Rihanna enjoying some Vybz Kartel at Metgala

Rihanna is a huge Dancehall/Reggae fan and it seems Vybz Kartel could be one of her favourite artistes.

The Bajan pop star was spotted Monday night dancing to the incarcerated Dancehall superstar’s smash hit single “Fever” at an official after party for the Met Gala 2018 in New York City, New York.

This is the second time Rihanna has been captured jamming to a Vybz Kartel single. Rih Rih was previously captured twerking to “Rambo Kanambo”.

Meanwhile, Rihanna is the cover star of the latest issue of Vogue. In the accompanying interview, writer Chioma Nnandi states that the “Work” hit makers next album will be a reggae record inspired by Bob Marley.


“She plans to make a reggae album,” Nnandi writes. “Though it’s too soon to name a full list of collaborators, one early influence may be Supa Dups, the Jamaican-born record producer who has worked with such dancehall greats as Beenie Man, Sean Paul, and Elephant Man.”

Speaking about her love of Bob Marley, Rihanna says: “I’m gonna sound like a real tourist when I tell you my top Bob songs; ‘Three Little Birds,’ ‘No Woman, No Cry,’ and ‘Redemption Song.’ Last month Rihanna assured fans that new music was coming.

Vybz Kartel Appeal Trial Pushed Back

Vybz Kartel’s appeal trial has been given a new court date.

The incarcerated Dancehall Superstar Vybz Kartel’s appeal trial has been given a new date, the trial was previously scheduled for February 19, 2018, has been pushed back to July 9.

The Appeal trial was rescheduled on Tuesday for the self-proclaimed ‘World Boss,’ real name Adidja Palmer and his three co-accused Shawn ‘Shawn Storm’ Campbell, Kahira Jones and Andre St John in the Appeals Court at a case management hearing, who are convicted for the 2011 murder of Clive ‘Lizard’ Williams.

Coming Soon Vybz Kartel: King of the Dancehall (New Album)

Kingston, Jamaica – Adidjahiem Records/TJ Records in association with Zojak World Wide are excited to announce the release of “King of the Dancehall”, the brand new album from dancehall icon Vybz Kartel.

The 14-track set contains all-exclusive, never before released tracks from the “World Boss” Vybz Kartel. Recorded by the prolific artist before his incarceration, the tracks have been carefully completed by renowned dancehall producer Linton ‘TJ’ White of TJ Records and Adidjahiem the label known for bussing artists like Popcaan, Jah Vinci, Lisa Hyper, Tommy Lee and more, as well as the Billboard chart topping hit “Romping Shop.” Fans who have been longing to hear Kartel at his best will not be disappointed.

Kartel says “King of the Dancehall” is not a 14 song compilation, it’s a masterpiece, an album that encompasses the very essence of Adidja Palmer and by extension, The Jamaican experience,” stated Kartel (aka Adidja Palmer) in a written statement released to the media. “King of the Dancehall” will reinforce Vybz Kartel’s status as not just another self-proclaimed King, but as the people’s champion. The man who has created a movement like no other in DANCEHALL – the True KING!!!”

As the title suggests, the album is dancehall to its core. In another part of his statement Kartel, also known to his fans as The Teacha said “This album will bring its listeners into the world of hardcore DANCEHALL, not some ‘pop music’ watered down version. It will give you a peek into my Jamaica. Not the one on the tourist board ads, but the real Jamaica…DANCEHALL JAMAICA”

Distributed by Zojak World Wide, the album will hit stores on June 10th with a VENGEANCE and fans can pre-order the album exclusively on iTunes starting May 6th. Listeners are in for a musical experience from the “World Boss” who is truly a voice of the people.

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