Boom Dandimite Car Accident: Boom Dandimite dies in hospital after accident

The dancehall community is mourning the loss of former Scare Dem Crew member Boom Dandimite, who tragically passed away on Sunday morning in a US hospital. The artist had been undergoing recovery from a severe car accident in April that had left him bedridden. Unfortunately, he suffered a relapse upon arriving in the US and succumbed to his medical complications.

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Former Scare Dem Crew Member Boom Dandimite Passes Away After Car Accident Complications

According to a source close to Boom Dandimite, he fainted shortly after disembarking the plane in the US. Alarming symptoms followed, including foaming at the mouth, prompting immediate medical attention. Despite the best efforts of doctors, his condition worsened, and he passed away the following morning. It was later revealed that he had blood clots, pneumonia, and other complications that had not been adequately addressed during his previous medical treatment in Jamaica.

The car accident occurred in late April on Half Way Tree road near a popular bakery. Boom Dandimite and another rising deejay, Wilful Skilful, were involved in the incident, resulting in injuries for both artists. While Wilful Skilful was discharged and sent home, Boom Dandimite was hospitalized. However, he was discharged from the hospital a few days later, showing signs of recovery.

Boom Dandimite, whose real name is Herman Stewart, gained prominence as part of the Scare Dem Crew, alongside friends Nitty Kutchie, Harry Toddler, and Elephant Man. The crew emerged in the 1990s and quickly gained recognition with their energetic performances and infectious dancehall hits. They enjoyed success with songs like “Pure Gal” and “Many Many,” and their close association with dancehall icon Bounty Killer helped propel their careers to new heights.

The artist had been scheduled to perform at Reggae Sumfest on July 21 as part of the Boombox 90’s Badness, alongside other notable dancehall acts such as General B, Harry Toddler, Jigsy King, Mega Banton, Nitty Kutchie, Silver Cat, and Tony Curtis. His untimely passing has left a void in the music industry, as fans and fellow artists mourn the loss of his talent and contributions to the dancehall scene.

The news of Boom Dandimite’s passing has sent shockwaves throughout the music community, prompting an outpouring of condolences from fans, fellow artists, and industry insiders. Many remember him for his infectious stage presence and captivating performances that brought joy to audiences worldwide. His dedication to his craft and his contributions to dancehall music will not be forgotten.

As the dancehall community mourns the loss of Boom Dandimite, his legacy will live on through his music and the impact he had on those who had the privilege of experiencing his talent firsthand. His passing serves as a reminder of the fragility of life and the need to appreciate and celebrate the contributions of artists who leave an indelible mark on the music industry.

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