Popular dancer Tippa has died

February 19, 2020
Dancer Fredrick Moncrieffe aka Tippa

Popular dancer Tippa has died. The dancehall personality, born Fredrick Moncrieffe, passed away on Tuesday.

It is believed he had been battling cancer for some time. He died at the hospital.

Since news of his passing, the dance fraternity has been posting tributes in his honour.

Although he had been dancing since the 1990s, Tippa rose to prominence when he landed a segment on TVJ’s popular entertainment programme, Intense.

A statement on the show's official Facebook page lauded the dancer for his contribution to the dancing fraternity.

“We write this with a heavy heart. Our friend Tippa, who was a regular on Intense, teaching everyone the latest dance move a few years ago, passed away earlier today (yesterday). Our prayers go out to his family and friends. Sleep in peace Tipps.” 

Orville Hall of Dance Xpressions took to Instagram for his tribute. Hall said he’s known Tippa for over two decades and will ensure his legacy lives on.

“Been holding this from early today. The news of your passing was too sudden bredda. With all this happening I could have done without hearing this. It’s been 25 years, what is important now is for us to help make sure your legacy live.”

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