Adidja Azim Palmer (born 7 January 1976) better known as Vybz Kartel, is a Jamaican recording artist, record producer and entrepreneur. Some of his singles include “Clarks”, “Romping Shop”, “Summertime”, “Dancehall Hero” and “Fever” (2016) Kartel has worked on collaborations and remixes with hip hop and R&B musicians Jay-Z, Rihanna, Missy Elliott, Busta Rhymes, M.I.A, Pharrell Williams, Fifth Harmony, Kardinal Offishall, Akon, Jim Jones, Lil Wayne and Eminem. In 2009 his song featuring female Jamaican deejay Spice, “Ramping Shop”, debuted on the Billboard Top 100 Singles charts, and “Dollar Sign” being in regular rotation on urban radio stations in the US.
His 2010 single “Clarks” was one of his biggest international successes, remaining in the top 3 Reggae Singles gaining the most radio plays in North America for 40 weeks. “Clarks” was also featured on the TV series So You Think You Can Dance Canada, and on a CNN segment on dancehall dance. MTV’s Vice Guide to Dancehall featured Kartel at his weekly dance party, Street Vybz Thursday.
After splitting with Bounty Killer-led Alliance in 2006. He started To train his upcoming Artist called Joshua Kennedy (Mr. Moban) by stage name originating from West Africa Ghana, Kartel joined the Portmore Empire, a group of dancehall DJ’s and singers from his Portmore neighborhood that he signed to his newly founded Adidjahiem/Notnice Records. Members of the group as of 2011 were: Popcaan, Deva Bratt (founder), Gaza Slim, Shawn Storm, Sheba, Gaza Indu, Tommy Lee, Singing Maxwell, Singa Blinga, Lenny Mattic. Former members include Lisa Hype, Gaza Kim, Blak Ryno, Jah Vinci, Dosa Medicine and Merital Family.
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