IT perhaps wasnâ€™t the sound thrashing that some persons have reported, but one thing seems sure, on Saturday graffiti artiste LA Lewis was the recipient of quite a few slaps from deejay Beenie Man.
According to eyewitnesses, the funeral procession for slain Voicemail member Oâ€™Neil Edwards had left Church on the Rock for Meadowrest, where the interrment was scheduled to take place. It is said that a smiling LA Lewis was busy bidding farewell to onlookers when he reportedly ran into the back of Beenie Manâ€™s ultra luxurious Audi Q4 sport utility vehicle.
It is said an enraged Beenie Man jumped out of his vehicle and without hesitation proceeded to beat the life out of the graffiti artiste, much to the amusement of some of the bystanders to whom LA Lewis was waving when the fender-bender occurred.
Clearly, there should be a saying that drama and LA Lewis go hand in hand.
Actually it all started with the dramatic entrance by graffiti artiste LA Lewis. He arrived at the funeral close to the end of the proceedings, and in true LA Lewis fashion, had to make his presence known. Dressed in his trademark full white, including full-length trenchcoat, he proceeded to the altar and gently kissed the solid wooden casket in which the singerâ€™s remains lay. He then did a twirl and Matrix-like movement, before taking his place in the balcony of the church.
Things progressed normally, or as normal as is possible with LA Lewis around, as he signed posters and handed out promotional flyers to loyal â€˜fansâ€™.