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Jessi Zazu, Those Darlins Frontwoman, Dies at 28

TheWrap logo TheWrap 9/13/2017 Jeremy Fuster

Jessi Zazu, frontwoman for the Nashville-based alt-country band Those Darlins, died of cervical cancer on Tuesday. She was 28.

Zazu formed Those Darlins with Nikki Kvarnes and Kelley Anderson and released their debut EP, "Wild One," in 2008. It was followed by three albums: "Those Darlins" (2009), "Screws Get Loose" (2011) and "Blur The Line" (2013). The band announced their hiatus December 2015, performing their last show the following March. Jessi Zazu Those Darlins © TheWrap Jessi Zazu Those Darlins

Zazu hinted at her cancer diagnosis on the song "Ain't Afraid," which included the words, "There's a tumor growing on my body and I don't know what lays in store." She died at Centennial Hospital in Nashville while accompanied by friends and family, according to The Tennessean.

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