Tanto Metro - File
Dancehall artiste Tanto Metro is mourning the loss of his sister who passed away recently.
According to the artiste, who is known for hits like, Everyone Falls In Love and Give It To Her, his little sister died in his arms after a long battle with cancer.
"Mi likkle sista drop out. She died right inna mi hand, two weeks ago inna New York. She was battling cancer for seven years," he said.
Tanto Metro's sister, Michelle Wolfe, was 34 years old and, according to Tanto Metro, "Young, young girl like dat cut wey lef wi suh, cause she was di last child."
Tanto Metro says the passing of his little sister, "really mash mi up, an mi really jus a come roun back. A Friday a come she a bury. The service will be at the Stella Maris Church and the burial at Meadowrest."
Tanto Metro, who had been in New York, recently returned to the island to finalise the funeral arrangements for his sister.
"Everybody a fly in soon, mi fadda fly in already an mi a guh pick up mi modda an di res a family members a airport today (Monday). But a whole heap a people she (his sister) did know, she an Jay Z sista a did fren, she an Mike Tyson sista an all dem people dey cause she did meet an get fi know dem tru she was a general manager a one a dem big hotel dey," Tanto Metro recalled.
In the meantime, Tanto Metro says he has a few upcoming shows, "one overseas show in di US in August, one in Nevis and then one in St Ann.
Tanto Metro, however, said that due to his sister's passing, "Mi did haffi tek a break, but afta di burial an everything, wi a guh touch back di studios... an me an Devonte link same way, a mi likkle bredda dat, suh di link seal."