Since the start of this year, several well-known artists, have also expressed disgust at the rising crime rate on the island. Some of the more renowned artists who stepped up to call for action included Bounty Killer, Beenie Man and Popcaan.
Popcaan even took to social media to express his concern about the state of crime. “I would love to know what causing these war and senseless killing, it nuh look good!! It’s sad and frustrating. Man them killing kids for what reason? Killing so much woman for what reason? Killing 60 year old woman,” he tweeted at the time.
Respected manager and producer Romeich Major also expressed his concern via social media. Using Instagram he said, “even if one person read this message and make a change, I give thanks.”
Dexta Daps also took some time out during the interview to let fans know that he is working hard on being an ambassador for dancehall and that he appreciates their support. He added that his focus at this time was to make sure that brand dancehall and brand reggae reach the heights of its fullest potential.