Former Gaza prefect and Portmore Empire deejay Popcaan has broken his silence on the rumored feud with Vybz Kartel and other members of his former label.

In a statement sent to Urban Islandz, Popcaan address the issue in a professional manner. According to the “Fry Yiy” deejay, he has remained loyal to Portmore Empire/Adidjahiem Records until may 2012 when Vybz Kartel dissolve the label.

Popcaan also opens up about PG13, why he is not a part of the newly formed crew that includes Tommy Lee and Gaza Slim, his beef with SO Unique Records head Elvis Redwood, the pressing issue of why he has not visited Vybz Kartel since his incarceration, and the recent alleged diss track from Tommy Lee and Vybz Kartel titled “Informa.”

Read Popcaan full statement below.

“The world already knows that my career was launched from the greatest dancehall school and business entity, The Portmore Empire/Adidjaheim Records led by Vybz Kartel. Since Vybz Kartel’s incarceration in September 2011 I remained a loyal and contributing member of this unit until May 2012 when the Portmore Empire was dissolved.”

“Rumors started as early as September 2011 that I had left the Portmore Empire, this was not so. My actions in October 2011 were to seek booking representation as this very important function was no longer viable for me with the incarceration of the head of my management and booking company. To date I have no formal management or booking agreement and only since June 2012, with the dissolution of the Portmore Empire have I engaged the services of a lawyer to put these agreements in place.”

“From September 2011 to present I have worked hard and stayed focused on my career with my main intention to make sure that the music from the Portmore Empire was being released and the brand remained in the forefront of the dancehall music industry. I feel that I did that to the best of my ability with the release of songs like Party Shot, Fry Yiy, Coolie Gal, Bad Mind, She A Gwaan Good, Nuh Sell Out and Step Like Dead and with performances all over the world.”

Read more on the statement on next page

  • jackie stephenson

    the only thing popcaan want is a good piece a beating the only beating him want a the only beating him want boxside

  • jackie stephenson

    who cares about popcaan

  • gaza

    gaza mi seh ,all wen

    di teacha nah,touch road

  • Edin Nyg

    We need fi see unit as GAZA brothers.

  • Edin Nyg

    GAZA people we need fi see unit,cause we funs love yoh people(I dedicate dis song fi yoh>Peace,love and harmony by:Joseph hill/culture:…. BLESSED

  • lemax sammir

    i luv gaza

  • Kenny D Barnard

    he nuh write this plus dat no clarify nutn.

  • neeshab

    Doing good so far, continue focussing on your future, neva giv up.
    U na reply to dem statements an dem maddd. Dont eva reply to dem.
    Put dat energy pon di stage or ina some more styles popskull.

  • Sharz thomas gathua

    Some people just get badmind but me fi tell u rule and those threats nah work buh make you stronger,,,,bigup yourself Peppa Skull

  • Anthony VjIce Malisawa

    Fry Yiy….Ravin King.

  • abdul basit

    i think popcaan did what was reqiured after all vibz isnt God to destroy his future i love you sooooooooooooo much poppy you are my man

  • Yves Drogba Mumbi

    at last he cleared the air.

  • http://facebook Chief

    Big up u self mi artist, rate u to di fullest. U a mi dejay from u just busss until nw.. Yooooow…. Mi imitate u style… Bayy badnes di gal dem she wi every neat!!!!

  • Nimo

    A gaza mi seh,kartel fi lyf

  • Annalisa

    Popcaan has shown great professionalism indeed. It good to know that he can put over this views on such a topic in a way that doesn’t show disrespect to the other artists involved. Keep up the vibes Popcaan. Love u lots <3

  • akil anju blax harper

    Yo poppy thts gud dawg atleaast u ket the world know tht u didn’t do wat black rhyno n jah vinci did bro keep up the singer man fry yiy 2 the world yaaoooow

  • Sophianna Walker

    This statement is exactly why I rate this dj everytime. he is just a nice person all around no matter what bad mind people try he will always be a success because of who he is.

  • http://yahoo davi adi palmer

    do not worry man we are behind you 4ever and remember always keep it clean.

  • showzin simiyu

    popcaan u did wat was good for you and be strong on your decissions .

  • kamash ericko

    popcaan dem maaaaaadddddd, dem a badmind in di gaza

  • edward

    that is di truth pipo

  • Damian Dboy Carter

    it was a professional statement made but did popcaan really write this himself or did someone do it for him?

  • Ken Addi Ken

    him popcaan a nuh badmind……ticha a di GENERAL….

  • hillary

    Popcaan tell dem teejay

  • dennis ndirangu

    hi popcaan give us more don disence to dem do your ding…..yaaaaaaoooooowwwww!!!!!!!

  • moses nyanjua

    popcaan yu bad dan dem
    keep tha spirit

  • Bimbi.

    popcaan gwan du yu ting yute

  • Archie Sono

    Bless mii King a pure heart mi say.

  • Archie Sono

    Bless mii King a pure heart mi say.

  • Nana Berry

    why is popcaan doing soo.

  • andre

    Tommy lee run di thin

  • Ceejay Codling

    Only if this was written by popcaan.

  • Aneasha Creary

    Wow! This showed professionalism….atleast some one treating doing music like its a job! he finally cleared the air.

  • seo

    popcaan be focus

  • http://vybzkatel lamin

    i love vybz kartel

  • James Maxwell

    Popcaan act really professional in this statement. Blessings

  • Milo Serieux

    Finally he spoke Claudyus Roma, Himal Reece…GAZA.