- The father of popular actor and WWE wrestler, Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson, has passed away
- Rocky Johnson was also a wrestler and made history as one of the first black tag team champions
- Condolences and tributes have been flooding social media since the sad news was shared
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Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson’s WWE Hall of Fame father, Rocky Johnson has passed away at the age of 75.
Rocky was a legendary WWE wrestler that made history - he was part of the first-ever black tag team to win the championship. With him was Tony Atlas as they were known as the 'Soul Patrol'.
The cause of death has not yet been revealed, YEN.com.gh gathered.
Rocky trained his son to wrestle and is responsible for the living icon, 'The Rock' and the success he achieved.
The Daily Mail reports that Rocky was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame by Dwayne in 2008.
Since the news of Rocky's death has broken, social media users have been flooding platforms with heartfelt condolences and tributes.
Here's what some of them had to say:
Dwayne has not yet publicly responded to the news and is likely spending time with his family as they mourn their loss.
In another news, Maclean ‘Mac’ Sarbah, a young Ghanaian who recently graduated with a Masters from Harvard University, has had a school block named after him at the Yeji’s Royal Educational Complex.
In an interview with Myjoyonline.com, Sarbah said he was “surprised and emotional” when he discovered that his basic school decided to dedicate a building to him.
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