After more than a month of hospitalisation, soca star Dexter “Blaxx” Stewart is back at home.
His manager, Giselle Gellineau-Penrose, confirmed to Guardian Media that D’All Stars lead vocalist was discharged yesterday from the Eric Williams Medical Science Complex, where he underwent surgery “a week and a half ago”.
“He is resting comfortably at home,” said Gellineau-Penrose.
It was the second operation the singer underwent at the Mount Hope Hospital in the past two months.
Stewart had only been released from hospital last month, after undergoing surgery in relation to kidney treatment.
This prompted soca artistes and DJ Dawg E Slaughter to launch a charity drive for the “Leh Go” and “Hulk” singer, which has since become a GoFundMe account. It has raised over US$20,000 to date.
“We are indeed grateful for all the financial help received from everyone,” said, Gellineau-Penrose. “He wants to thank the all his fellow artistes Fayann, Bunji, Machel, Iwer, Kes, and all the other artistes who showed their support—be it financial, through phone calls, messages. The love shown was overwhelming. Special thanks to Lady Montano as well.”
Days after being discharged from hospital in October, Blaxx was rushed to Medical Associates in St Joseph, after he complained about having trouble breathing.
He had been at the facility until being transferred to the hospital in Mt Hope, where the latest procedure was undertaken.