"We will be looking very closely at any form of output, including carnival and soca music, in relation to violations of the regulations," he said [Dr. Broadcasting Commission Chairman Dr Hopeton Dunn]. This is getting even more interesting.

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Kartel plans to take on the government:

The artiste is not only pleading with his fellow entertainers to unify against the ban implemented by the Broadcasting Commission, but he is also enlisted the assistance of his lawyer, Michael E. Deans, in an attempt to get a judicial review.

"Whether yuh seh 'Gaza' or 'Gully', you need to stand up against the commission. The artistes need to lobby for dancehall and reggae music and for people's freedom of choice," he said.

The deejay further said: "The ban is dangerous to the culture of the dancehall. Soon, the next step might be that we can't do social commentary songs, weed songs, songs about the inconsistency of government. I believe what they are doing is bordering on intellectual slavery and dictatorship with traces of communism."

When THE STAR spoke to Deans, he said he was looking into Kartel's legal options. Read more



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