took Reggae music to the four corners of the earth.”