Dexta Daps Arrested For allegedly Slapping Jamaican Police in the Face
A video has surfaced on social media showing fast rising entertainer Dexta Daps, known for the very popular ladies anthem ‘Seven Eleven on the Intoxxicated Riddim, being roughed up by members of the Jamaica Constabulary Force at the Sangster International Airport, Hype Life Magazine witnessed.
In the video, Dexter Daps clad in a grey T-shirt and white short pants can be seen arguing with the lawmen and was subsequently physically forced to the ground in what appears to be an attempt by the officers to arrest him.
“Dexta Daps was parked illegally in the airport when he was approached by police officers who told him to move. After the exchanging of words the conversation got heated and evolved into a physical battle,” said a onlooker from the scene.
“The police was trying to put Dexta in to the car, but the artist resisted and drew extra force in order to be subdued.”
It is still unclear as to the reason he was accosted, however, a very upset Dexta Daps is heard saying he will not allow the officers to arrest him.
As the melee unfold a large crowd of onlookers can be seen gathering in the vicinity of the incident.
“Mi all hear sey him significant other who was scheduled to board her flight to America had to turn back because of this peesa excitement,” said another onlooker on the scene.
Dexta Daps, whose given name is Louis Grandison, hails from the Seaview Gardens community in St Andrew.
The 26-year-old said his early influences in music came from dancehall heavyweights such as Shabba Ranks, Bounty Killa, and Elephant Man — who all came from his community.
“I used to listen their songs and then go deejay them to my friends until I started writing my own songs,” he said.
Watch the footage for your revision and to form your own opinion of what transpired.
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