Vybz Kartel is giving back to his community in a big way. The incarcerated dancehall star is spearheading a project to refurbish several schools across the island.
Seems there is a new effort by the former Portmore Empire deejay and his management team to rehabilitate his image. Vybz Kartel image has take a beating over the last several years which includes his skin bleaching, controversial lyrics and his murder conviction.
According to his rep, Jeffrey Hype, they are looking to identify several schools across Jamaica that need financial help.
“We have a school ting weh we a try put in order fi support some school and help some school, and try refurbish some school right now,” Hype said. “We a go around and look some school weh want help. You know seh Vybz Kartel is all about children are the future.”
Other sources close to the deejay told us that this is a strategic move by him and his team to rebuild his image as he gears up for his appeal hearing in court.
Vybz Kartel is currently serving a life sentence for a murder conviction in 2014. He has maintained his innocence and is appealing the conviction.