As the news spread like wildfire, the dancehall community was shaken but only for a few minutes; According to the reports from the Jamaica Observer a number of calls were received from fans of Matterhorn trying to ascertain whether or not this rumor was true.
However, within an hour it was all put to rest at Matterhorn, who is currently on tour in Europe responded. The selector known for his popular track Dutty Wine, responded in his own inimtable way asking, why unoo a spread rumours seh mi get shot? I’m Ok.”
In 2006, Matterhorn, whose real name is Dufton Taylor, hit local and international charts with his bereak out ttune Dutty Wine, since then he has rreleased a number of tracks, including an end of summer favourite taking aimed at fellow artistes Twin of Twins.
(Parts of this article were written with content submitted in a Jamaica Observer publication)