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Kartel second most requested in UK prisons

Thursday, January 03, 2013 | 12:43 PM    

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KINGSTON, Jamaica - Imprisoned dancehall artiste Vybz Kartel has ironically been named the second most requested artiste among British prison inmates.

The list, which is topped by deceased American rapper Tupac, features other Jamaican acts, Gyptian (10th), Jah Cure (11th), Bob Marley (14th) and Movado (18th), according to National Prison Radio (NPR) 2012 playlist.

The top five is completed by K Koke, Rihanna, the lone woman on the list of 20, and rapper Drake.

NPR, which is run by the National Prison Radio Association, broadcasts to more than 80,000 prisoners across the United Kingdom.

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