Mick Jagger Names Jay Z & Jamaican Vybz Kartel as favorite artists
In a Twitter Q & A session, Mick Jagger named Jay Z and incarcerated Jamaican dancehall artist Vybz Kartel as his top two favorites. As for why he enjoys Jay, he cited the veteran rapper’s entire body of work and his “great tunes.”
The Rolling Stones frontman also pointed to Vybz Kartel’s unique style as the reason he likes his music.
Adidja Azim Palmer (born 7 January 1976) better known as Vybz Kartel, is a Jamaican dancehall reggae artist, songwriter & businessman. Some of his singles include “Clarks”, “Ramping Shop”, “Poor People Land”, “Tell You Say”, “Summertime”, “Dancehall Hero” “Like Christmas” and Major Lazer collab “Pon De Floor”.
Kartel is now serving life imprisonment for the murder of Clive ‘Lizard’ William at his home in Havendale, a suburb north of Kingston, on 16 August 2011. He was sentenced on 3 April 2014 and will not be eligible for parole for 35 years.