Dancehall veteran Elephant Man says he’s ignoring Bounty Killer’s crass remarks about his lack of public response to the loss of life of his Scare Dem Crew compatriot, Growth Dandimite.
Earlier this week, Bounty Killer shared a number of images and movies of him attending Growth Dandimite’s mom, Mama Cherry’s seventieth celebration. Beenie Man, Queen Ifrica, and several other different artists confirmed up on the occasion.
Bounty Killer additionally shared an emotional tribute to Growth Dandimite together with a throwback of the Scare Dem Crew earlier than they launched out into profitable solo careers. Plainly the Grung Gad was upset that Elephant Man had not publicly reacted or attended the occasion, which additionally celebrated the lifetime of Dandimite.
A remark by a fan drew an acidic response from Bounty. “Killa keep robust, I can’t imagine people can’t forgive and neglect. Elephant can’t even ship condolence no matter what occurred again then,” a commenter reacted to the throwback video.
“Elephant is an actual animal,” Bounty Killer mentioned.
He continued to bash the artiste, writing, “miss Yvonne died his mother, and he didn’t say rip no emotions no feelings, ask his youngsters ntn stunning depraved youth u reap no matter u sow although he’s gonna reap all that he sowed identical to all of us god not sleeping [if] increase by no means deliver me a studio Ele couldn’t buss hope he remembered,” Bounty mentioned.
Elephant Man has not publicly reacted to Killer’s remarks, however in a Jamaica Observer article, he revealed that he’s the Godfather of Dandimite’s two kids and that he has additionally been in Canada, the place he’s touring.
“Mi nah embrace negativity,” the artiste was quoted by the newspaper.
Elephant Man added that he has been grieving and was shaken up by the lack of his good pal.
“How man fi no harm from Dandmite useless? How man fi no mash up? How this fi no shook man? Memba mi hear say Dandimite crash and good after which impulsively, man hear say Dandimite useless, this no muss jerk up man depraved, wah yu a chat bout bredda?” a harm Elephant Man mentioned.
The artiste additionally mentioned his presence on social media has been restricted as a result of he doesn’t stay within the area.
Elephant Man, Dandimite, Harry Toddler, and Nitty Kutchie all shaped the Scare Dem Crew within the 90s. The artists have been buddies earlier than Bounty Killer got here into the image, and after Bounty skilled success, he ensured that the Crew toured and bought consideration to the purpose the place the entire artistes have been in a position to launch profitable solo careers.
Their hits embody songs like “Many Many,” “Pure Gal,” “Badman Nuh Gown Like Woman,” and lots of others.
Elephant Man says he has been in contact with Dandimite’s closest members of the family, who’re all grieving the immense loss.
“Dandimite passing harm me so dangerous, mi de pon the telephone with the person sister, him bredda, him daughter, him child mom, him father and to how this shook everyone.”
He additionally revealed that since his accident in early April, he has been in contact with Dandimite’s household and was shocked when dancehall heavyweight Sharon Burke known as to inform him that Growth was in a coma after arriving in the USA on Saturday. He recalled that Papa San had been praying for his restoration, however sadly the artiste handed away on Sunday morning.
He added that he and Dandimite got here a far method via many struggles and appeared to take a jab at Bounty Killer, whom he accused of making an attempt to make himself look good in a nasty state of affairs by searching for “hype” off of Dandimite’s loss of life.
“It shook man, and ray, so mi no haffi come discuss nothing, Dandimite ah mi bredda, we write tune, we journey collectively, mi de a international and mi sleep a Growth yard,” he mentioned including that he prayed for Growth’s soul.