Thursday, March 16, 2006


Artist / Band: VYBZ KARTEL
Album: J. M.T
File Under: Dancehall
Label: Greensleeves
Info: Vybz Kartel is the most talented DJ and currently the hottest commodity to step out of Jamaica this year. His amazing lyrical flow and prowess teamed with a unique sound as displayed on some of this year's hottest rhythms has set him shoulders above his contemporaries. Now he is about to blow up the spot with his much talked about debut album UP 2 DI TIME. Vybz (real name Adidja Palmer), one of six siblings, grew up in the Portmore district Waterford in the parish St Catherine. He attended Calabar High School in Kingston but was expelled. He was keen to finish his education and subsequently continued his education at a Technical College. Due to his Uncle being a DJ, Adidja was exposed to a wide range of music from a young age. He would listen to amongst others Country & Western, Sam Cooke and Ninjaman. His cites his own musical heroes as Bounty Killer, Charlie Chaplin, Papa San, Buju Banton, Will Smith and KRS-1. All, he says, have helped him to create his own brand of dancehall. read more from the source...

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