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VYBZ KARTEL TRIAL: Incriminating Audio Evidence Played In Court

Vybz Kartel murder trial in the Home Circuit court took a drastic turn on Friday when the prosecution played damning audios implicating Vybz Kartel.

Under strong objection from the prosecution, the judge admitted two compact disc into evidence containing audio, video, and photo evidence.

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Former head of the Cybercrime Unit, Detective Sergeant Patrick Linton, played 9 of 40 audio recordings in court yesterday.

A tense atmosphere covered the courtroom on Friday, January 24, as the prosecution gets ready to introduce multimedia evidence. The accused men could be seen whispering among themselves.

The expletives laced voice notes are of a male with a voice resembling that of Vybz Kartel’s, born Adidja Palmer.


In the audio recordings, the person could be heard telling someone else that Lizard and another man lost his new shoes and he wants them back.

The chief prosecution witness told the court that shoes was another name for gun and lace was another name for bullets.

Here is transcript:

August 14, 2011 at 2:42 PM.

“Hombre den yuh no know say [expletive] Lizard and Wee ago call my phone today and tell me seh dem cyaan find di two [expletives] new shoes dem weh mi gi dem dawg. Seh dem lock dem in a waan house weh a build dawg. In a [expletives] house yuh lock two shoes an cyan find mi [expletives] shoes bredrin an a come tell me [expletives] a mi ears dawg. Yow mi just a tel dem seh mek sure mi get mi shoes by 8 o’clock inno badman.”

August 14, 2011 at 2:42 PM.

“As weh mi tel yuh hombre di man weh dem gi di [expletives] shoes fi lock dawg. If 8 o’clock come an mi nuh get mi shoes a di same [expletives] ting dawg. Suh if dem waan dem fren dem better get mi [expletives] shoe. Yo more time mi doe even love follow up certain science ting inno dawg. But yuh know say a gal tell mi seh she call a woman an di woman can tell har instantly say a di bwoy weh guh country weh day yah move di shoes fi sell it. Fi sell dem. Move di shoes dem fi sell dem inno dawg.”

August 14, 2011 at 3:37 PM.

“Di [expletives] dem a tell mi seh dem cyan find two a mi shoes inno dawg. Mi ago kill one a dem inno. Mi gi dem til o’clock fi get back mi [expletives] mi shoe. Is a dead [expletives] man dat inno

August 14, 2011 at 3:37 PM.

“So mi mek sure tell di man dem seh mi waan mi [expletives] shoes by 8 o’clock or mi ago [expletives] up two a dem inno dawg.”

August 14, 2011 at 5:49 PM.

“Mi a tel dem fi tel dah bwoy deh seh if mi nuh get back mi shoes him and him [expletives] mumma ago dead inno badman.”

August 14, 2011 at 6:10 PM.

“Nah haffi seh nuttin badman mi dun a pree dat already mi jus waan dem go back fi mi shoes dats mi caan sen dem down pon di Gaza dawg. [expletives] dem mumma. If dem waan dem go make some one pop and mek wi hear say dem have one pop up deh and wi go kill two a dem.

More voice notes will be played in court on Monday when the trial resumes.

The prosecution will also introduce a 2 minutes and 17 seconds video implicating Vybz Kartel.

The prosecution will be calling a voice expert to the witness stand to make a comparison.

Authorities say Vybz Kartel, Shawn “Storm” Campbell, Kahira Jones, André St John, and Shane Williams beat Clive “Lizard” Williams to death on August 16, 2011 at a house in Havendale.

Police say Williams was killed over two missing guns belonging to Vybz Kartel.

His body was never found.


  1. So lets get this straight.. so lizard n wee he gave the gun but the is a third party who took it away.. kartel seek who have it from a female who know a obeah woman.. who told her that a so have it… whose guns was it really?

  2. well yuh sound real bitter.

  3. MI love how yuh dun it big up yuh self

  4. Jamaican judicial system is so third world,god bless America.

  5. If big kartel walk free it I wouldn’t surprise me becuz they taking too long to say guilty with all those evidence tex message say people ago dead , eye witness , ect becuz bobylon never have so much evidence with jah cure case .

    • Finally sumbody seeing it from my perspective….why prolong the case if u have that much so called evidence

  6. vybz fartsmell Mek wi see if u money ar u science man can help u MURDERER!

  7. Somebody stop di bleeding

  8. Ok good…..peace

  9. Haven’t we been here before.The prosecution introduces some evidence and we all panic and say ‘Kartel guilty’.His lawyers cross examine the witnesses and poke holes into the testimony.Wait til Kartel’s lawyers cross examine

  10. Gaza slim your prison cell is waiting for you – fu—ng fool – Kartel you just dead – do us a big favor – take your fans with you to prison – dancehall do not need them – I hope you get at least 50 year at least

  11. Him guilty kartel burst him own bubbles like a big clown ghetto boy get the riches and dash it away a joke mi nuh happy or sorry fi him case him too loud with him thing if the law find him guilty hope him nuh drop the cake soup .@humbless mi stp trace with you zeen you say u live in the states and if tis case were in the states the case would be trow out that’s jus yr opinion mi live in the states aswell Miami in my opinion kartel would be guilty long time with all those evidence plus him his a black man them would lock him already . You mine telling me were in the states you live ?

    • I live in Carol City. I love both artist Kartel and Movado. Me not living or being from Jamaica u see no difference in the artists. I don’t have to say gully or Gaza because all I say is the music is wicked. Okay I’m done. It is what it is.

      • Ok mi a come look fi u one day becuz u are my Nex door neighbor lol and the reason why me cures u is becuz u say the case would av throw out mi nuh think suh mi highly disagree with dat part bt fu@- it you have yr opinion and mi have mine . Big up one love fi me and you.

    • Sorry to say but if it was in the states neither of the evidence could be admitted since the way they were extracted I’d in contrary toothed fifth ammendment.

      • Someone with a lot of sense…teach “burn gaza” please. I am not saying he is innocent but the way the police went about it is a violation of the accused men CHARTER rights. The police took the law in their own hands (prejudice). Human rights comes before any man made law (facts). So the way these officers gathered and tampered with the evidence would have cause a judge to throw this out or not allow certain so called evidence into this trial!!

      • These men just need a couple of real LAWYERS that’s all..lol!!

      • You sound badmine and yr name sound like a home sexual name

      • The outcome of a case mostly depends on how good your lawyer is. How knowledgeable, experienced, informed and smart he is.

      • to me mr finson is a good lawyr but just working on a name thus far.

      • Chuck off Ina yr fada bad mine boy mi burn law all law is for poor people u can’t tech me nothing becuz u sound bad mine . Wen we a make step we nuh do it Ina our own house we bleach pon you wait till u come from yr party or were ever a nuh body nah see wen mi a send u home pu—hole .

  12. This is false they don’t know who was actually speaking on the voice notes. The Observer and The Gleaner says otherwise.

  13. Kartel came from nothing he should have humble himself . Corey Todd said Vybz Kartel was a change person he had the wrong people around him . It’s piss me off that people Kartel have around him most people don’t know who the hell they are except Shawn Storm . If Kartel is found guilty he had every thing he would be an idiot to throw it away .

  14. Lol don’t you mean fire lol serious idiot bwoy should set a good example for da rest a da thiefs dem lol rats and thief alike u right fire bun!!

  15. I think Vybz Kartel will be going away for a very long time. If he is found not guilty then something is wrong with the jurors or they get pay off. No evidence is better than video or audio. This fool incriminate himself.

  16. Yo kill another bredda mek yuh proud ?a dat make yuh feels seh yuh badman? Lets deal with a Justice.fyah bun