User login

King Stitt

Jamaica’s KING STITT passes away

Ska and rocksteady pioneer KING STITT, real name Winston Spark, has passed away (31 January) at his home in Nannyville, St Andrew, Jamaica.

According to the Jamaica Observer he returned from a tour of Brazil last October, and then became ill and spent two months in Kingston Public Hospital before being discharged.

No official cause of death has been given yet.


CHESTER SYNMOIE - reggae producer passes away

Jamaican music producer and manager CHESTER SYNMOIE has died of heart failure at an airport in Brazil.

According to the Jamaica Observer, Synmoie was accompanying KING STITT on a series of engagements in country when he complained of stomach pains.