KINGSTON, Jamaica-Jamaican police are denying reports that reggae star Vybz Kartel, real name Adidja Palmer has escaped from prison after being charged with two murders. According to reports, 12 officers were injured and one died after Vybz and seven other prisoners held up guards at gunpoint before taking officers’ clothing and car keys to escape. […]

KINGSTON, Jamaica— A judge in Jamaica has refused bail for a popular rapper facing two murder charges. The ruling Wednesday rejects a bail application by 35-year-old Vybz Kartel (VIBES KAR-tel) in the slaying of a 27-year-old music promoter who was gunned down on a street corner in July. Resident Magistrate Opal Smith has not given […]

KINGSTON, Jamaica — One of Jamaica’s most popular deejays has been charged with murder. A police statement issued Monday evening says dancehall star Vybz Kartel was charged with murder, conspiracy to murder and illegal possession of a firearm. Police accuse the rapper, whose real name is Adijah Palmer, of conspiring with others to kill a […]