The Soca fraternity was again plunged in mourning as word spread of the passing of Soca Artist Ricardo Drue. According to Antigua/Barbuda’s national broadcaster, ABS TV/Radio, Soca Artist Ricardo Drue, the fiancé of Patrice Roberts, was pronounced dead at Sir Lester Bird Medical Centre in Antigua around noon (Caribbean time) today, Tuesday 12th December. He was rushed to the hospital after being found unresponsive in his home.
Born on July 31st 1985, in Antigua and Barbuda, Drue’s musical career spanned various genres of music before he dominated his country’s Soca Monarch and Road March. He was the lead singer of the A-Team Band, and his hits include Vagabond, Push Back, Rub Up On It and Professional.
We extend our deepest and sincerest condolences to his family, friends and fans. Drue will be sorely missed.