Veteran reggae singer Junior Reid is currently mourning the death of his road manager and close friend Mikey Jarrett Jr.
According to reports reaching Dancehall HipHop, Jarrett died suddenly of a heart attack on Tuesday in Miami.
“Mikey’s death is a great loss to creation, humanity and the music industry,” Junior Reid said in a statement issued to Dancehall HipHop.com. “He has done so much for this music and for us as entertainers. Mikey was a man that always wanted to bring out the best in people, it’s really sad to see him go… may Jah guide him on his journey.”
For 15 years Mikey Jarrett Jr. has been an integral part of the One Blood Family which also includes Junior Reid’s two sons Andrew Blood and Wada Blood.
Junior Reid and other members of the One Blood Family will be attending Mikey Jarrett Jr funeral in the United States in the coming days.
R.I.P. Mikey Jarrett Jr.