Family denies rumors about Cocoa Tea's death

Cocoa Tea

The family of the Jamaican reggae dancehall singer Cocoa Tea assured that the artist is alive after rumors of his alleged death emerged during the last hours.

“Yes, Cocoa Tea is in the hospital, but he is very alive”, said his wife Malvia Scott to the local periodical Jamaica Gleaner, although he did not provide details about the illness suffered by the singer of Holy Mount Zion.

Rumors about the death of Colvin George Scott, his first name, They have appeared since last October and resurfaced between the end of December and the beginning of this year, with several publications between Wednesday and Thursday mentioning the singer's alleged death.

“As a family we ask everyone to pray and also have privacy at this time”, emphasized the wife of the artist 64 years.

Born in Rocky Point, Clarendon, Cocoa Tea currently resides in Florida, city ​​in which he is admitted to the Medical Center Sunshine State.

Cocoa Tea's career

According to the media Urban Islandz, Cocoa Tea was a child prodigy, since he recorded and released his first song, “Searching In the Hills”, in 1974, when I only had 14 years.

He was very successful with his album Rocking Dolly of 1984 and the hit song “Jah Made Them That Way”, and produced and released a series of hits throughout his career, especially in the decade of 1990.

Among his successes are “Rikers Island”, “Good Life”, “Young Lover”, “Barack Obama” and many others.

The beloved artist's name was inspired by the love of the Jamaican version of hot chocolate, known as “cocoa tea” (Cocoa Tea in English).