Rastafari Sistren, Nelly Stharre, PRESENTE!
May She Rest in UHURU…
Condolences to the Family & our Global CommUNITY..
Global Sisterz Media, Worldwide
Dominican reggae artiste Nelly Rafoul, who uses the stage name “Nelly Stharre”, was found dead in Mahaut, in the parish of St Paul, Dominica, yesterday evening. She was 41.
Sources have confirmed to Caribbean News Service (CNS) that Stharre’s burnt remains were among two bodies discovered in the heights of Mahaut.
Stharre, a Rastafarian, was married to a Jamaican national with whom she has children.
Stharre has been a fixture on the Jamaican musical landscape for more than 20 years. She lived in Kingston for several years but made frequent sojourns to the Nature Isle “to refresh, reconnect and share with her Jamaican husband and children the Caribbean’s ‘Garden of Eden.”
Some of her notable albums include Rain Jah, Wake Up! and Soul Country.
Here’s an excerpt from a lovely interview by Paul Crask for Caribbean Beat that captures her love from Dominica:
Born in the year of Dominica’s notorious…
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