Reggae singer Smiley Culture dies
2011-03-16 by Dr Dave De Sylvia STAFF | 40 Comments
English reggae singer Smiley Culture has died after reportedly stabbing himself in the heart following his arrest at his home in Surrey. He was 48.

Police delivered an arrest warrant to the singer - real name David Emmanuel - on Wednesday morning.

The arresting officers accepted his offer of a cup of tea before being taken into custody, during which time Emmanual is said to have stabbed himself in the heart with a carving knife. He had been due to sit trial next week on charges of conspiracy to supply cocaine.

Emmanuel's biggest hit was 1984's cult classic 'Police Officer,' which reached number 12 in the UK charts.
Tagged: Smiley Culture

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chesse13
March 16th 2011
4220 Comments


thats crazy, rip

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Kris.
March 16th 2011
12426 Comments


i mean this is terrible news but fucking lol cops accepting tea before arresting someone goddamn

Tyrael
March 16th 2011
20945 Comments


RIP

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ifloatwithchino
March 16th 2011
53 Comments


that sounds pretty metal....not reggae

KnuckleChowder
March 16th 2011
157 Comments


Wow, that's fucking hardcore.

jamiecoughlan
March 16th 2011
87 Comments


my buddy got arrested for selling cocaine and the police who raided his house let him finish his joint before he showed them where the coke was and taking him to the station. never hurts to have manners.

scissorlocked
March 16th 2011
3511 Comments


wow, that's kinda dramatic


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ButcheredChildren
March 16th 2011
5591 Comments


great way to go out, RIP

TAB
March 16th 2011
467 Comments


RIP?

psykonaut
March 16th 2011
3913 Comments


yeah dude that's fucking metal

Deviant.
Staff Reviewer
March 16th 2011
31480 Comments


That's just nuts

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OutOfMyself
March 16th 2011
688 Comments


m/

DarthBlubber
March 16th 2011
218 Comments


Irony? RIP

AlmightyHabeeb
March 16th 2011
108 Comments


Whoa. RIP.

drasticaction74
March 16th 2011
1757 Comments


epic name epic death

attack30s
March 16th 2011
80 Comments


Stabbed himself in the heart? Holy shit, I'd never have the balls to do that

TheDanSandwich
March 16th 2011
141 Comments


Rest in... What the fuck?

alachlahol
March 16th 2011
7505 Comments


damn thats like nic cage in the rock

Psilocyanide
March 16th 2011
1823 Comments


Well... didn't expect that cause of death.

alachlahol
March 16th 2011
7505 Comments


are u saying ud just let those coppers take you in

dnor
March 16th 2011
3978 Comments


Imagine the Police....

"Where the fuck is the tea?"...

"Oh fuck...he stabbed himself in the heart..."

alachlahol
March 16th 2011
7505 Comments


it would be brutal to see no doubt almost as brutal as a misery signals album

Maniac!
March 16th 2011
26257 Comments


"man that's some damn fine t....." *shank shank shank*

JAV
March 16th 2011
1963 Comments


At least he had the courtesy to offer them tea before stabbing himself.

like a cat
March 16th 2011
133 Comments


damn, he got lucky. it would've been easy to fuck up and not hit the heart. not to mention the last conscious seconds full of pain. i'd rather put a bullet in my head.

ZippaThaRippa
March 17th 2011
2439 Comments


It'd be more metal if he had stabbed the police officers in the heart or something crazy like that

Puzzles
March 17th 2011
3065 Comments


fuck tha police, etc etc

Whispered4tw
March 17th 2011
627 Comments


No, that would just be murder.

telebyrd
March 17th 2011
869 Comments


DAAAYAAAAMN

erasedcitizen
March 17th 2011
716 Comments


Damn Brits and their tea. I must admit though, that's a pretty gangsta way to kill yourself. Make the cops look like tards at the same time. RIP

ZippaThaRippa
March 17th 2011
2439 Comments


No, that would just be murder.
same thing



combustion07
March 17th 2011
5420 Comments


RIP, he was probably in some deeper shit if he went out this way. I should do this next time I get a ticket.

Titan50
March 17th 2011
4588 Comments


That's rock and fucking roll

InASilentWay
March 17th 2011
156 Comments


Holy shit...RIP, this is intense

Prince1993
March 17th 2011
551 Comments


His hit song was "Police Officer".... Lmao
R.I.P.

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PropaneNightmares
March 17th 2011
115 Comments


brutal

Damrod
Moderator
March 18th 2011
1093 Comments


While you were out, shit got serious.

This is absolutely beyond my comprehension

ManicDemise
March 19th 2011
436 Comments


Wow, that shit's insane. What a way to die. Rest In Peace.

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Bulldog
March 19th 2011
3796 Comments


It'd be more metal if he had stabbed the police officers in the heart or something crazy like that


yeh

SwayzeFaced
March 24th 2011
349 Comments


i wonder if he planed to stab himself before, during or right after the tea.



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