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Posted: July 29, 2010
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Fans, friends and members of the entertainment fraternity will bid their final farewell to late music giant Sugar Minott on emancipation day.



A funeral service for the veteran entertainer will be held at the National Arena in Kingston on August 1 beginning at 10am. Sugar Minott’s body will then be put to rest at Hackers Hall in the bog walk area of St. Catherine.



The family says the theme for the funeral is all white with the liberation colours red, green and gold.



The day before the funeral, a tribute concert will be held at sugar’s Minott’s headquarters, 1 Robert Crescent in honour of the reggae singer, producer and sound system operator.



Sugar Minott died on July 10 at the University Hospital of the West Indies in St. Andrew, after being admitted there earlier that day.



The veteran entertainer had been affected by a heart condition since early 2009, and cancelled several performances in May 2010 due to chest pains.


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