Comedian Jus Jay, whose real name was Jay Ramone Jackson, died June 18. He was 26.
Jackson died from complications after a kidney transplant, according to this website. The previous night, he'd gotten big laughs onstage when he performed at Ginuwine's Arabian Nights Under the Stars charity event.
A benefit will be held tonight at 8 at Danny's
Big Easy, 1601 East 18th Street.
funeral is scheduled for noon Saturday, June 26, at Memorial Baptist Church, 11424 Hickman Mills Drive, following a visitation that starts at 10 a.m. He will be buried at
XII Gates Memorial Gardens.
Here's a performance from January 2009,
filmed by Terrence Berger and Chris Edwards.