Those Darlins' Jessi Zazu Dies at 28

Jessi Zazu of Those Darlins, 2017
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Jessi Zazu of Those Darlins performs at the 2014 Bonnaroo Music Festival in Manchester, Tenn.

Those Darlins singer Jessi Zazu has died at age 28 according to The Tennessean reports. Zazu died following a battle with cervical cancer, which she was diagnosed with in 2016.

Those Darlins were a mainstay of the Nashville alternative rock scene, releasing three albums between 2009 and 2013. They broke up in 2016, after which Zazu was diagnosed. “I don’t know what lays in store, but I ain’t afraid anymore,” Zazu said in a statement announcing her diagnosis. “Yes, I guess I am a mystic mind after all.”

The Tennessean reports that “Zazu died surrounded by family, friends and fellow musicians who lined the waiting room inside Centennial Hospital’s intensive care unit.”

Read Spin's exit interview with Those Darlins.

This article originally appeared on Spin.


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