I-Octane Reacts to Klansman Witness Statement… Says He is Not Criminal

Wednesday, November 3, 2021, 7:44 AM

Dancehall star I-Octane is currently a hot topic because of his connection to Blackman from the Klansman gang. According to a statement given in court yesterday, the rasta artiste was visited on multiple occasions at a studio in the corporate area. The reason for the visits was not mentioned, however, Byiome Muir whose real name is I-Octane took to social media hours ago to clear his name and insists that the relationship between himself and the gang members was musical and he is not a criminal.

See what I-Octane had to say about the controversial news story below.


People me never know seh voicing music for an established recording company is a crime… Mi bus from mi a 16/17 – over 15 or more years now and mi voice for so many GHETTO LABELS…. Buss nuff ghetto yutes who ah produce music from di ghetto and never involve or mention in any criminal activities, so why nowπŸ€·β€β™‚οΈ…. Just let me clarify something that I see on the net. 1st thing no one escort me to studio…Do your research… People in the music can tell you I have my own recording studio so when anybody wants to do any form of recording dem meet me at the studio.”

He did not stop there, “Next thing, why would I doing crime and have my little daughter at a crime scene? So if having my daughter who loves music at my studio when I am recording so she can learn more plus voicing for a known recording company, where is the crime? Ok then, that means that the majority of Jamaican artists a criminal then… I am one of the biggest Jamaican superstars fi years now… so mek mi tell unnu this… I have come across (over my 15years) nuff yute who inna badness because of their background but come to me and say β€˜DJ help take me out of badness’. Note, I don’t know nothing about dem badness but dem ask for help – just to record a song on a riddim so they can get into producing and me nah go tell no lies, me record fi dem over and over because I want to show dem say life nuh stop a badness……….”

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He also made the following statements:

1: When it’s election time and I sing dubs for politician on both sides that don’t mean me into politics…

2: When politician keep the rally parties and me go sing free that don’t mean me vote [ mi never vote yet]

3: When police a keep dem party at the station and me go sing free, that don’t mean me a carry info to them

4: When badman keep dem ghetto shows and nuff artists Including myself go, that don’t mean mi inna badness

SO πŸ€·β€β™‚οΈ.

A former gang member who is now a state witness gave the telling information yesterday in the Home Circuit Court, Downtown Kingston. The trial which involves 33 members of the feared Klansman Gang from St. Catherine is well on the way and on each court day, more shocking testimonies are being reported.

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