Adidja Azim Palmer (born 7 January 1976) better known as Vybz Kartel, is a Jamaican musical artist, record producer and entrepreneur. Among his various nicknames, he is referred to as “World Boss”and has been recognized as one of genre’s most prolific and skilled lyricists credited with further popularizing dancehall.
Kartel’s singles have achieved cultural ubiquity across the Caribbean, including “Ramping Shop” (2009), “Summer Time” and “Dancehall Hero” (2013). Having collaborated with a number of internationally prominent hip hop and R&B artists such as Major Lazor, Rihanna and Jay Z . He has also been credited as an inspiration for the dancehall-infused work of a number of Western artists, including Drake , who has cited Kartel as being one of his “biggest inspirations”.
In 2014, Kartel was sentenced to Life Imprisonment. He will be eligible for parole once he has served 35 years in jail. Despite being imprisoned, Karte continues to release new music prolifically, releasing over 50 new songs in 2016 alone.
Grace Latoya Hamilton known professionally as Spice, is a Jamaican dancehall recording artist, singer and songwriter. Her career began when she made her debut performance at the annual music festival Sting in 2000, and subsequently became the protégé of fellow deejay Baby Cham.
Spice initially gained major recognition after releasing her controversial single “Romping Shop” with Vybz Kartel in 2009. She continued to gain more recognition after releasing her single “So Mi Like It” in 2014. She is now crowned “Queen Of Dancehall” by dancehall supporters. Spice is making business related moves on the International scene, she was featured on Vogue an American fashion and lifestyle magazine made up of many components including fashion, beauty, culture, living, and runway, they qouted “. It was a perfect example of the artist’s fearless, ever-changing wardrobe—one that is redefining dancehall style”. She has mainstream celebrity supporters who supports her work such as Nicki Minaj , Cardi B, Missy Elliot and many more.. 2017 has been treating spice good she has alot of Endorsement deals and Collaborations with mainstream artistes we wish her nothing but the best on her journey with her career.
Dancehall artist who rose to fame after she was discovered and taken under the wing of Bounty Killer. She then went on to join the label DownSound Records and release several popular single.
She is now a freelance artist known mostly for controversies, one of her biggest hit “Equal Rights” is bringing the culture’s ongoing oral sex debate back in the spotlight. While she is getting a lot of criticism from her male fans, the dancehall diva seems to be attracting more female fans.
She was only six years old when she wrote her first song and by the age of eight had recorded her first track.
She has graced the stage at numerous Jamaican festivals including Reggae Sumfest.
Her father was also a singer and worked with legendary 80s producer King Jammy.
She worked with producer Safaree Samuels to create singles like “Vroom Vroom,” “Oola La la,” and “Cheerful Giver.”