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January 29, 2010

‘AMEN GET RID AH DI BWOY’



BY STARAPPLE

Well the week started off on a violent note. Hmmm. Nothing new here I suppose since we are talking about Jamaica. This time though it involved former Empire Princess, Gaza Kim who as rebranded herself as Kym. Apparently, she received a firm whacking from men allegedly affiliated with the Empire who branded her as an informer. Many rumours abounded:


a. She allegedly informed Shorty [Kartel’s apparent number 1] of Kartel’s infidelity and was physically punished by Empire members.
b. She allegedly informed Shorty of the infidelity and was beaten by Empire ardents.
c. She allegedly informed Shorty of the cheating and men instructed by Kartel were ordered to mete out punishment.
d. She allegedly informed Shorty of a specific woman The Teacha was sleeping with and he along with other Empire followers beat her clean T.

Whatever the truth or reason, the reality is that the beaten took place. Only 17 years of age the young lady decided to leave the camp, but take note that that it is only a physical departure. Recent reports have informed that she signed away her publishing rights for all previously recorded material whilst in the Empire and is still contracted to Kartel’s record label for another six (6) years. Interesting!! I find this rather interesting, Prince anyone, or should I say ARTISTE. Remember when he felt trapped and changed his name from Prince to just The Artiste. Maybe Kym is hoping that by changing her name from Gaza Kim to Kym will make her a new artiste. Perhaps legally it is a way out, but let us not fool ourselves we know badmanism is rife in our dancehall culture. That aside what is even more frightening is that many older artistes would cuss about how producers would take all their rights so now if they don’t perform or do dubs they cannot get any money from composition royalties. Many articles and discussions have been written and had about the rights of the musicians, writers, and artistes yet it seems as though many are ignorant or just too hungry to get in the entertainment circle that they just sign and sign to anything just to get a piece of the spotlight. Knowledge is power, but it can be a destructive weapon by those who possess it. It is indeed ironic that Kartel besides singing about violence and sex, spits rhymes about injustices and inequality yet it seems many an injustice takes place in the Big Yard.

Hopefully, contained therein the contract is a clause which would allow an artiste to exit if physical breach to his or her person or mental state occurs. Even if there is no such clause it is obvious that the traumatized young lady has no express desire to remain a part of ‘The Empire’ so why bind her hands?

A request for a lobby by on air and in the dance deejays has been suggested to release Gaza Kim for her contract, but even if that were to happen, what about ‘cyan ketch kwaki ketch him shut’ [if you can’t directly get to your target you attack their other points of weakness] and we know certain artistes vest their minds deeply on the 48 Laws of Power.

It would be deeply regrettable if anyone from the Alliance or aligned to the Alliance would seek to make mockery of the Gaza Kim beating in song or rhyme. We all know what would occur. Gully vs Gaza year 2 and another year of corrosion to Jamaican music. This would only help to eradicate the hard work put in by older artistes and help to line the pockets of a few who take advantage of the highly illiterate Jamaican population both in Jamaica and in the diaspora and persons who like to listen to Top 10 Jamaican music so they can feel ‘IRIE’ or be in the loop.

It’s a shame and utter disgrace this incident and even though Kym might ‘Amen get rid ah di bwoy’, it will haunt her in years to come and even women who enjoy dancehall. We really need to take a stand. In life there is Sun and Moon, Day and Night, Dry and Wet and the combination of them makes for balance in life. Chauvinistic behavior in dominance really does not help in forward movement.

I hope this is not a sick joke by the Empire for publicity or maybe many pundits were right that the Empire will soon fall apart. You can trick a person once but you can’t keep tricking them over and over with techniques that follow a familial path.

77 comments:

  1. All I want to know,, is why JahVinci dont leave, everybody else can stay.....lol but seriously...I think we need to boycott Kartel for at least a month , playing none of his songs nowhere in dancehall and on radio.

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  2. This article was well written. I enjoyed your deep exploration of what's really going on in the biz. As for Kym, I'll just have to pray for her and hope for the best. She's still very young and impressionable...maybe too naive to be involved in something so complicated and possibly dangerous such as the Empire and the dancehall music biz...don't know how successful her career will be or how safe she will be now that she has left and changed her name. I guess we'll have to wait and see...

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  3. Boycott Kartel for a month?? I would say for at least a year. The dance hall thing was getting out of hand before..but he has come along and added fuel to the fire.. and destroy the whole thing.He is very controling..and controling people are usually very insecure.

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  4. if kym is 17 . that contract is not legally binding . she is underage so she cannot sign any contract without her parents consent . anyone who know her tell her to get a laywer who can check fudiciary laws where minors are concern

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  5. why are these female dis jocks still playing all these katel on their radio shows, they should be the first Boycott him, he is woman beater.

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  6. Don't really know if this girl changing her name
    is going make things different, am really sorry to hear though but she is young and have her whole life a head of her hope she makes it.

    and on a different note i really like this article and it was well done like it

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  7. crazy stuff am tired of this whole gaza beatings . and this gaza "cas,cas" enough of it now. why cant these people in the music biz live good we want to hear good music!!!!
    thats where am at. DAMN!!

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  8. THE girl is not 17, she's 19.. will be 20 this year... Plus she even stated her age on ER last friday... Ray Alexanda...Get propa information next Time!!!

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  9. Does the age of the artiste even matter or is the act of what happened and the frequency of it in the camp of more importance. You get it correct nit picker #8

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  10. I don't for a second believe Vybz Kartel being behind the beatings, but as a person who put himself in a position like his, he naturally has to deal with the matter in a responsable way. That includes guiding The artist formerly known as Gaza Kim in which actions to take on (which he has done in the press statement), and follow up on sanctions towards the Neanderthals behind the beatings. As for the ARTIST herself, it is highly important to point out the violators to the "relevant authorities". As much as we need to take a stand (quote starapple), she too needs to. no matter age.

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