Tag: Buju Banton

Mistrial frees imprisoned reggae star Buju Banton

Via: The Associated Press By: Jennifer Kay A Florida judge on Monday (Sept. 27) declared a mistrial for the Jamaican reggae star Buju Banton, who was accused of conspiring to buy cocaine…

Buju Banton takes the stand in his own defense in drug trial

Reggae star Buju Banton has taken the stand in his ongoing drugs trial to deny allegations he attempted to buy cocaine from an undercover law enforcement officer – insisting he lied about…

Judge reschedules Buju Banton’s drug trial

A Tampa judge has set the trial for Jamaican reggae star Buju Banton for September. Banton’s attorney David Oscar Markus confirmed that a judge set the date, denying a motion for a…

Buju Banton Caught in Miami Drug Sting

Reggae star Buju Banton has found himself in hot water with Federal officials in Florida after he was arrested on Thursday (Dec. 10) on a drug conspiracy charge.

Buju Banton agrees not to bash homosexuals in lyrics

Reggae artist Buju Banton will no longer use homophobic lyrics in his music. Banton recently signed the Reggae Compassionate Act, which renounces violence against gays. The Act which states, "We (as artists)…

Buju Banton to stand trial in gay assault case

EURweb reports that reggae signer Buju Banton is set to go on trial Oct. 19 for his alleged role in a 2004 attack against a group of gay men in Jamaica.