Vybz Kartel Convicted For Murder

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Popular dancehall reggae star Vybz Kartel and three co-defendants were convicted of murder Thursday in a high-profile trial under heavy security in this Caribbean country’s supreme court. As Jamaican police in riot gear guarded barricaded streets outside, 10 members of an 11-person jury found Kartel and the three others guilty of the October 2011 killing of Clive “Lizard” Williams. One defendant was cleared... Read More

Vybz Kartel Ft Busta Rhymes & T-Pain – You Already Know

Vybz Kartel hits us with a brand new single ‘You Already Know’ and gets some help from Busta Rhymes and T-Pain. The record uses the same beat as Busta Rhymes’ 2005 single ‘Touch It’. Listen to the track below.  Read More

Vybz Kartel Not Guilty For One Of His Two Murder Cases

A Home Circuit Court jury has been directed to rule that dancehall entertainer Vybz Kartel is not guilty of the murder of St. Catherine businessman Barrington ‘Bossy’ Burton. However, Kartel will remain in custody because he has another murder case pending against him. The jury has also freed Kartel’s two co-accused, Lenburgh McDonald and Nigel Thompson. Supreme Court judge Bryan Sykes instructed the 12-member jury to return the verdicts... Read More

Vybz Kartel escapes from jail

In what is called the biggest prison escape in the history of Jamaica, Vybz Kartel (Adidja Palmer) and 7 other prisoners escaped the Horizon Adult Remand Centre on November 30th. The reggae artist was charged with multiple murders and marijuana possession. At around 1:00 am, Vybz Kartel took over the prison by taking officers hostage using smuggled guns. Other prisoners began to take the offcers’ clothing and car keys. By 1:45 am the group left... Read More