Friday 30 October, 2020

Official gofundme account set up for Blaxx

A gofundme account has been set up for those abroad who wish to assist soca artiste Blaxx.

A post from Blaxx' management stressed that this is the only authorised gofundme account for De All Starz lead vocalist.

"We thank everyone for their continued support as he is hospitalised with lung and kidney issues. Your donations in any size is most appreciated and we will ensure that he gets all the love and support you give. We thank you for the years of love and look forward to him being back on his feet. This account is necessary as many international persons have expressed their want to support. Sincerely management," the post said. 

The gofundme account is seeking to raise US$30,000 to assist with his medical expenses.

 

Blaxx, birth name Dexter Stewart, was hospitalised on Tuesday after he experienced dfficulty breathing. 

Close friend Fay Ann Lyons-Alvarez was instrumental in getting him to a private facility out of concern for his condition.

Blaxx was at home recuperating from surgery which he had over a week ago for what he said was a kidney infection.

On Sunday an appeal was out for donations via his Republic Bank account but many fans abroad expresed a wish to contribute to his medical expenses. 

As news spread of his condition, many soca artistes have been paying tribute to the affable singer via their social media platforms.

Ricardo Drue, from Antigua, who sang as a front line vocalist for De All Starz alongside Blaxx said: "Probably one of the most influential people in the growth of my career... I send you my strength... My prayers and my love!!!! WE ARE HERE FOR YOU. Get well soon!!! Your job here is not Done!!"

In his post, St Lucian singer Teddyson John who also sang with De All Starz said: "There are friends and there are people that become family. That’s what you are to me @iamblaxx @blaxxanddallstarz . You are in my prayers bro Heavily."

Grenadian singer V'ghn, who Blaxx took under his wing during his Trinidad Carnival debut in 2019 said: "You saw what even the closest turned a blind eye to from the beginning and always supported and helped guide me In my career & created many first opportunities for Me and I am sending you all my love and positive energy brother/ father / fan everything Speedy recovery in gods name."

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