Trinibad Dancehall Artist Kalonji Arthur Shot, Girlfriend Killed

Another Trinidadian dancehall craftsman has been killed, Loop TT news reports. On Friday, the news site revealed that 25-year-old Trinibad artiste of Delaford, Tobago, and his better half Bridget James, 25, were the survivors of a shooting.

Kalonji is supposedly in basic condition at the emergency clinic, while James died. Reports are that the couple were shot on various occasions while at The Brix Hotel’s vehicle leave, situated in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago’s capital city.

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As per Loop New TT, the couple was seen out observing James’ 25th birthday celebration. They were supposed to be in a silver-dim Toyota Carolla around 2:16 p.m. at the point when a vehicle pulled up close to them, and two shooters left and discharged shots at them.

James died at the Port of Spain General Hospital while Kalonji got clinical consideration.

The craftsman is known for nearby dancehall hits “Run Up” and “Triple.”

Kalonji is among the greater part twelve dancehall craftsmen in Trinidad who have been killed throughout recent years.

Trinibad is the name that craftsmen call dancehall in Trinidad, a subsidiary that is enlivened by Jamaican dancehall music. The majority of the melodies are about the messy side of wrongdoing, with numerous specialists pushing out “shooter” tunes.

It’s indistinct why such countless craftsmen are being killed. Back in August, a craftsman by the name of Daniel Hamilton, most popular for his track. “Safeguard My Life “was shot and killed by a dear companion. News reports say that the craftsman was visited by the “companion” for around 15 minutes before shots rang out.

He was subsequently found with discharge wounds to the head and face.

Another craftsman, Kyle George, famously known as Rebel Sixx, was shot and killed back in July 2020. Known for tunes like “Rifle War,” “Completely Dunce,” and “Crush,” the craftsman likewise professed to be an individual from the Montego Bay-based ‘6ix’ team drove by Squash.

The 26-year-old artiste was at home playing computer games with his front entryway open when two men entered and shot him a few times. The police later said the killing was group related. It’s indistinct assuming that anybody has been captured.

Back in May, another Squash 6ix camp craftsman, Fari Dan, was shot and killed. Born N’kosi Bovell, the craftsman was at a bar in Tobago when he was fired and killed by two shooters on May 15.

On October 14, 2021, craftsman CraigMan whose genuine name is Keenan Craig, 31, was killed at St. Paul Street, Laventille. A solitary shooter shot and killed him not long after 9 p.m. He was notable for tunes like “Visit” and “Sunset” with individual craftsman Metal Dan.


In September, two Trinibad specialists were killed by police. Jahiem “Chucky Blanco” Joseph, 18, was known for tunes like “KRR,” “Nah Play,” “MURDER,” and “Terrible Up,” was shot dead by police on September 25, while Josiah “Siah Boss” McClatchie, was purportedly killed during a shootout with police on September 26. The two men are affirmed to have started shooting at the police first.

Another craftsman, 18-year-old Brad Bailey, realized by the stage name Bradbadlikethat was shot and killed in March 2021 after he supposedly sent a danger to a pack.