- Birthday: 09. March 1974
- Birthplace: Port-au-Prince, Haiti
Jean Jimmy Alexandre (March 9, 1974 – January 12, 2010), better known by his stage name Jimmy O, was a Haitian hip hopartist who was born in Port-au-Prince and lived in New York City. He was involved with Wyclef Jean's Yéle Haiti Foundation.Jimmy O performed his music in Haitian Creole.
In 2006, he and Jean held a hip-hop performance in the Bel Air suburb of Port-au-Prince that was part of the USAID-funded Clean Streets project. The following year, he and other Haitian artists held a concert in the Champ de Mars, the largest public square in the capital, along with Wyclef Jean, Akon, and Matt Damon.
On January 12, 2010, at age 35, Jimmy O was crushed inside a vehicle he was apparently driving in downtown Port-au-Princeduring the 2010 Haiti earthquake. His mother, his wife, two of his three children, his agent, and a CNN crew were present when Jimmy O's body was discovered and identified three days later. His agent said that the loss of Jimmy O "will be tremendous in Haiti."
At the time of his death he was preparing to release his debut album Destiny in the United States.
|Origin||New York City, New York, USA|
|Died||January 12, 2010 (aged 35)
|Instruments||Vocals, guitar, piano, drums|
|Labels||Sak Pasé Records|