Kartel alleges death threats….again
– Fails to show up for Jamzone concert
Jamaican Dancehall entertainer, Adidja “Vybz Kartel” Palmer failed to turn up in Guyana for the Regional Night of this year’s Jamzone Summer Break amidst alleged death threats made against the artiste.
Kartel was booked to perform last night at the National Stadium along with the Gully side leader, Mavado who honoured his commitment to organisers Hits and Jams Entertainment and his many fans in Guyana.
However, it is reported that as Kartel boarded a Caribbean Airlines aircraft to head to the event, he walked off the plane just minutes before takeoff; allegedly pretending to be ill and persuading flight attendants to allow him to leave the plane immediately.
When asked for a valid reason why he left the plane, Kartel explained to the Jamaica Star, “Some man a Guyana want to either kill me or kidnap me and I have nothing more to say.”
It’s not the first time Kartel has failed to turn up to perform in Guyana. He removed himself from a show in 2009 due to similar happenings. Kartel was reportedly refusing any flights to Guyana given the threats he’s claimed to have received.
According to the Promoters, patrons who did not attend last night’s concert due to Kartel’s absence could collect a full refund on Monday on presentation of their concert ticket at the location where it was purchased.