Robbie Shakespeare, just one fifty percent of the powerhouse rhythm duo of Sly and Robbie, has died.
A near affiliate confirmed his passing to The Gleaner a small although ago.
Shakespeare had reportedly been ailing for some time and experienced undergone surgical treatment associated to his kidneys. He was residing abroad and was in medical center in Florida.
In July last 12 months, he placed at Selection 17 on ‘The 50 Best Bassists of All Time list’, compiled by the prestigious Rolling Stone journal.
When The Gleaner reached out to the Grammy award-profitable bassist at the time, he reported he