He will be eligible for parole in 35 years. The show is now in its second season and has reportedly been renewed for a third next year. The dancehall star is currently serving life for a 2014 murder conviction. Vybz Kartel and his three co-accused, Shawn “Storm” Campbell, Andre St John, and Kahira Jones, have all maintained their innocence despite the mountain of evidence presented in the case against them. Shava!” The track is featured on the soundtrack for AMC’s hit series Preacher. The series was developed for AMC by Sam Catlin, Evan Goldberg, and Seth Rogen and starring Dominic Cooper. The first season averaged around 3 million viewers per episode, so these are ears that Vybz Kartel will reach and these might be folks who have never heard his music before. That juror, Livingston Caine, is now on trial for conspiracy and attempted bribery charges and faces a few years in prison if convicted. This year he did a collaboration with Mangi Mahal, “Balle! Throughout the two-month trial, the defense argued that police officers tampered with cellphone evidence presented in court and also intimidate one of the defense witnesses. As if that wasn’t enough, one member of the jury was arrested the same day the artist was convicted of murder. Tweet
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Vybz Kartel gets another mainstream feature this time on the soundtrack for AMC’s supernatural action serious Preacher. Vybz Kartel, real name Adidja Palmer, will get a shot to vindicate himself and walk free come February of next year when his appeal trial kicks off in the Appeal Court in Kingston. The Gazanation leader, aka Worl’Boss, has added significantly to his vast catalog during his time behind bars. The murder victim, Clive “Lizard” Williams, body was never found. For those of you who haven’t yet been watching, Preacher, it’s time to get on the bandwagon. Despite being incarcerated since 2011, Vybz Kartel has remained very much relevant in Jamaica’s dominant music form, dancehall.