The streets have been buzzing about deejay Sizzla who has lashed out at Vybz Kartel during a ZIP interview where he referred to Kartel as "di bwoy Kartel who ah mislead the black people dem", but softened his stance on the popular television programme ER, calling "Kartel a very good artiste, a good friend of mine based upon the music industry". Sizzla said that "not because you have become popular , with the fame and fortune, does not mean that you should detour the nation out of their natural culture being embedded in them from that time... as an icon, you don't have permission to stray the nation, the nation just coming out of slavery, we been through a lot, lynching,...when you as an icon come back and say yu a go bleach, it is an insult to the black nation". He however admitted that Kartel has a right as an individual to say and do what he wants, but pointed to a larger responsibility to the nation. Sizzla performed at the Village Blues cafe on Sunday.
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