"LISA HYPE IS NO LONGER PART OF THE PORTMORE EMPIRE..."
KINGSTON, JA (Ms. RAINE INC.): Portmore Empire Leader Vybz Kartel has officially announced that the Portmore Empire is parting ways with Dancehall deejay Lisa Hype. Kartel issues the following statement:
Lisa Hype is no longer a part of the Portmore Empire. The members of the Empire have unanimously agreed to end our professional relationship especially in light of certain 'developments' that have come to our attention regarding her overall conduct, conduct that is not consistent with the decorum expected of a member of the Portmore Empire. She is an incredible artist and we wish for her all the best in her future endeavors, but Lisa Hype will not play a future role in the Empire as she no longer fits in with our organizational goals as we move forward in 2010.
--Adidja "Vybz Kartel" Palmer--
This announcement comes on the heels of a very controversial video that was widely publicized on YouTube involving both Lisa Hype and Vybz Kartel. Hype also did a stand out performance at the 2009 staging of Sting