Jo Mersa Marley was a reggae musician from Jamaica. He was the son of reggae musician Stephen Marley and the grandson of Bob Marley.
Jo Mersa Marley died at the age of 31 on December, 27 2022, from asthma according to multiple reports.
According to a Jamaican-based journalist Abka Fitz-Henley, Jo Mersa, was found unresponsive in a vehicle on Tuesday.
Jo Mersa Marley was born in Jamaica and attended Saints Peter and Paul Preparatory School before moving to Florida to attend Palmetto High School and Miami Dade College where he studied studio engineering.
Jo Mersa Marley made his official musical debut in 2010 with “My Girl,” a collaboration with his older cousin Daniel Bambaata Marley, released on Ghetto Youths International, the Marley family’s imprint record label, and produced by his father.
This was followed by the breakout single “Bad So” in 2012, and his debut EP, Comfortable, was released in 2014.
Jo Mersa Marley most recent album release was in 2021 when he dropped the album, Eternal. On October 11, 2022, just over two months prior to his death, Jo collaborated with some of his musician family members on the song “Blessings.”