The emperor of Dancehall Reggae Music, Shabba Ranks, has lost his beloved mother. She was 81 years old.
She was affectionately know in the Reggae community and throughout Jamaica as “Mama Christy”.
Mama Christy was celebrated in numerous reggae songs not only by her son Shabba but also other dancehall artists like Dexta Daps and Bounty Killer.
Mama Christy’s cause of death has not been made public up to press time but numerous artists are paying tribute to one of the most famous and loved mothers in dancehall.
“Condolences goes to @shabbaranksofficial and his family on the passing of his mother the well beloved Mama Christy rest well Aunty sad street!,” Bounty Killer posted on his Instagram.
18 Karat Reggae sends condolences to Shabba Ranks and his family. Sleep well Mama Christy.