The fallout from the split between businessman Corey Todd and deejay Vybz Kartel continued to mushroom yesterday as Todd appeared on the popular programme, Onstage on CVM. He said that the popular nightclub The Building is now closed because of threats made against his life and that there will be no events there in the foreseeable future.
"I don't want him coming to my funeral and crying like me and him a friend, because we're not," Todd told TV host Winford Williams last night.
Todd also said that no other events will be held in the Building because neither he nor Kartel's name is on the lease and any move to enter the Building would constitute 'breaking and entering'.
"Kartel doesn't even have a key for the Building," Todd said. The weekly Girls Night Out party was not held last night in the nightclub and several disappointed patrons were turned away from its doors.
He outlined a disturbing trend in Kartel's behaviour after the Street Vybz company bought the S-Class benz for Kartel. He made the remarks during a recent IRIE FM interview.
"He wants his music only to play in the club, he wants to beat up selectors...he made remarks that I don't say Gaza anymore...it just got to the point of being ridiculous...he is a real devious and greedy person and he has bad intentions, I will move on with my life and wish him the best," he said.
Todd will likely lose millions of dollars as a result of his decision.
“I will lose millions, tons of money but I am not motivated by money. Money does not define me. I built this and I will build it again,” Todd said. “I don’t know this new Vybz Kartel; I haven’t known him for quite a while. Enough is enough. "
In the meantime, Vybz Kartel has insisted that he will be performing at the Building this Sunday as part of his scheduled satellite hook up performance for this year's Best of the Best concert in Miami, Florida.
'First and foremost, people can come out to the building on Sunday and expect a brilliant performance by Vybz Kartel," Kartel told IRIE yesterday evening.
As it relates to the allegations of threats made against Todd's life, he said:
"That is now a legal matter and I will rest that in the hands of my lawyers, because that sounds very defaming to my character and very slanderous. I guess he is making a mountain out of a mole hill, but you know, that everything that happens in Vybz Kartel's life, good or bad, we just take it with a smile," he said in a radio interview yesterday.