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Gays Protesting Capleton In New York Goes In Vain

Capleton was in fine form at BB King Club and Grill in New York last weekend despite a massive protest from gay rights group to axe him off the show.

The protest comes only days after gays protest against Queen Ifrica causing the promoter of a show in New York to take her off the roster.

SEE ALSO: Capleton Attacked By Gay Protester At California Concert [VIDEO]

The Jamaica Anti-Homophobia Stand (JAHS) issued a statement condemning Capleton’s performance.

“The protest calls for the cancellation and condemns the promotion of and profiting from anti-gay hateful music here in NYC where LGBT lives and rights are valued.”

“Jamaican reggae performer Capleton is known for his songs that call for LGBT people to be killed and makes comments from the stage calling for LGBT people to be killed. Capleton signed the Reggae Compasionate Act agreement (an agreement to not promote hatred and violence) in the middle of 2007 and broke the agreement on 12/24/07.”

But despite the protest Capleton did performed and was well received by the crowd.


  1. I think it’s unfair that they protest because of his views against gays everyone is entitled to their own opinion no matter how harsh it is. The LGBT don’t see straight religious people protesting their events or engagements. I’d they don’t like him don’t go to his shows don’t spoil it for the rest of us who barley get to see kid Jamaican artist peform.

  2. Ha Ha…

  3. Finally a promoter got the courage. Big up yuself. Just ignore them and do your work.

  4. slewwwwwwwwwwwwwwwww dem and if uno never know capleton is the real fire man and if uno nuh like it doh come wah fire ah blaze.

    • realtalk fire mek we light it and bun up battyman straight no apology me no like dem GOD no like unnu GUNSHOT

  5. where is the free choice and freedom of speech for man that like sperm to go to a egg in a woman womb and bring soul into this world?its discrimination that freedom of speech is only for man to man that dumping sperm a soul into waste matter and fouly smell gas . the african blacks all over this earth freedom of speech are dispected are treated one million time worse than man to man sex that disrespect mother nature, no respect for the creator of this planet.the creator has time, bob marley said you think you in heaven but you living in hell . the creator will take back the free choice from human.

  6. GUNSHOT FI ALL BATTYMAN STRAIGHT PEOPLE LET US PRAY.Our Father, who art in heaven, hallowed be thy Name,
    thy kingdom come,
    thy will be done,
    on earth as it is in heaven.
    Give us this day our daily bread.
    And forgive us our tresspasses,
    as we forgive those
    who trespass against us.
    And lead us not into temptation,
    but deliver us from evil.
    For thine is the kingdom,
    and the power, and the glory,
    for ever and ever. Amen.