Jamaica: Upcoming Dancehall Entertainer Shot Dead In St Ann

Buck One

The Dancehall community is currently mourning the death of upcoming artiste, Buck One.

The 29-year-old entertainer whose real name is Lancelot White, was among two persons killed in a gun attack on the Parry Town Main Road in St Ann on Monday. The other victim in the incident has since been identified as 35-year-old Kemar Thomas, who also hails from Parry Town, St Ann.

According to police reports, both White and Thomas were in the vicinity of a shop at approximately 9:30 a.m., when two armed men approached them and opened fire, hitting them several times.

Upon the arrival of the police, both men were taken to hospital were both pronounced dead. Police have yet to establish a motive for the double murder. Buck One was hailed as one of the most promising talents from the parish of St Ann and was also a member of Charley Blacks’ Team Unstoppable outfit.

Buck One first came to prominence following his appearance in the 2013 staging of Magnum Kings and Queens competition. He has enjoyed a steady rise within his home parish, releasing several singles over the years, including a collaboration with Charley Blacks titled “Attention Seeker.”