Reggae music fans across the globe were sent on a sorrow and frenzy mood after receiving bad news of renowned female reggae Star Rita Marley’s demise.
Rita Marley’s death news traversed the social media and within minutes the world was mourning the 74 year old reggae music singer.
Rita, Reggae stars Bob Marley’s widow and a mother of six has remained actively in the entertainment scene and a darling to the world.
Born on July, 25 1946 the Cuban-Jamaican national took the mantle from her husband Bob Marley and has remained a top reggae artist across the world.
However, on Thursday around 11 am East African Time dropped a hurting message on Social media that Rita Marley wa dead.
‘At about 11 am ET Thursday (January 07, 2021) our beloved singer Rita Marley passed away. Rita Marley was born on July , 25 1946 in Santiago de Cuba. She will be missed but not forgotten. Please show your sympathy and condolences by commenting on and liking this page’ read the Facebook post.
R.I.P Rita Marley was the name of the Facebook page.
Many of her fans across the world did not believe the message as no such news was aired in any major media establishment even in Jamaica leave alone other countries across the world.
Fans termed the death news as reckless, disheartening and hurtful.
Alpharita Constantia famously known as Rita Marley was a member of the vocal group the ‘I Threes’ along with Marcia Griffith’s and Judy Mowatt who gained recognition as the backing vocalist of Bob Marley and the Wailers.
Fans have been urged to ignore the death hoax as Rita is alive and well.
Rita is famously known for her tracks Harambee, There’ll Always Be Music among many other entertaining reggae songs.