Vybz Kartel

Vybz Kartel

 

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Adidja Azim Palmer (born 7 January 1976)[2][3][4] better known as Vybz Kartel, is a Jamaican musical artist, record producer and entrepreneur. Kartel is one of dancehall's most successful artists and a cultural icon in Jamaica, where he is widely referred to by various nicknames including "Worl' Boss" [5] and has been recognized as one of genre’s most prolific and skilled lyricists credited with further popularizing dancehall.[5]

Kartel's singles have achieved cultural ubiquity across the Caribbean, including "Ramping Shop" (2009), "Summer Time" and "Dancehall Hero" (2013). Having collaborated with a number of internationally prominent hip hop and R&B artists such as Major Lazer, Rihanna and Jay Z. He has also been credited as an inspiration for the dancehall-infused work of a number of Western artists, including Drake, who has cited Kartel as being one of his "biggest inspirations".[5][6]

In 2014, at the age of 38, Vybz Kartel was sentenced to life imprisonment for the murder of his associate Clive "Lizard" Williams. He will not be eligible for parole until 2049, once he has served 35 years in jail.[7] Despite being imprisoned, Kartel continues to release new music prolifically, releasing over 50 new songs in 2016 alone.[5]

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You Sey It Tight
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You Sey It Tight is a song by musical artist Vybz Kartel, released on June 17, 2016.
Pussy Watcher
Song
Pussy Watcher is a song by musical artist Vybz Kartel, released on June 17, 2016.
No Matter
Song
No Matter is a song by musical artist Vybz Kartel, released on June 17, 2016.
 
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Popular Albums6

Album Appearances & References6

Popular Songs52

Song Appearances & References7

Musical Groups1

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Music-Related Relationships6

Commercial & Non-Profit Relationships1

Awards & Nominations1

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News Articles10

Vybz Kartel Allegedly Singing Alkaline’s “Block & Delete” Goes Viral
  –  June 14, 2017
Effort to get a comment from Vybz Kartel camp to verify the authenticity of the audio proved futile. Despite being incarcerated since September of 2011, Kartel manages to maintain his relevant, due to a massive supply of new music each month. Meanwhile ...
Jamaican Musician Vybz Kartel Sends Message to Kayole's Gang Gaza in Nairobi
  –  June 12, 2017
and what they are probably doing is that they are using Kartel’s powerful music to indoctrinate these guys," a statement issued on his behalf asserted. The TV host further conveyed that Vybz Kartel does not consider himself a god, rather, he worships a ...
Vybz Kartel Disowns Gaza Gang
  –  June 12, 2017
Jamaican singer Adidja Azim Palmer better alias Vybz Kartel has disowned Kenyan Gaza gang and refuted ... Whoever is misguiding these youths should remember that music is very powerful, and what they are probably doing is that they are using Kartel ...
Watch Vybz Kartel New Lyric Video “Mash Up The Place”
  –  June 11, 2017
Yesterday, Vybz Kartel gave his fans a scare when a huge fire broke out in GP. The deejay is safe, and it turns out that the fire was contained in a cell block where he was not housed. Perhaps this new music is to quell nerves and get his Gazantion fans ...
Jamaican singer Vybz Kartel reacts to 'Nairobian' story, asks Kayole’s Gaza gang to worship God, not him
  –  June 11, 2017
Jamaican musician Adidja Azim Palmer better known as Vybz Kartel has disowned Kenyan Gaza gang ... Whoever is misguiding these youths should remember that music is very powerful, and what they are probably doing is that they are using Kartel’s powerful ...
Listen Vybz Kartel New Alkaline & Mavado Diss Track “Eagle”
  –  June 10, 2017
The track was produced by TJ Records who seems to be putting out a lot of new Vybz Kartel music these days. TJ is also the person behind the upcoming Ishawna collaboration “Washer Dryer.” The song was first previewed back in November last year as a ...
Silver Cat - Vybz Kartel Saga MP3 Music
  –  May 22, 2017
PreRip is a free option on select CD's displaying the PreRip icon. This option allows you to download the MP3 version of that CD immediately after your purchase. The physical CD will still be shipped to you. If you agree to accept your PreRip MP3s, please ...
Security Minister Says Vybz Kartel Can No Longer Record Music In Prison
  –  April 28, 2017
Minister on national Security, Robert Montague says artiste can no longer illegally record in prison. Montague was speaking in the House of Representatives on Wednesday that artists behind bars can no longer record music illegally. Corrections Commissioner ...
Music: Vybz kartel – Loodi (Shenseea Diss)
  –  April 27, 2017
Vybz Kartel is not a fan of Shenseea right now. The incarcerated deejay released a solo version of the smash hit single “Loodi” and revealed that the track was never a collaboration in the first place. For months now, some Gazanation fans have been ...
Alkaline Follows A Vybz Kartel Account On Instagram
  –  March 23, 2017
... was following one user for a few minutes on Tuesday and surprisingly it was a Vybz Kartel related profile name ‘Vybz Kartel Music Update.’ Related: Alkaline’s former manager admits to Vendetta deejay copying Vybz Kartel’s style However ...

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