Tag: Vybz Kartel

Vybz Kartel Calls Entertainers “Among the least educated In Society”

Vybz Kartel wants entertainers to stop giving medical advice. The dancehall deejay has been named as one of the entertainers that the government was considering to use to help change vax hesitancy attitude after his attorney-at-law Isat Buchanan said Vybz Kartel was willing to take the vax. According to his lawyer, Vybz Kartel has received one shot of the AstraZeneca and is among a small fraction of prisoners who were willing to get the jab. While the suggestion to use Kartel to reach the masses with the message to get vaccinated has been received well by the government, Kartel is speaking for the first time as he bashes other entertainers who are sharing misleading information. In a story shared on his official Instagram account, the “Fever” artist noted that many uneducated artists are g...

Skillibeng Earns Vybz Kartel Admiration After His Billboard Success

Vybz Kartel is a big fan of Skillibeng’s music. Skillibeng has been enjoying his time in the limelight this past year as he revels in his successful career. This year, he has released several new singles, including “Soso Badniss” and “Sloppy Queen.” His new album, Crocodile Teeth, is also on its way on October 15th. The remix of his track, “Crocodile Teeth,” featuring Nicki Minaj, has also gained a spot on the Billboard 100 Charts. Johnny Wonder, overflowing with joy for his accomplishment, even went so far as to publish a photo of himself holding the plaque with the comment “Billboard b**ches” on Instagram. Johnny Wonder told The Gleaner the time of the remix’s release that “Crocodile Teeth’ had “already blown u...

Vybz Kartel Focuses On Generational Wealth For His Children 10 Years Into His Life Sentence

Vybz Kartel is a proud father and now grandfather with his sights set on generational wealth for his children and grandchildren. Despite the fact that he has been incarcerated for a decade, the patriarch is devoted to diversifying the financial portfolio of the Palmer family. Many people in his position would be too burdened by their circumstances to solemnly ruminate on this important part of their legacy, but for Vybz Kartel, it is a priority. Too often, we see artists, athletes, and other stars squander their wealth on short-lived indulgences and neglect to make way for the generations they spawn. The dancehall mogul is giving his fans and followers some insight on why his story will be different by sharing some of his latest moves to empower his family with non-current assets. Alongsid...

PM Andrew Holness Not Ruling Out Vybz Kartel Being Vax Ambassador

Prime Minister Andrew Holness says that Vybz Kartel may have a key role in the government’s continued efforts to vaccinate the majority of Jamaica’s population by 2022. So far, just about seven percent (7%) of the island’s people are fully vaccinated. While the government has been trying to vaccinate persons, there has been a high number of people against taking the shot, which is said to help persons from either getting the virus or having minimal reactions. A recent study showed that anti-vaccination rhetoric and conspiracies were rife among the population, with the majority of people against mandatory COVID-19 vaccination. However, the Prime Minister believes that Vybz Kartel, who is one of the most influential entertainers on the island, might be able to assist in getting more persons ...

Vybz Kartel’s Gaza Fans Want Proof Of His Vaccination

Vybz Kartel might’ve been vaccinated but his fans are now asking for proof because they don’t believe he took the jab. The dancehall artist was among a group of inmates who received the vaccine on Friday as Jamaica’s Ministry of Health continued its drive to have the island’s population fully vaccinated. According to news reports, Vybz Kartel was among a group of 30 inmates from the Horizon Adult Correctional Centre to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. The inmates had opted to receive the shot, which is their first, followed by a second shot six weeks from now before they are regarded as fully inoculated. “They took the AstraZeneca vaccine with the second dose scheduled as usual,” news sources said. According to the Jamaica Observer, all inmates are offered ...

Nicki Minaj Reinforce Her Gaza Alliance And Shoutout DJ Lava Daughter

Nicki Minaj stay repping Gaza and send DJ Lava daughter, who is a big fan, some love. It has long been established that Trinidadian-born rapper Nicki Minaj is a huge fan of dancehall. Her handful of collaborations with acts such as Beenie Man, Mavado, and Vybz Kartel, as well as her regular use of Jamaican terms, including the countries vibrant expletives, all serve as evidence of her love for the fellow island state, its people, and their bold, unapologetic music. The last two decades have witnessed the emergence of two of the genre’s most prolific entertainers, Mavado and Vybz Kartel. Though they were both previously branded under the Bounty Killer-led Alliance, rising tensions led to Kartel pulling away from the group to form his own Gaza/Portmore Empire. Issues between the remain...

Boom Boom Says Skillibeng Now The Top Dancehall Artist But Lacks Versatility

Skillibeng has, no doubt, continued to aim high and make moves in the entertainment industry. But talks about the artiste’s declining song quality are once again popping up. Veteran selector Boom Boom recently expressed that while he believes Skillibeng is the “big name in Jamaica right now,” the deejay should steer clear of the same flows he has been using repetitively on many of his songs. The “Billboard Selector” made an appearance on TVJ’s Entertainment Report, which took place on Friday (April 30). Boom Boom, whose real name is Marlon Wizard, also recommended that the “Crocodile Teeth” deejay also reduce the number of tracks he has been releasing progressively. “Me caan hide him glory. A Skilli a the man right now,” Boom Boom said. But when E.R. host Anthony Miller asked if he believe...

Vybz Kartel Proclaims His Love For Shorty In New Song “Love Ya Babymom”

Vybz Kartel proclaims his love for Shorty in a new track dedicated to the mother of three of his children. The dancehall hitmaker is showing love to the mother of his kids in a major way with the release of the official audio for his single “Love Ya Babymom.” The track was uploaded to his YouTube channel on April 29. The dedication to Tanesha is also a “Message to all real man,” as per the song’s lyrics. Ironically, the song is produced by Short Boss Muzik, which is operated by the leading lady in question. In typical Vybz Kartel fashion, the song opens with him singing Tanesha’s name, he then goes into the chorus, which reflects on the couple’s time together. Kartel sings, “Love Yah Baby Mom / Look how far me and Shorty coming from? / And I ...

Vybz Kartel Crowned Current “King of Dancehall” Over Alkaline & Popcaan

Vybz Kartel was crowned the current King of Dancehall overwhelming by fans in a new survey, beating out Alkaline and Popcaan. For the past decade, The Worl’Boss has maintained that he is the King of Dancehall. Many have come and gone since that time trying to lay claim to the crown, but Vybz Kartel has always stood his ground. He has the backing of his fans for sure. This was made even more evident after Television Jamaica conducted a poll to find out what the fans thought. The result was an unassailable victory for Kartel, real name Adidja Palmer. The poll by TVJ asked a simple question, “Who do you think is the current King of Dancehall.” The contenders for the title were Popcaan, Vybz Kartel, Dexta Daps, Masicka, and Alkaline. Vybz Kartel blew the competition away, winning 64.7 percent ...

Jesse Royal Announces New Album & Taps Vybz Kartel For New Single “Rich Forever”

Jesse Royal says his sophomore album is on the way and his new single with Vybz Kartel, “Rich Forever,” is now out. It’s not a collaboration you’d expect, but it’s one that has been forged to show true unity and a message of hope. That’s how reggae star Jesse Royal has explained his latest single, Rich Forever featuring Vybz Kartel. The song comes from his anticipated sophomore album Royal, which is expected to drop on June 11th, 2021, by Easy Star Records. The single dropped on April 16. This single is the third release from Jesse Royal‘s upcoming album. The other two previously released singles are Lion Order featuring Protoje and Natty Pablo. In a statement, Royal explained that the collaboration was created to try and unify both artists and peo...

Usain Bolt Previews Clockword Riddim Feat. Vybz Kartel, Teejay, NJ, Charly Black & More

Usain Bolt is releasing a new dancehall riddim featuring tracks from some top artists. The Jamaican legend wears many hats from businessman to track star and footballer to music producer. Usain Bolt often invests in multiple ventures, and most recently, he has been setting his sights on making dancehall bangers. The Olympic champion announced his newest undertaking on social media this week, and fans were excited to see the artists that joined him for the project. The “Clockwork Riddim,” which is slated to arrive this Friday (April 9), has a star-studded lineup. Bolt shared a preview of the funky dancehall beat on Instagram, revealing that it will have guest appearances from the likes of Teejay, Shaneil Muir, ZJ Liquid, and even dancehall mogul Vybz Kartel. While Usain Bolt ca...

Vybz Kartel Drops “Stress Out, Stress Out” With A Raunchy Visual

Vybz Kartel drops off his new visual, “Stress Out, Stress Out,” for a single that’s gaining traction. Fans of Vybz Kartel were in for a treat late Friday night when the artist released his latest single, “Stress Out.” Produced by Short Boss Muzik/Vybz Kartel Muzik, the single is being distributed by Zojak World Wide. True to his raunchy and irreverent style, “Stress Out” is a song for the ladies, full of sexual innuendos and explicit lyrics. With a catchy and fast-paced beat, the lyrics are well-matched to the rhythm. Vybz Kartel dials down on the usual punch and keen wordplay that the “Fever” singer is known for. The opening lines of the song leave little to the imagination. In the intro, Vybz Kartel sings, “Tight yuh tight me gyal… Pat yuh good hole… Underneath yuh nah ...

Vybz Kartel Praised Bounty Killer For Gifting Wheelchairs To Elderly

Vybz Kartel is praising his former mentor Bounty Killer for his charitable endeavors as he assisted three senior members of the Porus village in Manchester with cash and kind donations to assist their everyday life. Vybz Kartel posted a clip of one of the recipients who appeared to be blind and said that in spite of his loud and boisterous personality, Bounty has a soft side that cares about people. “He said a longtime the general kind and helping people!!!!! Don’t mek the #warord persona trick yuh @ggrunggaadzilla is di original & only #poorpeoplegovernor,” Kartel began. “Nuff millionaire yuh create bout yah mi don…mi love yuh as a fada,” Kartel said. The two men have become closer over the last few years, and it was Bounty Killer who introduced Vybz Kartel to the world when he broug...

A Stage Show In Prison? Tommy Lee Sparta Joins Vybz Kartel, Ninjaman Behind Bars

Tommy Lee Sparta joins a handful of incarcerated dancehall stars in prison, including Vybz Kartel and Ninjaman. Tommy Lee Sparta‘s day of reckoning is finally here, and as the law would have it, the “Blessings” deejay has been hit with a 3-year sentence behind bars. The seriousness of the situation, which will see the deejay not being able to spend time with his family, has seemingly been lost on Jamaican Twitter, who have been pumping out clever memes to address how they feel about the situation the Sparta Boss and other local entertainers have found themselves in. One Twitter user joked that the proclaimed King Of The Dancehall Vybz Kartel had called Court. As such, the likes of Laden, past members of Portmore Empire Tommy Lee Sparta and Shawn Storm, and one-time sparri...

Vybz Kartel Cosigns Young M.A Repping Gaza in ‘Ooouuuvie’ Freestyle: ‘Real Recognize Real’

Vybz Kartel and his fans are today on a high after the dancehall artiste got a shout-out from rapper Young M.A. in her latest release. The song “Ooouuuvie (Whoopty Freestyle)” was released yesterday and is already trending at number 5 on YouTube. In the portion of the freestyle reposted by Vybz Kartel, Young M.A sings, “Smoking that Zaza, got yack in the mata.. I’m in Jamaica speaking that patois.. Big up to the Gaza.” The Gaza boss captioned the post saying, “BigUp @Youngma (fist pump emojis) #RealRecReal… 1 Don #GazaBadness.” Vybz Kartel’s fans were excited about the big up from the international performer who has Jamaican heritage by way of her mother. One comment under the World Boss’ post said, “Big up Young M.A (clapping emojis)… She knows the Vibes!” Another Instag...

Stonebwoy Talks Shatta Wale Beef Says He Don’t Want To End Up Like Vybz Kartel

Stonebwoy says the goal is to not end incarcerated up like Vybz Kartel. Two of Ghana’s top dancehall artists, Stonebwoy and Shatta Wale, have been locked in a beef for several years. Their rivalry has been described as one similar to the bitter feud between Vybz Kartel and Mavado, which created a huge division among dancehall fans. During a recent interview, Stonebwoy spoke openly about the bad blood between him and Shatta Wale. The African entertainer stated that he did not want either of them to end up in a similar situation to Vybz Kartel, who has been incarcerated since 2011 for murder. Stonebwoy and Etana sat down for a virtual interview with journalist Sharon L Carpenter where they discussed their recent track “Proppa,” while touching on other interesting aspects o...

Lauryn Hill & Vybz Kartel Makes Machel Montano’s ‘Wedding’ Guest List

Lauryn Hill and Vybz Kartel are among the guest list on Machel Montano’s “The Wedding Album.” The coronavirus pandemic has turned many worlds upside down, leaving people with very little to celebrate. But when news emerged that the renowned Trinidadian soca kingpin, who usually imparts much merriment in his music, would be producing and dedicating an album to his wife, many people were happy to celebrate with him. Machel Montano informed the public, “This album is a dedication to my wife and the wonderful partnership we share and which we celebrate physically, spiritually, and culturally. These songs translate the feelings we experience when we meet, the love when we dance and share space, as well as the joy we find when we are together.” The album, titled ...

The Best Dancehall Songs Of 2021 – So Far

A look at the best dancehall songs in 2021, so far. From Yaksta’s “acres over Mark X” to Skillibeng’s “Di plane just crash wid e coke,” it’s safe to say that Jamaica’s musical engine has been pumping out the hits since the start of the new year. The industry giants such as Vybz Kartel continue to provide quality in quantity. However, not on the level that he did in 2020 when he had the airwaves buzzing with tracks from his album, To Tanesha. Nonetheless, 2021 promises to be a very musical year, with numerous entertainers either queuing to release an album, a mixtape, or an EP. Vershon dropped his 6-track EP title Only One a few days ago, while Sean Paul released his feature-laden project Live N Livin, which is one of two albums the superstar ...

Vybz Kartel Issued Strong Response To Female Referencing His Son To Lizard’s Death

Vybz Kartel responds to a female on Instagram who reference his son Likkle Addi to Clive “Lizard” Williams’ death. Social media is a fair game for everybody, and once a post is made, everyone has the go-ahead to weigh in, including celebrities. Each person is entitled to their unsolicited opinion, and Instagram user @sashiboo1 did just that when she commented on a post made by the Instagram profile representing Dancehall icon Vybz Kartel. The post highlighted the appearance of Vybz Kartel’s son Likkle Vybz on Winford Williams’ TV show OnStage. IG user sashiboo1 took the opportunity to voice her opinion saying, “I wonder how u would feel if the same faith reach him just like what happened to Clive (lizard) williams, old time people used to say what goes a...

Intence Responds To Vybz Kartel Over Fake Views With Strong Spotify Numbers

Intence has seemingly responds to Vybz Kartel previously calling him out for alleged fake views. Fans have built up a convincing case against Intence after much speculation that the deejay is buying views. While the evidence is compelling, the controversial dancehall deejay does not appear to have any intention of quitting while ahead. In recent times, incarcerated dancehall mogul Vybz Kartel has admonished the practice of manufacturing artificial viewership. It is believed that his multiple subliminal posts on social media are aimed at Intence, who has answered the accusation in the past. Though the “Go Hard” deejay previously claimed that he neither buys nor considers buying views, he often stands accused both by fans as well as other artists. Intence has historically done nu...

Teejay & Vybz Kartel Chronicles Poverty & Crime In “Pressure” Video

Teejay and Vybz Kartel drops off their new collaboration, “Pressure,” and so far, the reviews have been good. Like so many of his recent collaborations, Teejay never disappoints with this one and never gets overshadowed, given he is on the same track with one of the biggest artists in dancehall currently, Vybz Kartel. The Top Braff Music-produced single saw the two hitmakers trading punchline about the hardships ghetto youths face daily. “Need help, So much pressure to bear, Jah Jah wash away everything, Wash away my fears,” Teejay and Kartel sing over the catchy hook. The accompanying music video perfectly chronicles life of poverty, poor health, and violence in the ghetto. The Lagikz Supreme-directed cut saw a young boy tending to his sick grandmother by ensuring ...

Yeah You” – Vybz Kartel Teaches His Son Likkle Vybz The Downsides Of Marriage

Vybz Kartel schooled his son Likkle Vybz about the downsides of marriages in their new video. “Yea You,” is the latest track sung by Vybz Kartel and his oldest son Likkle Vybz, which arrives with a new visuals. The track is from the Palmer’s recently released EP Dancehall Royalty. The opening of the video features Likkle Vybz in a stretch limo with a bottle of Moet in hand, vibing with a female while he deejays. The song is all about the prominence of the Gaza brand and also explores marriage and what happens after a divorce. The dancehall icon sings, “Married to the money, gold digger? No never When yuh get divorced yuh ah get embezzled. Half ah yuh money when di case done settled.” Throughout the video, Vybz Kartel questions which song and which studio did t...

Masicka & Tarrus Riley New Collab “Corner” Is A Banger: Watch Visual

Masicka, Tarrus Riley, and Dunwell team up on a new dancehall banger, “Corner.” “You can depend on me. Yes you can.” These are the lines that open the lyrics of the newly released song titled “Corner,” sung by Masicka and Tarrus Riley. The incredible mashup also features producer Mario Dunwell. It is not uncommon for Dancehall and Reggae artists to team up, but it is a ‘thing’ when two powerhouses in their respective genres collaborate. Riley, who is an amazing vocalist, opens up the song with the chorus, complementing the stern deejaying style of Masicka throughout the tune. The video, directed by RD Studio, presents Masicka and Tarrus Riley in an open field occupying a white staircase. The video features two relatable scenarios, the first c...

Vybz Kartel Bashes Jamaica’s Government Over COVID-19 Strategy

Vybz Kartel is among many Jamaicans who aren’t thrilled about the Jamaican government’s new COVID-19 curfew. Addi Di Teacha stepped into a disciplinarian role a few days ago, as he lashed the government of Jamaica and heads of state for what he sees as systematic mismanagement of public offerings and “basic domination of the Masses,” otherwise called “Slavery 2.0.” Vybz Kartel used a recent video clipping from Television Jamaica’s Prime Time News to drive home his point. In the 20-second clip, which was shared on TikTok, a female is questioned about the effectiveness of the curfew in curtailing the spread of Covid-19. In her response, she stressed that large swarms of people are chugged together in the daytime, which simply defeats the purpose of a...

Vybz Kartel’s “Dancehall Royalty” EP Debuts On US Current Reggae Albums Chart

Vybz Kartel scores a top ten debut on the US Reggae Album Chart with his new project, Dancehall Royalty. It seems nothing can keep the Worl’Boss down. Even from behind bars, the veteran dancehall artiste continues to dominate the genre. His latest work, Dancehall Royalty, which features a five-song set that was released on January 8, has debuted at number two on the sales-driven US Current Reggae Albums chart. Vybz Kartel’s latest work, which features his son Likkle Vybz, Renee 630, and Sikka Rymes, also entered the streaming-driven Billboard Reggae Albums chart at number 36. The US Current Reggae Albums chart is used to assess the top-selling albums based on data from Nielsen Music/MRC Data. According to the current ranking on the chart, Stick Figure’s World on Fire is the top album...

Mavado Drops New Song “Not Perfect” Amid Son’s Murder Trial

Mavado drops a perfect dancehall banger called, “Not Perfect.” The Gully Gad proclaims that he is only taking on ‘wins’ for 2021, and as such, he is professing that his 18-year-old son Dante will be released from juvenile lockup soon. Mavado reveals these and more on his first release for the year, which is a melodic, somber, and meditation like-song titled “Not Perfect.” United States-based Sponge Music has been cranking out a ton of new releases since the latter part of 2020, and this track adds to the growing list, which includes tracks from Alkaline, Shaneil Muir, Jahmiel, among others. Mavado explains that, like any other man, he is not perfect. He has had a few “run-ins with the cops,” a few broken relationships with former Alliance mem...

Bounty Killer Snubs Vybz Kartel, Mavado, Aidonia, Names ‘Pure’ Alliance Members

Bounty Killer is giving a shout out to the “pure four” Alliance members, leaving out notable dancehall stars Mavado, Aidonia, and Vybz Kartel. Bounty Killer is always showing love on social media to both fans and other artists. The dancehall Godfather has never expressed any reservations about acknowledging other industry players regardless of rank. While we are fully aware that there is no bad blood between him and the previous members of his Alliance entourage, Bounty aroused suspicion in the minds of some fans when he posted a throwback photo of the Alliance squad sans Vybz Kartel, Mavado and Aidonia. In the photo, Bounty Killer is huddled up with Alliance alums Wayne Marshall, Busy Signal, and Bling Dawg, “The pure four one of my favorite Alliance pic the king of King...

Vybz Kartel & Sikka Rymes Drops “Dirty John Crow” Video Off ‘Dancehall Royalty’

Vybz Kartel released the “Dirty John Crow” music video in tandem with his new EP Dancehall Royalty. The first album of 2021 by dancehall mogul Vybz Kartel is available to listen to now. The deejay who has been promoting the project all week, released a music video for one of the tracks from the EP titled “Dirty John Crow”. The Sikka Rymes-assisted track is an upbeat jam with a hardcore delivery of sexually explicit rhymes. “Mi jus roll down yuh panty so gently / Set yuh pon yuh belly watch yuh p***y looking at me / So mi force up mi c***y till it buck inna yuh belly,” Kartel deejays on the new track. The music video has a dark undertone with Sikka Rymes appearing as a seemingly devious priest. In the opening scene, the deejay arrives holding a lit cand...

Vybz Kartel’s Wife Shorty Shares PDA Photo On His 45th Birthday, “My husband birthday loading”

Vybz Kartel celebrates his 45th birthday today (January 7) and judging from his wife Shorty’s recent posts on IG, it will be lit. Vybz Kartel might be in jail, but he is still receiving love from his baby mother and common-law wife, Tanesha ‘Shorty’ Johnson, who is anticipating the Dancehall icon’s birthday on January 7, 2021. The two have been together for over a decade and share three sons, and while they have shared many wonderful moments in public, the two have also shared their fair share of pain as Shorty had had a stillbirth baby girl. They two have also had several spats over the dancehall artiste cheating on Shorty, including once when she allegedly stabbed him in his side after he brought a woman over to one of their homes. Nevertheless, the artiste seems to have the loyalt...

Aidonia Drops New Song “Dat Eazy” Amid Beef With Vybz Kartel

Aidonia dropped his new song “Dat Eazy” amid eviction rumors. Dancehall fans and critics have been verbally pummeling Aidonia since rumors surfaced that the deejay and his family were being evicted from their home. Though it took a while, Donia seemingly denied the claims on Instagram in a post previewing his new song “Dat Eazy.” “Me live inna dem brain RENT FREE!!!! #DatEasy” he wrote asking fans, “UNU READY?” The new release has now arrived with accompanying visuals, and it was worth the hype. In the new Chimney Records Production, Aidonia taps into his flow master facet and delivers trap dancehall rhyme schemes and flows all up and down the track. In the music video, Didi likens his lyrical prowess to a basketball star putting up shots a...