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DANCEHALL ARTIST IKON D LINK CLIMBS KINGSTON’S ZIP-FM TRANSMITTER AND THREATENS TO JUMP IF HIS SONG IS NOT PLAYED!

KINGSTON, Jamaica —

An upcoming dancehall artist created a stir in Half-Way-Tree Tuesday evening when he climbed a transmitter pole at ZIP FM radio station on Courtney Walsh Drive and threatened to jump if his song was not played.

The artist, who was identified as Ikon D Link, was reportedly observed climbing the tower sometime about 5:00 pm and drew scores of onlookers to the scene before he was rescued by the police and firemen and carted off to jail.

Another upcoming artist, who gave his name as Sanchez Pinnacle, gave an account of the incident.

“I was sitting in  bar when I saw him about quarter way on de pole and me and fren rush go over ZIP and see him a climb and say play man tune,” he said.

A woman who was one the scene said she also heard him saying, “I am not going down till you play my song, play my tune.”

According to Senior Superintendent Fitz Bailey who was on the scene, the entertainer’s song was played twice on the station as a part of the strategy to get him to come down from the pole but he did not hear it and was shown a copy of the programme.

Bailey said that the artist appeared to be in a logical state of mind based on a mental assessment that was done and that he will be charged by the police for a number of breaches.

Shortly after the artist was rescued his song titled Stress was played on a loud speaker from a van much to the delight of the crowd which joined in singing “I am stress, I am broke, I need something to smoke, it ain’t no joke.”

The crowd erupted into cheers when Ikon was transported from the compound in a police service vehicle as many onlookers blocked the path of the vehicle in an attempt to video and to take pictures of the artist.

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