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Vybz Kartel Being Investigated Over Reports That He's Recording In Prison


Vybz Kartel Transferred To Tower Street Prison, Being Investigated Over Reports That He's Recording In Prison.


Incarcerated dancehall artiste Vybz Kartel has been transferred from the Horizon Adult Remand Centre to the maximum security Tower Street Adult Correctional Centre.

We understands that the controversial entertainer, whose real name is Adijah Palmer, was removed from the Spanish Town Road, Kingston-based Horizon facility and transferred to the Tower Street Correctional Facility in downtown Kingston under heavy police guard on Tuesday.

Details as to why he was moved are still unclear.

There has been speculation that he was removed because of a suspected breach committed at Horizon Adult Remand Centre.

Vybz Kartel and associates Shawn ‘Shawn Storm’ Campbell; Kahira Jones; and Andre St John were sentenced to life imprisonment for the August 2011 murder of Clive ‘Lizard’ Williams.

Despite his incarceration, Vybz Kartel still dominates the airwaves in Jamaica with new releases said to be recorded before he was locked up.

Update : Incarcerated dancehall deejay Vybz Kartel is reportedly being investigated by authorities, over recent reports that he has been recording music while in prison.

Its alleged that authorities have been receiving numerous phone calls, questioning if the deejay is in fact recording music behind bars, or if he is in possession of a cellphone given his ongoing social media presence.

The official story is that Kartel is not recording music in prison and his social media activities are all done by his label’s management at Short Boss Musik.

The controversial dancehall artist was reportedly removed from the Spanish Town based Horizon Remand Center yesterday (Tues) to the maximum security Tower Street Adult Correctional Centre in downtown Kingston.

His 2016 album King of the Dancehall debuted at number two on the Billboard Reggae Albums Chart in June and is the top selling dancehall album this year.

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