Dancehall artistes continue to find themselves in trouble with the
law, the latest being a member of dancehall group Merital Family, who
was held in the US, for cocaine possession.
According to sources, the cocaine was found disguised in mixtures that weighed over five kilograms.
Fellow group member Derrick Edwards aka Corey, was very cautious
when he spoke to the media. He says the news of Brakett’s arrest has
left him in shock.
Merital Family received popularity for their underground dancehall
singles, which were regularly played at the controversial Passa Passa
and Dutty Fridayz dancehall events. However, their biggest single was
released in 2010, when they released My Money Ha Ha on the Strip Club rhythm, produced by Head Concussion Records.
the credits for their song My Money Ha Ha without their permission. The group recently released Dark and Evil produced by NotNice Records as well as On and On.