Imprisoned Dancehall superstar, Vybz Kartel, could be allowed to record music while serving his 35 years sentence at the Tower Street Correctional Facility in Central Kingston.
Vybz Kartel, who is serving 35-years in prison for the murder of Clive ‘Lizard’ Williams, was unexpectedly moved from the Horizon Remand Center two weeks ago.
It was alleged that items that could be used to record music were confiscated from his cell. However, authorities have yet to confirm the allegations.
Throughout his sentence, Vybz Kartel maintains that all his work being released were recorded before his 2011 incarceration.
In a recent interview with RollingStone Magazine, the “Worl Boss” deejay denies rumors that he has been recording music in prison. His legal team has also dispelled the rumors.
A sources told Hype Life Magazine that “it is very possible he may get to record in prison at GP.”
“The correctional officers are in full support as it may help with rehabilitation efforts with other inmates,” the source revealed.
“They also have a full studio there,” the source added.
The Tower Street Correctional Facility, popularly known as GP, has a recording studio and a low frequency radio station FREE FM, which broadcasts within the precincts of the prison.
Years ago, Reggae artiste, Jah Cure, recorded three albums while incarcerated at Tower Street.
The proceeds from his songs were used to support the rehabilitation programme in the prison.
We’ll see in the near future if Vybz Kartel is in fact granted permission to continue doing music.