R.I.P. Louie Ranking aka Teddy Bruck Shut – 1953 – 2019 who passed away on September 30th, 2019. Louis was a legend of the dancehall scene inspiring acts such as Supercat.
The “Belly” & “Shottas” actor reportedly passed away in a fatal car accident in Ontario, Canada.
The artist hailed from Saint Thomas Parish, Jamaica and grew up in Rockfort and East Kingston.
His most successful song was the single “Typewriter,” released in 1992.
In his lyrics, Rankin often referred to himself as the “Original Don Dada,” a term used by many of his dancehall competitors, such as Super Cat.
See him playing the gangsta “Ox” alongside Nas & DMX in Belly.
Here’s Louis in Top Shottas