Vybz Kartel saw greatest in Jamaican reggae and dancehall music since the inception of his career in the early 2000.
This rare footage of the incarcerated deejay showing him accepting an award while praising the local music industry.
“Jamaica music industry is such a powerful force and dancehall and reggae is just two powerful genre of music worldwide that awards like this is a good reflection on dancehall music,” Kartel said.
You can see former Portmore Empire artist Black Ryno in the background.
Vybz Kartel, born Adidja Palmer, has been behind bars since September 2011. He was arrested and slapped with two murder charges and was eventually found guilty on one of them.
Last year he was sentenced to life in a maximum security prison and will have to serve 35 years behind he is eligible for parole.