Grenada: Government rejects popular Jamaican artist

28 April 2009

The Government of Grenada has denied performance work permits to popular Jamaican Dancehall artist Vybz Kartel and his band. The “red-hot” entertainer Vybz Kartel (real name: Adija Palmer), whose controversial lyrics have brought him lots of media attention both in and out of Jamaica, was scheduled to perform a “rap-it-up” …

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Grenada: Christians want parang songs banned

31 December 2005

The Jamaica Gleaner reports from Grenada that callers to various radio talk shows argue that a ban should be placed on some of the offensive parang songs Parang is a type of indigenous Christmas music with a Latin American Spanish influence, and during the Christmas season this year the parang songs have …

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