Joseph Hill’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Jan 22, 1949

Death Date

Aug 19, 2006

Age of Death

57 years

Cause of Death


Place of Death

Berlin,  Germany

Place of burial

Dovecot Memorial Park,   Spanish Town,  Saint Catherine,  Jamaica


Reggae Singer

The reggae singer Joseph Hill died at the age of 57. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Best remembered as the songwriter and lead vocalist for the roots reggae group Culture, this Jamaican musician recorded over twenty albums and released such hit songs as “International Herb,” “Stop Fussing and Fighting,” and “Two Sevens Clash.”

He wrote the group’s best-known songs, including “Two Sevens Clash,” “Natty Never Get Weary” and “I’m Not Ashamed.”

How did Joseph Hill die?

Mr. Hill suddenly fell ill and died in Berlin while the group was in the middle of a European tour, said his daughter Andrea. She said she did not know the cause of death.

Following Hill’s death, his son Kenyatta began performing with Culture.