Vybz Kartel is one of the biggest dancehall artists in the history of the genre and although he has been behind bars for four years now he is showing no signs of slowing down.
His one time protege Popcaan is also following in his footsteps. But what makes Vybz Kartel such a powerhouse in dancehall?
Fox 5 in New York did a featured on dancehall on Wednesday of this week and Vybz Kartel’s was reign on dancehall from prison was a big part of the segment.
Veteran dancehall DJ Jabba spoke about Vybz Kartel hungry for greatness as the driving force behind the incarcerated superstars massive growth in the music.
“He is always writing and always recording back to back,” he said.
Last year one of Vybz Kartel’s longtime producers told Urban Islandz that the deejay has a massive arsenal of unreleased material that will keep him relevant for a longtime to come.
Veteran singer Junior Reid and newcomer Alkaline were also featured on the segment.