Vybz Kartel’s King of the Dancehall, Celebrated in Dancehall’s History
Friday March 10 th is a momentous occasion in dancehall history; this day marks the release of Vybz Kartel’s masterpiece, King of the Dancehall. Fans around the world have been expressing their excitement from the day the news was announced about this album.
So far, the album has been getting major international radio play on 99 Jamz in Miami and Hot 97 in New York. Not to mention the love it has been in getting in the Caribbean and ultimately right across the world.
King of the Danehall sits at number 1on iTunes Reggae page in the US and Italy and is currently number 31 on the iTunes music main page in the US.
As a part of the promotion, fans have been given special treats, getting songs such as “Fever,” “Western Union,” and more recently “Colouring this Life” as instant gratifications when the pre order the album. Fans were also treated to the accompanying videos for Fever and Western Union.
King of the Dancehall contains never before released tracks from Vybz Kartel, all recorded by the creative and enigmatic artiste before his incarceration. The album has been carefully completed by renowned dancehall producer Linton ‘TJ’ White of TJ Records. The album is a collaborative effort between Addidjahiem Records/ TJ Records. King of the Dancehall is made available on all digital platforms by distributing giants Zojak Worldwide.
Kartel says “It's the day DANCEHALL fans have been waiting for. The day when a genres ability to sell records is put to the test, and with the help of the DANCEHALL fans, the Vybz Kartel fans, we can be victorious! So again we implore the audience to go officially own a piece a of DANCEHALL history today!!!! #KINGOFTHEDANCEHALL”
Having garnered much praise for his lyrical prowess, the true King of the Dancehall, Vybz Kartel, will definitely deliver a treat to his many fans when this 14 track work of art makes its way to the world at large on June 10 th .