Top 5 Jamaican Artists Who Have Served / Serving In Prison


For one reason or another some of the Jamaican artists have issues when it comes to staying on the right side of the law. For some, it is viewed as a case of art imitating life, based on their sometimes violent lyrical content. While, others see it as a case of a citizen, like any other crossing the line of the law.

As long as they have been our entertainers, we must hold them dear to heart like we have always done and remember them in any means possible.

In this article today, we will look at some of the Jamaican artists who have served or are still serving in prison.

5. Shawn Storm

In 2007 Shawn Campbell whose stage name is Shawn Storm was introduced to the music business by Addijah Vybz Kartel Palmer he got his first hit single in 2008 titled “ghetto yutes be wise” on the remand riddim produced by addijaheim records that was Shawn Storm first song that gave him islandwide recognition however with songs like “evil people dem” produced by jam 2 and mean it or not produced by stephen di genius and other hits such as “matie f***” produced by addijaheim/notnice records scored on the stage show level propelled the singjay”s career to a higher level.


He was convicted alongside Vybz Kartel for the murder of Williams. Shawn Storm was sentenced to life in prison.

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