10 Fun Facts you didn't know about about Jamaican rapper Vybz Kartel

• Vybz Kartel is currently in prison for murder.

• He is among the most famous rappers in Jamaica and around the world.

Jamaican rapper Vybz Kartel

Jamaican star Vybz Kartel has been trending.

Kartel who is well known as 'Teacha' had a hearing for his bail application set for May 30, 2024.

The whole world was watching. Sadly he and and two of his three co-accused will remain behind bars after a judge rejected the habeas corpus application submitted by their attorneys Thursday.

Below are things you did not know about him.


  •  His real name is Adidja Palmer
  • Aged 48 in 2024 (born in 1976)
  • Started his career as a teenager in 1993.
  • He is a father of 7,  three of those are with Tanesha 'Shorty' Johnson and four are with other women.
  • Sentenced to life in 2014 for the killing of Clive "Lizard" Williams.
  •  His murder conviction was overturned in March 2024.
  • His habeas corpus application (protects against unlawful and indefinite imprisonment) was denied on May 30, 2024.
  • Became a grandfather for the first time in 2020 while still in jail.
  •  Released his most successful album 'King of the Dancehall' while in jail.
  • Released a 10-track album, 'To Tanesha', which was dedicated to his ex-girlfriend and mother of his three children, Tanesha Johnson in January 2020.

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Jamaincan rapper Vybz Kartel