By Shreyaa Pokharel
Merciless Reggae ( Source : Caribbeannationalweekly )
Jamaican Dancehall artist Merciless Reggae is found dead today. Inspiration to many around him, his well-wishers are offering prayers, condolences, and hoping for utmost strength for his family at this difficult phase of their life.
His last post on Instagram was made on June 13, which was captioned, “Blessed earth strong to the king of Kingston @1unogeneral sir honorable Rodney price @grunggodzilla blessings pon blessings and more life” The comment section is now filled with people mounting his demise.
— Dynamq (@dynamq) July 20, 2022
Merciless Reggae Is Dead – What Happened To The Dancehall Artist?
Merciless Reggae was found dead near Lyndhurst Road in St. Andrew in his hotel room today. Considered one of the most shocking news of the day, the Internet suggests that he passed away due to natural causes. However, investigations and inquiries are going on in full swing, and the details will be given by the authorities once they come to a conclusion.
Whenever a death like this comes to the forefront, the speculations and buzz do not stop, and people talk about the possible cause of death. This case is no exception. Twitter is currently mourning his demise with loads of condolence messages, tributes, and prayers to him and his family. This untimely death has definitely shaken his well-wishers.
A Twitteratti writes, “DAMN!!!! R.I.P to dancehall reggae legend MERCILESS. One of the baddest lyricist from Jamaica.”
Merciless Reggae’s Real Name Is Leonard Bartley – More On His Bio
Merciless Reggae, aka Leonard Bartley, was born on the 1st of July 1971 in the Turner district of Chapelton, Clarendon, Jamaica. Fifty-one years old artist was not only a big name in his country but also an inspiration to many in our generation.
A true Cancerian, he was extremely loyal and sensitive to the people around him. He was a family man and put his close ones in the highest regard.
He is known for his performances like Mr. Merciless, Flesh & Ink, and Step Into My World.
“Let your works be fruitful don’t let it be meaningless, although you can’t do everything good try to do your best, cause there’ll be a place of shelter for all weary head to rest, and there will be hope for the hopeless but no mercy for the merciless!”- Cocoa Tea! pic.twitter.com/M0LDaysvvA
— DennohMrass (@dennohMrass) July 8, 2022
Merciless Reggae Net Worth
Merciless’ earnings are definitely determined by his career. However, the web knows nothing apart from his showbiz life that could be his possible source of income during his life.
In the beginning, Merciless enjoyed success touring Jamaica with sound systems. He made his musical debut in 1994 with “Lend Out Mi Mercy,” a hit both domestically and abroad. A string of other hits followed, including “Mavis,” which peaked at number one on the Jamaican reggae singles chart in 1995 and shared a riddim with Shaggy’s “Mr. Boombastic.” In the late 1990s, he acquired “conscious” lyrical content, along with a number of other dancehall musicians. He sounds a lot like Bounty Killer, another musician.
He also goes by the stage name “Warhead,” and in the late 1990s and early 2000s, he fought with fellow deejays Beenie Man, Ninjaman, and Bounty Killer in a number of well-publicized on-stage “battles.”
According to the most recent YouTube statistics for 2022, Merciless (DJ) has 6.55 Thousand subscribers and 4.16 Million total video views on their respective Youtube channels.
Calculating all of it, Merciless Reggae’s net worth is around 4.15 Million. His apparent wealth has also been mentioned by a Jamaican news portal.