- Jack P died a young age as he started his music career about ten years ago
- The Music industry is undergoing transformation especially with emergence of new youthful lads
- Glowing tributes continue to pour in especially on radio stations and social media
At the time when Edwin Jakisa commonly known as Jack P. was expanding his musical career in order to transform and Develop the music industry in the region, many fans would now miss him.
His talents were enormous and had the quality of being one of the great musicians. In most of the shows that he held, many turn up in jubilation especially when his most popular song, Minga Wura is intoned.
The song makes the crowd to go wild especially when Jack P is on stage. Many would love Jack P to live for more years, but God’s plans are always different. On Thursday, March 22, he passed on at Arua Regional Referral hospital after he was admitted a few weeks ago.
The love for Jack P made the fans to contribute for his medical bills a year ago when he fell sick and was admitted at Kuluva hospital. And for the love of the music, Jack P continued to make performance after he had recovered from the first sickness.
Yesterday, the Ayivu County MP, Bernard Atiku took to the social media to pay his tribute to a man he knew long time and has been instrumental in supporting the music industry. “Special people like you will never die in our souls! You will live on for many more generations to come by your real life music and art,” he said.
MP Atiku continued: “Geniuses like you do not need centuries to impact positively on mankind. I choose not to mourn neither cry but to celebrate you. The question you leave us with is what we are doing with the time at our disposal.”
Amule Daniel, a Presenter of Reggae Night on Radio Pacis, said: “We thank you lord for the gift of Jack P in West Nile.”
One of his music lovers, Ms Grace Adiru, said: “We should actually celebrate his death because he has left a legacy of having music with great messages which I think many of us youths would continue to reflect on even when he is not physically with us. Such talents are rare but if only he would have stayed for more years, the music industry in West Nile would be so great.”