Dancehall artiste Moses 'Beenie Man' Davis and his manager/brother Rohan Smith, aka 'Blue', are mourning the loss of their father who is more affectionately known as 'Bragga'.
Information reaching media is that he died at the University Hospital of The West Indies yesterday while undergoing treatment for a health complaint.
According to sources close to the family, the death came as a shock to them and the general mood is one of sadness.
Beenie Man's ex-wife D'Angel, who also went to the hospital, described 'Bragga' as a jovial individual.
"Moses dad is somebody that I have met. He is a jovial and fun person. Condolence goes out to the family and we definitely lost a man that produced a legend. Moses just be strong and hold up your head. When I heard I went straight to the hospital to give my support because he is my child's grandfather and the father of my son's father," D'Angel said.
Since news broke of the death, several entertainers have shown support to the entertainer via tweets, sending their condolences.
Among them was Bounty Killer who tweeted, "Not so sure about this just got it ppl, Beenie Man father just died at University Hospital. Condolence goes out." And ZJ Sparks tweeted, "My sincerest condolences @KingBeenieMan to you and your family."