Self proclaimed King of the Dancehall – Beenie Man during a performance at Galiday Bounce in Ewarton, St. Catherine over the festive season claims that fellow entertainer Alkaline has turned his back on Jamaica.
During an interactive session with patrons the Dancehall doctor questioned the fans, "why aren’t other artiste present for stage shows in Jamaica, every artiste deh ah Jamaica because once I am here they are all here... so a lie them a tell."
Beenie whose given name is Moses Davis went further with his captive audience stating“Alkaline say him done wid dutty Jamaica, he said it with with his own mouth" and refuses to perform on any local stage, yet Jamaican fans are still cheering for him.
According to the veteran entertainer, "Well I am a dutty Jamaican… and will forever perform for my dutty people”, before asking if they loved him.
Alkaline considered among the top tier of dancehall and a contender for Artiste of the year 2016 has been very opened about his refusal to perform in Jamaica regardless of the quantity of money offered by promoters for his appearance.