Vybz Kartel

Jamaican musician, singer, composer, record producer and entrepreneur

Adidja Azim Palmer (born 7 January 1976) better known as Vybz Kartel, is a Jamaican dancehall musician. Kartel started a line of liquor in 2008.

Vybz Kartel
Birth nameAdidja Azim Palmer
Also known asWorld Boss
Born (1976-01-07) January 7, 1976 (age 46)
Portmore, Jamaica
Genres
Occupation(s)
  • Singer
  • songwriter
  • rapper
  • record producer
  • record executive
  • entrepreneur
  • deejay
  • composer
Years active1995–present
Labels
Websiteiamthekartel.com

CareerEdit

Kartel has worked with Jay-Z, Rihanna, Missy Elliott, Busta Rhymes, M.I.A, Pharrell, Kardinal Offishall, Akon, Jim Jones, Lil Wayne and Eminem.

Personal lifeEdit

On 29 September 2011, Kartel was arrested. Jamaica's Major Investigation Taskforce (MIT) charged him with murder. Kartel was found guilty after a 65-day trial.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. Staff; Press, Associated (14 March 2014). "Vybz Kartel found guilty of murder" – via www.theguardian.com.