Tejano legend Jessy Serrata has passed away


Jessy Serrata | Photo by Lupe Moya

Tejano music legend Jessy Serrata passed away on Friday (August 4). He was 63.

The singer was diagnosed with stage 3 kidney cancer after being hospitalized on April 24, and had surgery in June to remove his right kidney.

Serrata, also known as “Mr. Iron Throat,” has appeared on over 17 albums and was nominated for a Latin Grammy in 2004 for his album Better Than Ever.

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