Lisa Hanna makes BOLD new statement in response to threats from Gaza fans
Former Model and MP Lisa Hanna has been under attack from the fans of Dancehall Artist Vybz Kartel in recent days, for statements she made about banning his music from public radio. She has been getting support worldwide from fans who agrees with her that more needs to be done to protect our value system, and culture.
According to a popular Radio personality in Jamaica who wishes not to be identified, “Ninety percent of the Dancehall music Industry/Artist and Disc Jockeys agree with her, but are not comfortable speaking out in fear of backlash.”
In response to threats she received regarding the state of music, and incarcerated DJ Vybz Kartel Lisa Hanna have made a new statements. See below.
From my life’s experiences I’ve learned courage has no limits. Courage can be perceived as stubborn or unreasonable. It can force you to stand alone on principle. It can create the perception you’re choosing battles unwisely that could adversely affect personal ambition. But courage has a responsibility to future generations to take a stand, & act in a manner that’s in our children’s best long term interest. Courage forces you to recognize that this coincides with Jamaica’s best interests. When Norman Manley in 1956 stood up against the world at the United Nations & declared Jamaica would ban trade & travel with the apartheid Government of South Africa, he stood alone. He stood for what was right. He chose a most unpopular battle – one that appeared unwinnable at the time. Jamaica was the first country in the Western Hemisphere to take such drastic action. Norman Manley had the vision and courage to believe he would be vindicated by history. Over 50 years later, Jamaica finds itself at another historical crossroads. Every day, every Jamaican is faced with choosing between what’s right versus the new normal. But our courage is being held hostage by a culture of aggressive abuse and violent threat that passes for disagreement…The Data confirms that violent and sexually explicit lyrics have negatively influenced many Jamaican youth’s thought processes through increased feelings of hostility and aggression…We should be prepared to have a national discussion about …LINK IN BIO 🔝 I commented publicly on this recently & the media house chose to give my comments a particular headline which encouraged others who choose to conflate the issues & completely overlook my central message. That’s par for the course. But the disgusting comments on my social media pages exposed the dark and vitriolic underbelly of this new normal & justified the point I was making. The undisguised violence & vulgarity of the disagreements posted & the sheer volume of anti-social attitudes were like megaphones screaming at Jamaicans to wake up and smell the decay into which Jamaica’s proud history of decency & mutual respect has plummeted…CLICK LINK IN BIO 🔝for full article