Bunny Wailer has passed away at the age of 73.

The legendary reggae singer – who performed in The Wailers alongside reggae icon Bob Marley – has passed away in hospital, after suffering a stroke in 2020.

His sad passing has been confirmed by his manager Maxine Stowe, as well as Jamaica’s Culture Minister, Olivia Grange.

In a statement, Grange said: “At the request of the family, I announce with deepest sadness, the passing of patriarch, brother, friend and Jamaican music icon, the great Bunny Wailer.

“Bunny Wailer, whose given name is Neville O’Riley Livingstone, passed away at 9am today at Andrew’s Memorial Hospital in Kingston.

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