Reggae Sumfest to Honour Bounty Killer with Tribute in 2024; Public Weighs in on Participants

December 15, 2023

It seems as if Reggae Sumfest is already moving full speed ahead when it comes to planning its next show for the upcoming year and has even put in place a Tribute to honour Dancehall veteran Bounty Killer on July 19, 2024.

The event planners posted about the tribute almost a day ago, stating, “Reggae Sumfest cya too mello, Di Godfather haffi disrupt the treble!…Come out to Catherine Hall on JULY 19th fi see the Tribute to the Godfather of Dancehall Rodney “Bounty Killer” Price!”


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A video was also attached to the post with video clips of the entertainer throughout his career and an audio of him singing his song One GadZilla.

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Following up with the post by Reggae Sumfest, Bounty Killer made his own post asking for the public’s opinion on who they think should be allowed to be a participant in the 2024 tribute.

He uploaded the poster for the tribute to his Instagram (IG) account and wrote in the caption, “I do had an idea of who I wanted to be a part of the tribute but which of my protégé associates affiliates or allegiances y’all think should be a part of it…”

He also made mention that although he is sure Mavado and Vybz Kartel would love to be a part of it, he would like people not to mention them due to “circumstances beyond their control” preventing them from participating.


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In response to the IG post, multiple invested fans stated that the original Scare Dem members should be allowed to participate along with any artiste that the ‘Godfather’ has supported throughout the years along with their lineage.

Other artistes that were mentioned were Baby Cham, Beenie Man, Popcaan, Etana, DJ Khaled, Spice, Wayne Marshall, Aidonia, Richie Stevens, and many others.


However, real_scluba could not choose any specific artiste and stated, “For me that’s an impossible task because the list is too long.”

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