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But the Toronto rapper and the dancehall star maybe taking their friendship a step further.
Drake, who is behind the OVO (October’s Very Own) brand, has teamed up with Popcaan and his Unruly gang brand to sell T-Shirts.
The T-Shirts featured on the OVO website are on sale for $36 and comes with the phrase “OVO Unruly Gang.”
In his music video for “Unruly Rave” Popcaan can be seen sporting plenty OVO gears as a way of endorsing the brand.
Dancehall Star Popcaan drop a new single “Talk Mi Business,” Off The Pyramids Riddim, Produced by UIM Records.
Fans are already speculating that Popcaan is taking a jab at Vybz Kartel and Chronixx.
Si dem a talk mi business
But mi no really business
Gangster different from ladies
Wi no grow like the girl weh name twist
Si dem a cheat the business
Man a touch dem up fi wear the dear things
Real gangster only do straight things
Jamaican don’t gi dem no ratings
Listen track below.
Incarcerated dancehall star Vybz Kartel has not only denied being beaten behind bars, but he is also sounding off on his former protege Popcaan andTommy Lee.
Vybz Kartel, who returns to court on May 27, inked a letter to the star addressthe recent rumors of him involving in a fight behind bars.
However, the self proclaim Worl’Boss didn’t stopped there and uses theopportunity to lash out against Popcaan and Tommy Lee, who are former members of his Portmore Empire camp.
This is what Vybz Kartel said:
“Despite being denied bail recently, and being betrayed by Popcaan and Tommy Lee whilst going through the darkest hour of my existence, I am unparalleled in my determination to remain positive. I do a lot of reading and writing and usually try toexercise.”
Vybz Kartel also thanked his fans for their continued support through his ongoing trial.
Last year sources told Urban Islandz that Popcaan has not visited Vybz Kartel in jail since his arrest in September 2011.
During his recent interview with Noisey Jamaica, Popcaan refused to discuss anything related to Vybz Kartel before walking out on the interviewer.
Tommy Lee, who was widely regarded as one of Vybz Kartel’s few remaining loyal followers, also hinted during a recent interview that he has not visited his former mentor nor talk to him behind bars.
Sometime controversial entertainer and dub poet Mutabaruka reports that a popular dancehall DJ was admired supposedly by a gay or bi thug it seems at a recent event sometime in July of 2012, the “pinched DJ” retaliated but a gun was pulled on him by the pinching male admirer who reminded him who was the bigger man in as far as weapons at the time were concerned.
I have no doubt this is a fabrication as Muta is not known for fueling conjecture or rumours to enhance his own end but this is an interesting story and gives some insight into the links to the underworld and same gender loving issues coupled with the low wearing pants phenomenon
Are men now being more open to public adoration by other men but with some brute force to boot?
I do know of thugs who like men as well and the other hypermasculine typed brothers but is this reflective of any change from intravertedness to coming out in a sense on the part of previous thought down low populations?
Vybz Kartel status in dancehall is dwindling the longer he stays behind bars.
However, members of his camp are working hard behind the scenes to ensure the “Dancehall Hero” stays relevant in a increasingly competitive environment.
A close source to the Gaza Boss exclusivelysaid that they are working on an upcoming album for due this summer.
“We have been toying with the idea since last year and the numerous delays in the trial makes the time right to release a new album,” the source told us.
“The album will see some unreleased never before heard singles, some ones that we recently release like “Mr. Bleach Chin” that’s tearing up the place, and we will have a couple remix. The end result will be about 20 tracks,” the source continues
“Gaza fans can look out for some new singles soon,” the source added.
The source also said that Vybz Kartel still has a huge catalog of unreleased material.
“Vybz Kartel has a ton of unreleased songs that we can choose from so he will remain relevant in dancehall for a long time if the trial continue to draw out,” the source said.