Rap mogul Jay-Z revealed in a recent interview that he wanted dancehall “hero” Vybz Kartel for his Blue Print 3 LP.

Hova said he wanted Vybz Kartel on his last album but somehow couldn’t make it work.

During the interview on the Cipha Sounds and Pete Rosenberg podcast, Jay-Z revealed that he had Kartel in the studio during the recording of his platinum selling album Blueprint 3 but failed to get a song that worked.

Jay said they tried three different songs and spent the entire day trying to work out which track would have sounded best.

According to Jay-Z, Vybz Kartel is the Jamaican Eminem.

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Listen to one of Vybz Kartel latest track below “Dancehall Hero.”

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