• Mon. Mar 20th, 2023

Macka Diamond Defends Koffee Flying In Economy


Mar 18, 2023

Dancehall deejay Macka Diamond is far more than the subsector of the globe wide net that is a lot far more preoccupied with Grammy-winning artist Koffee flying coach than her properly-acquiring following an alleged altercation on an American Airlines flight on Thursday. 

Macka is standing with the Rapture artist who reportedly, while en route from Kingston to Miami, wanted to use the bathroom in initial class in spite of acquiring seated in economy. This allegedly brought on an altercation with a flight attendant, resulting in the pilot acquiring to circle as personnel diffused the matter. Consequently, the flight landed later than scheduled.

“Sometimes mi disappointed inna mi individual Jamaican persons dem merely since mi a watch 1 point pon di net with Koffee and unno waan inform me seh out of all the situations, unno haffi decide on out seh she a travel inna economy? A single point incorrect with traveling in economy?” Macka asked in a video post.


She added context by saying that not every artist, regardless of stature, will fly initial class, and that it is a lot far more important for performers to get to their bookings on time.

“If 1 artist book fi 1 show and initial class sold out, weh unno think about a go take spot?” she posed. “We haffi travel a di back of the plane, di side, anyplace, so, which element unno did want she travel? Inna the hood? The cockpit? Specifically exactly where? Mi nuh completely grasp.”

She continued, “Anywhere yuh stand up pon the plane, the plane a go attain a di identical spot. No 1 at the back nah go nowhere distinctive from who inna initial class. Typically mi nuh even like the initial class merely since the initial row inna initial class, mi so tall my foot uncomfortable terrible.”

Deejay Macka Diamond

While entertainment Minister Olivia ‘Babsy’ Grange has due to the reality described that Koffee is “now fine” and was in a position to proceed to her final place in the States following acquiring questioned by US immigration authorities, Koffee hasn’t publicly addressed the matter.

In that regard, Macka encouraged that persons exercise a lot far more compassion, tying in her individual know-how of airline-bathroom drama. 

“Why unno cya seh she did basically pee up herself or quantity two up herself and she haffi run? Outcome in dat take spot to me at the moment. Mi a tek plane and me haffi run go inna the bathroom and mi hear the plane bout fi tek off and the pilot practically cease the plane and mi go through that at the moment. We all go through things and the flight attendant come to me all sort of 1 point, seh dem a go cease the plane and dem a go tek mi off but possibly she tek it a distinctive level, we nuh know.”

Macka Diamond

Koffee performed in Texas on Friday evening at Rolling Stone’s Future of Music concert which also featured Chloe, Coco Jones and Coco &amp Clair Clair.