Guyana: Singer banned by National Broadcasting Association

27 September 2011

  The Guyana National Broadcasting Association announced on 21 September 2011 that the Jamaican dancehall singer Vybz Kartel (real name: Adidja Palmer) has been banned from public airwaves in Guyana. Martin Goolsarran, a spokesman for the state-owned radio outlet, National Communications Network, said that Vybz Kartel’s music – and its …

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Guyana: Ban lifted on ‘gangsta’ dancehall stad

23 September 2009

Several countries in the Carribean have barred the Jamaican dancehall artist Mavado citing that his lyrics advocate violence. In Guyana, the goverment lifted the ban, causing a heated public debate. 28-year-old Jamaican singer Mavado (real name: David Constatine Brooks) is known around the world for his gangsta music, and he …

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