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TOP ACTS US VISA REVOKED?Posted: April 1, 2010
Players in the entertainment industry, fans and music lovers are baffled after news surfaced that the US embassy has allegedly revoked Bounty Killa, Beenie Man, Mavado, Aidonia and Ricky Trooper’s visa.
Selector Ricky Trooper has since expressed shock at the cancellation. Trooper, who was on his way to the US embassy, tells Music News that the cancellation is a big setback for him as he had several gigs in the pipeline. (CLIP)
When Beenie Man was contacted one of the deejay’s representatives said Beenie Man had no comment.
The manager for Mavado and Bounty Killa, Julian Jones-Griffith also had no comment.
While a representative for Aidonia says the deejay is unavailable.
When the head of public affairs at the US Embassy Patricia Attkisson was contacted, she explained that the U.S. Embassy does not comment on specific visa issues.
Bounty Killa, Beenie Man, Mavado, Aidonia and selector Ricky Trooper all rely heavily on the international market for a large percentage of their income.