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Foota Hype recouping at home after minor stroke


POPULAR dancehall selector and music producer Foota Hype is convalescing at his St Andrew home after suffering from a minor stroke earlier this week.

The selector, whose given name is Oneil Thomas, was discharged from the University Hospital of the West Indies in St Andrew, on Friday.

According to reports, Foota Hype was playing at a popular night club in Kingston were he suffered the stroke. He was taken to the hospital where several tests were administered including a CT Scan. Doctors advised him get enough rest and eat properly and on time.

Dozens of the selector fans offered well wishes after he posted a picture of himself on Instagram in a wheelchair.

“Stroke beat mi bad, but God have mi lock so unu gwaan pray fi mi,” he posted.

A music producer as well, Foota Hype known for producing Gully Creature Rhythm, which features artistes including Bounty Killer, Mavado and Haitian-American musician Wyclef Jean.

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