Jamaican American reggae artist Jo Mersa Marley, grandson of Bob Marley passed away aged 31.

  Jo Mersa is the son of Stephen Marley, who was the son of reggae legend Bob Marley.

  South Florida radio station WZPP had confirmed that  jo Mersa Marley unexpectedly passed away from an asthma attack.

 The singer was found unresponsive in a vehicle, as reported by journalist Abka Fitz-Henley on Tuesday.

 The “Burn It Down singer Jo" spent much of his early life in Jamaica. Subsequently, he moved to Florida to attend high school.

  His grandfather Bob Marley was a major contributor to the popularization of Reggae music.

 Some of his greatest hits included “Everything’s Gonna Be Alright”, “Get Up, Stand Up”, “Is This Love”, “I Shot the Sheriff” and “No Woman, No Cry”.

  Jo was Stephen Marley's oldest child and has seven sisters and five brothers. 

  Jo Mersa Marley is survived by his wife, daughter and sister Mystic Marley, who is also a musician.

  In a previous interview Jo said-"I am one of the new generation of Marleys, but I am still experimenting at the same time. My plan is to do something new with my roots".