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PRESS RELEASE: Vybz Kartel’s “Fever” Rises


Just a few days after the release of Fever, the first single from Vybz Kartel’s “King of the Dancehall” album, the accompanying video has already amassed over 300 thousand views on YouTube. The video was directed by Jay Will/ Game Over who creatively conceptualized the masterpiece.

The video is a raunchy, sexy one that brings the words of the song to life. The lead girl in the video suffers from uncontrollable heat in her dreams, bringing on a “fever”; when she awakes she is feverish and covered in sweat. No doubt the video will continue to grow in popularity, as comments are pouring in by the minute.The song Fever comes as an instant gratification when someone purchases “King of the Dancehall”, which was made available for pre-order May 6th exclusively on iTunes.

Distributed by Zojak World Wide, the album will be available exclusively to Apple Music subscribers on June 3rd, the same day  the third instant gratification track, ‘Colouring This Life’, will be offered in the iTunes store. Apple Music will offer exclusive streaming one week before the album is available for download on June 10th , a service usually reserved for major label artists.

“King of the Dancehall” contains never before released tracks from Vybz Kartel, all recorded by the prolific artiste before his incarceration.  The album is a collaborative effort between Adidjahiem Records/TJ Records. Over the years Vybz Kartel has created a strong following with his creative and ingenious lyrics and he shows no signs of slowing down now.

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NEW VIDEO: @Nardwuar Interviews @Drake x @OVO40


Recently, popular Canadian Media Personality Nardwuar Interviewed the “6 GodDrake, and friend and longtime Producer Noah “40” Shebib. Filmed in Toronto, Canada a.k.a. “The 6ix“, Drake and 40 shared with Nardwuar some aspects of their backgrounds including growing up and 40 and Drake’s first record, “Views“, their influences including the late Rapper Biggie Smalls, Common, the Houston, Toronto, and Memphis Hip Hop scenes, and the Reggae/Dancehall including acts like King Tubby, Mavado, Popcaan, and Vybz Kartel. Drake also mentioned having conversations about Vybz Kartel’s music with fellow Artist PartyNextDoor, and being a fan of King Tubby’s music. It’s an hour long video, so be sure to tune in. Check out the video below and share your thoughts in the comments section.

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PRESS RELEASE: Vybz Kartel’s “King of the Dancehall” Promises To Be A Success + “Fever” OMV


“King of the Dancehall” is the latest project to be released by Dancehall titan, Vybz Kartel. The project is a collaborative effort between Adidjahiem Records and TJ Records in association with Zojak World Wide. This is great news for the “World Boss” supporters, as the album becomes available for pre-order May 6th exclusively on iTunes. Fans can order the full album and receive the first single, “Fever”, as instant gratification. Also on May 6th the “Fever” music video, directed by Game Over/Jay Will, launches via YouTube and Vevo. On May 20th the “Western Union” track will be available for instant gratification.

The album will be available exclusively to Apple Music subscribers on June 3rd, the same day the third instant gratification track, “Colouring This Life”, will be offered in the iTunes store. Apple Music will offer exclusive streaming one week before the album is available for download on June 10th , a service usually reserved for major label artists and a great honour for a Jamaican artist. iTunes will be supporting the album through special marketing and promotions in a manner they don’t typically do for Reggae/Dancehall.

“King of the Dancehall” contains never before released tracks from Vybz Kartel, all recorded by the prolific Artist before his incarceration. The tracks have been carefully completed by renowned Producer Linton “TJ” White of TJ Records, with whom Kartel has established a solid working relationship over the years. Kartel says, “We’re imploring the fans to go out and support the album, not just for Vybz Kartel’s sake, but for the sake of DANCEHALL. Let’s show the world we can still pull some big numbers in our genre too”.

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PRESS RELEASE: @IAmTheKartel’s “King Of The Dancehall” Album Set To Be Released


Adidjahiem Records/TJ Records in association with Zojak World Wide are excited to announce the release of “King of the Dancehall”, the brand new album from Dancehall Icon, Vybz Kartel. The 14-track set contains all-exclusive, never before released tracks from the “World Boss” Vybz Kartel. Recorded by the prolific artist before his incarceration, the tracks have been carefully completed by renowned Dancehall producer Linton ‘TJ’ White of TJ Records and Adidjahiem the label known for “bussing” artists like Popcaan, Jah Vinci, Lisa Hyper, Tommy Lee Sparta and more, as well as the Billboard chart topping hit “Romping Shop.” Fans who have been longing to hear Kartel at his best will not be disappointed.

Kartel says “King of the Dancehall” is not a 14 song compilation, it’s a masterpiece, an album that encompasses the very essence of Adidja Palmer and by extension, The Jamaican experience,” stated Kartel (aka Adidja Palmer) in a written statement released to the media. “King of the Dancehall” will reinforce Vybz Kartel’s status as not just another self-proclaimed King, but as the people’s champion. The man who has created a movement like no other in DANCEHALL – the true KING!!!”

As the title suggests, the album is dancehall to its core. In another part of his statement Kartel, also known to his fans as “The Teacha” said “This album will bring its listeners into the world of hardcore DANCEHALL, not some ‘pop music’ watered down version. It will give you a peek into my Jamaica. Not the one on the tourist board ads, but the real Jamaica…DANCEHALL JAMAICA”

Distributed by Zojak World Wide, the album will hit stores on June 10th and fans can pre-order the album exclusively on iTunes starting May 6th. Listeners are in for a musical experience from the “World Boss” who is truly a voice of the people.

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NEW MUSIC: @IAmTheKartel – One Phone Call


Premiered recently on Drake’s OVO Sound Radio, we get another single from the “World Boss“, Vybz Kartel. Titled “One Phone Call” and produced by Rvssian for Head Concussion Records, Vybz drops this one for the ladies as he states “Me deh deh fi you (I’ll be there for you)” and whenever his lady needs him he’s one phone call away. Vybz Kartel continues to flex his versatility in his music, even while incarcerated. Look out for his new project to hit the streets soon! Check out the track below and share your thoughts in the comments section.

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