Upcoming dancehall artiste Jamari Reid from Falmouth was shot and killed last night at his home in Falmouth Gardens, Trelawny.
Unofficial reports are that about 10 pm last night, gunmen gained entry to his house, tied him up along with his girlfriend and a friend and shot him several times. His phone and laptop were reportedly taken.
Jamari is the son of former policeman Fitzroy ‘Johnny’ Reid and Dawn Schurton.
25-year old Jamari has recently been making strides on the Dancehall circuit and caught the attention of Mavado and Alkaline. He was signed by Alkaline in May of this year.
Alkaline has recently signed the hit singer Jamari to his Vendetta Clan. Reports are that Alkaline requested to work with Jamari after listening to few of his songs and also recommended to him by popular dancehall international artist Mavado “Gully-God”. Jamari is known for his hits such as “Your Kitty Dweet“, “Wild Life” and “M.O.N.E.WHY“. The Vendetta Clan boss is excited about having Jamari on board the Clan, making the Clan a more diverse group. Alkaline also mentioned a possible collaboration soon with the singer, ” we spoke about a collab (Alkaline ft. Jamari) to take place soon enough giving the dancehall a different sound of melody and many more to come, wi be starting work soon enough!” said Alkaline. Jamari is currently on tour within the United States. Source: MTE Magazine.