The Reggae Community In Mourning After The Passing Of Robbie Shakespeare

On Wednesday December 8th, 2021, Robert Warren Dale Shakespeare, who is publicly known as Robbie Shakespeare, passed away following kidney surgery in Florida. Although the beloved bassist has been ill for some time prior to his death, the news of his passing has shook the reggae community, leaving everyone in mourning.

The 68 year-old, who was one half of the legendary music duo Sly & Robbie, not only contributed to reggae music, he also played on albums by rock stars such as Bob Dylan and Mick Jagger.

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