Legendary Reggae singer Toots Hibbert, from the toots and the Maytals band, is currently in an emergency as he experiences a coma that is reported to be medically induced.
Even though his family is requesting privacy as it relates to the main medical issue is concerned they are still asking supporters of the “Monkey Man” singer for their prayers for the speedy recovery of the Reggae legend.
Other members of the music industry such as Maxi Priest and Trojan records of Great Britain have also sent their good wishes to the singer as he fights for his life.
Toots who is currently being treated at the University of the West Indies Hospital is said to also be awaiting Covid-19 results.
In the past day, there has been a surge of deaths related to the Coronavirus as Jamaica recorded three more instances of fatalities due to the deadly virus.
Days ago it was reported that the singer has respiratory complications and will remain at the medical facility until suitable for a release.
77-year-old Toots has 6 siblings and is from May Pen, Clarendon. He is the son of Seventh-day Adventist preachers and started off in music by singing gospel songs in the church.
In the 1960s Toots moved to Kingston, Trench Town where he formed the Maytals which was named after Hibbert’s home town in May Pen.
The Maytals was one of the most if not the most popular Jamaican music group in the 60s and made music for Coxsone Dodd, Prince Buster, Byron Lee and other top producers at the time.
Toots is best known for songs such as Bam Bam, Pressure drop, Time Tough, Country Roads and others.
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