As sad as it might sound, in the paradise island of Jamaica, a convicted murderer is more loved and revered than the king of reggae who taught peace and love with his music.
According to a recent online poll by 18 Karat Reggae, Vybz Kartel is the country’s favorite entertainer in a head to head comparison with Bob Marley.
Vybz Kartel led Bob Marley by 3 points, 46 percent to 43 percent among Jamaicans who consider themselves fans of reggae and dancehall music. The poll was conducted online throughout the Month of October and had a margin of error of plus or minus 3.46 percent.
It is important to point out that the poll did not consider any historical or international importance of either entertainer. Rather it focused on right now and only in Jamaica. The poll question simply ask: “Between Bob Marley and Vybz Kartel, whose music do…
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