Sad News: Trinidadian soca artist dies

Sad News: Trinidadian soca artist dies

Soca singer, Devon Matthews died on Saturday after he fainted backstage at scheduled performance.

According to Trinidad Express, the 36-year-old singer of “D Journey Remix (Make It)” fell ill during a event called Festival of Bands after complaining about acid reflux. He was then taken to St. Clair Medical Center, but doctors failed to revive him.

Matthews was also a radio personality on Trinidad and Tobago’s  RED 96.7 FM. He came in third place in 2017 Young Kings and Soca Monarch competitions.

Rest in Paradise Devon Matthews.

Photo via Youtube

Read the full story from Trinidad Express.

Patrice Roberts responses to Devon Matthews passing:

Devon’s Matthew’s last post to Instagram:

 

Bunji Garlin also pays his respect to Devon Matthews on Instagram

 

The King of Soca, Machel Montano also paid tribute to Devon Matthews online

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