Vybz Kartel

Born 7 January 1976.
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Vybz Kartel on the phone

The most controversial dancehall star talks to the Big Dawg.

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Adidja Azim Palmer (born 7 January 1976) better known as Vybz Kartel, is a Jamaican dancehall reggae artist, songwriter, businessman, and convicted murderer. Some of his singles include "Clarks", "Romping Shop", "Poor People Land", "Tell You Say", "Summertime", "Dancehall Hero" "Like Christmas" and Major Lazer collab "Pon De Floor".

Kartel is now serving life imprisonment for murder. He was sentenced on 3 April 2014.

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  1. Review of Up 2 Di Time

    Up 2 Di Time 2003

    Reviewed by Adam Webb
    Vybz Kartel has the sound and the attitude to be a big star and he's riding some of...
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