There is regrettable news that Master Blazter drummer J-1, real name Jovan Coleman, passed away after being involved in an accident in Sweden today. The news was confirmed by bandmate DāM-FunK, of whom J-1 would regularly play live shows as part of the three-piece act, which also included Computer Jay. Details of the accident are yet to be confirmed with the following statement from DāM-FunK via his Twitter account.
At this time we send our most deep condolences 2 family & friends of @THEDEER (aka J-1/Jovan Coleman) whom in an accident passed in Sweden…
… Details on his passing are not available at this time, so don’t ask. Just know that our brother will be missed deeply.
DāM-FunK (via twitter)
Our deepest condolences go out to his family, friends and fans.
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