Tarrus Riley’s Father, Reggae Icon Jimmy Riley dies after battle with Cancer


Reggae icon and father of recording artiste Tarrus Riley, Jimmy Riley has died.

According to reports, the singer known for hits like ‘Love and Devotion’ and ‘Give Thanks And Praise’ passed away on Tuesday after battling with cancer in Florida.


Many have since took to social media to send their condolences.

“Sending sincere condolences to @tarrusrileyja for the loss of his father. Only God knows the pain we feel and only God will heal it. #restinloveJimmyRiley #Godcomfortyourfamily #loveneverdies,” said Tarrus Riley’s label mate, Reggae songstress Alaine.

Jimmy Riley was 61.


Source: Dre1Alliance