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As the rounds of assault against dancehall heavy weight Vybz Kartel continues regarding his new skin tone, the Gaza Empire boss is holding firm.

Since the start of 2011 Vybz has come under increase pressure from the media and fans alike regarding his use of the ‘Cake Soap’ to lighten his skin almost next to white. But the Gaza emperor is holding firm even under tremendous pressure.

Vybz recently opened up about why he choose to bleach his skin in an interview with Cipha Sounds, Rosenberg and Kay Foxx on New York radio station Hot 97.

Vybz said, “Vybz Kartel is the artist you can expect the unexpected, Vybz Kartel just lighten the skin to give the tattoo them a hype”

“I am an entertainer, I get paid to entertain, am not a religious or a political leader,” Vybz added.

Listen to full interview below.

  • Demus

    shame for the black comunity !!!

  • Ranking

    di gal dem sit down pon him with di bleach out face !!! nasty Bwoy

  • annie palmer

    dis bwoy yah is a sick B***h! corrupting the youths with his influence..all is he doing is disgracing our culture..and the fact the poeple think he is cool is very troubling..it goes to show how far morals has fallen..For a man to behave his way whether for publicity or otherwise has some serious issues going on upstairs…