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Tubby T Dies

Reggae star passes away after second stroke.

UK Garage and Reggae star, Tubby T has died. After suffering a stroke in 2004 Tubby, real name Anthony Robinson, suffered a relapse and a second stroke. His manager has told how he was hospitalised for seven months, but never fully recovered. Tubby first came onto the scene in early 2000, when he teamed up Sticky to record Tales of Da Hood. Soon after he signed a deal with Virgin Records. In 2005 Tubby T was awarded a UMA for most inspirational artist. At this sad time, the thoughts of MTV go out to his Family.