While making a documentary on The Gully Queens of New Kingston, a growing community of gay and transgender youth living in the Jamaican capital’s storm drain system on Trafalgar Road, we met people that had been driven below the depths of the city by desperation. This unique community has found solace in the lyrics of street life and struggle of the recently incarcerated singer Vybz Kartel, a national hero of sorts and considered “The Voice of the Jamaican Ghetto” by many.
Watch Young and Gay: Jamaica’s Gully Queens (Full Length) on VICE News: http://youtu.be/ILXVpFQVEbw
Vybz Kartel – “My Crew” (Official Video):http://youtu.be/2ah8lhmKEUQ
Vybz Kartel – Noisey Jamaica – Ep 1: http://bit.ly/1oAsSvU
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