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  • Beenie Man Explains Alleged Corruption with Jamaican Government

    Jun 22, 14 by Qwest7 Leave a comment

    *For many entertainers in Jamaica, life is anything but a party. With reports of alleged corruption within the Jamaican government, Beenie Man knows firsthand the effects the situation has on those who make music in the area. Evidence of government corruption in Jamaica was first made known with the incarceration of Beenie’s fellow artist Vybz […]

  • Vybz Kartel Sentenced to Life in Prison for Murder

    Apr 3, 14 by EURPublisher01 3 Comments

    *A Jamaican judge sentenced international reggae-dancehall star Vybz Kartel to life imprisonment on Thursday after he was found guilty of murder last month, reports Reuters. Kartel, 38, had been on trial for the murder of one of his former associates, Clive Williams, popularly known as “Lizard.” Williams was murdered in August 2011 after a business […]

  • Dancehall Artist Vybz Kartel Found Guilty of Murder

    Mar 14, 14 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment

    *Dancehall superstar Vybz Kartel, real name Adidja Palmer, was found guilty today of the August 2011 murder of Clive “Lizard” Williams. Also found guilty were Palmer’s associates, Shawn Campbell (a.k.a. Shawn Storm), Kahira Jones and Andre St. John; a fourth associate, Shane Williams, received the sole non-guilty verdict. The incident allegedly took place at Kartel’s […]

  • Vybz Kartel Ordered to Pay $15M Fine for Missed Gig

    Dec 19, 11 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment

    *Jailed dancehall star Vybz Kartel has been ordered to pay a $15 million fine to settle a 2009 dispute after he failed to show up for a scheduled concert. The Jamaican rapper, real name Adidja Palmer, was booked for a concert in the Turks and Caicos Islands in, but he didn’t turn up to the […]

  • Official Denies Rumors of Vybz Kartel Prison Escape

    Nov 30, 11 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment

    *A top Jamaican police official has denied reports that reggae star Vybz Kartel has escaped from prison. The 35-year-old rapper, real name Adijah Palmer, was taken into custody on a drug charge in September and he was subsequently slapped with two counts of murder relating to two separate incidents in Jamaica over the summer. Local […]

  • Reggae Artist Vybz Kartel Denied Bail

    Nov 3, 11 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment

    *A judge in Jamaica has rejected a bail application by bleached reggae artist Vybz Kartel in the slaying of a 27-year-old music promoter who was gunned down on a street corner in July. Resident Magistrate Opal Smith has not given a reason for refusing bail, reports the AP. Kartel, 35, has also been charged in […]