has reportedly received death threats from fans of Alkaline following his decision to compare Vybz Kartel to Alkaline. Rainey Jr. Vybz Kartel and Rainey seem to have a fairly good online relationship as this is not the first time the incarcerated DJ has reached out to him. He threw his support behind the actor and posted: “Those are fake threats don’t pay dem no mind….just a bunch of wanna be angry fans, dem gaza imitation dem GCity #power ful @michaelraineyjr.” Rainey reposted the comments on his official Instagram page. The young actor used his Instagram Story to put forth the contentious comparison. “Kartel Was Running Road When This Pic Was Taken N This N***a Think Him And Kartel A Size,” came the supporting caption. He wished him a happy birthday via his Instagram page last year. is best known for his role as Tariq St Patrick on the 50 Cent produced hit franchise, Power. He again took to social media to share a few of what he was receiving. He doubled down on his stance as he shared the threatening messages and comments via screenshots he had taken. Patrick, found himself in the middle of a dancehall feud. The comment areas below his recent posts and direct message inbox were supposedly overrun with hate mail. Michael Rainer Jr., aka Tariq St. He has been quite vocal over the years about his support of the Vybz Kartel-led Gaza nation. His recent comparison did not rest well with Alkaline’s fans, and quite a few of them took to social media to thrash the actor. Vendetta fans were left feeling disgusted when Rainey shared a picture of Alkaline from his days at Ardenne High School. Rainey is also no stranger to Jamaica, and last year Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett even supported him being a perfect candidate as the country’s official youth ambassador. He added a few laughing emojis to the already biting line. He cites Vybz Kartel, Tommy Lee Sparta, and Popcaan as some of his favorite dancehall artists. Do you think international superstars and persons of influence should publicly show their support for their favorite entertainers? Jamaican-born TV star Michael Rainey Jr. Literally Forever,” he wrote. “Nah All Jokes Aside Tho Y’all Really Can’t Deny That Kartel Was Running Road When Alkaline Was In School. Official (@michaelraineyjr)

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Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window) Things got even more interesting when Vybz Kartel got wind of the firestorm that was brewing online. Kartel Been Making Music Forever. View this post on Instagram

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