RIP to a Jamaican Reggae Legend
The sad news that Jamaican Reggae legend Gregory Isaacs died this morning from cancer aged 59 broke on Twitter and was trending before BBC Caribbean confirmed the news online. Isaacs will be remembered for classics like Night Nurse and Cool Down The Pace.
Isaacs, who was 59 years old, died on Monday morning at his home in London where he spent part of his time.
He leaves behind a wife and children.
Close friends told BBC Caribbean that he had originally been diagnosed with cancer of the liver which had then spread.
The Jamaican reggae singer, who was nicknamed the Cool Ruler, was best known for the song 'Night Nurse'.
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