Vybz Kartel—’British Love (Anything 4 You)‘

  • William Tantam Institute of Latin American Studies, University of London

Abstract

In this article, I reflect on the importance of the dancehall song 'British Love (Anything 4 You)' released by Vybz Kartel in Jamaica in 2011. While undertaking ethnographic fieldwork with football players in Black River, a rural community on the South Coast of Jamaica, I received the nickname 'World Boss,' one of Vybz Kartel's nicknames. In this piece, I think through the importance of the song and the nickname for reflecting on power inequalities in Jamaica, and situated within global hierarchies. 

Section
Special section
Published
Feb 6, 2019
How to Cite
Tantam, W. (2019). Vybz Kartel—’British Love (Anything 4 You)‘. Suomen Antropologi: Journal of the Finnish Anthropological Society, 43(2), 71-74. https://doi.org/10.30676/jfas.v43i2.77689