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“He offered me the great escape from poverty” Vybz Kartel says


Dancehall legend Vybz Kartel on Tuesday took to social media to share a major shout out to Bounty Killer.

According to Vybz, Bounty Killer is the “Einstein” of dancehall music world wide.

Vybz Kartel also showered Bounty whom he called his “dancehall father” with a ton of praise.

Vybz credited Bounty with the huge success in the industry saying that he helped many youth rise up from poverty because he natured their talent.

“Just check di amount of youth killa help realise dem potential. Both artiste producer promoter, plus the joy weh him bring to di fans and the raw truth weh him talk! Me love di General like a father/as a father and a mentor a teacher and a provider who offered me the ‘great escape’ from poverty and be able to take care of my family and make my kids live a more comfortable life than i had growing up. Bless up mi General @grunggaadzilla #Alliance #warlordfromuppawardyard #poorpeopleGovana #CrossAngryMiserable #Dancehall,” he wrote

In his response, Bounty Killer revealed that Vybz is his most successful protégé.

“Wow what a monument of acknowledgement the highest and richest compliment Black Power IF A WARLORD DID RULE DI WORLD u know rest son,” Killa wrote. “But it was one of the greatest thing I did when I shared the platform with u though it’s my biggest introduction to the business to date and I was even so amazed a few days ago when I heard @bujuofficial said u are indeed the MAN respect to him to acknowledged that,” he continued. “Just looking back at 1999 about 21yrs ago that time only me u and Butler could see this day coming, life is the greatest master just like most of the greats is after we are long gone they gonna realized the difference we had made Even We Gone We Live Forever Love You Son,” wrote Bounty

The post sparked a series of responses from the Dancehall industry among them Busta Rhymes and Steflon Don.

Busta Rhymes wrote, “Di God’s dem a reason!! God and God Sun!!” Also, while Steflon said “I was listening to all his old stuff just the other day thinking damn I wish we still had all the real Generals in this Game,”