Jamaican singer who recorded over 75 albums and who became internationally renowned for his work in the reggae sub-genre of lovers rock.
He began his music recording career when he was eleven years old. His first album, No Man is an Island, was released when he was thirteen.
He died in his early forties from a collapsed lung and cardiac arrest. His early death was likely the result of his crack cocaine addiction.
He had thirteen children and was married to a woman named Yvonne.
He was the favorite singer of fellow reggae sensation Bob Marley.