Fans of Buju Banton are ecstatic now that the reggae artist is out of prison in the U.S and back home where he belongs.
Born Mark Anthony Myrie — popularly known as Buju Banton, has been released from a federal prison in Georgia, he was convicted of federal drug charges in February 2011 for illegal possession of a firearm and conspiracy to possess cocaine with intent to distribute. He was sentenced to 10 years, a prison term his attorneys appealed to be reduced a year later, citing his “limited participation” in the drug operation that led to his December 2009 bust.
Banton is one of the most well-known reggae artists in Jamaica, where he’s considered a legend in the same genre of music that features icons such as Bob Marley. His popularity among reggae fans led to his collaboration with international US artists such as Stephen Marley , Damian Marley , Rancid, Trey Songz. etc.
Whilst in Prison, there were talks that he`s been writing some songs and also getting in contact with some potential collaborators, so for the fans of Buju Banton, lets get our ears ready !
Dont know who Buju Banton is ? here is one of his songs you might like.