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Jennifer Hudson Added to ‘Late Night’ Bob Marley Tribute

Jennifer Hudson, Ziggy Marley and other big names will all participate in Jimmy Fallon's week-long tribute to Bob Marley on his late night show next week.

Ziggy, Marley's eldest son, will kick of

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Buju Banton to Be Sentenced in June

After being found guilty on cocaine-related charges in February, reggae star Buju Banton has been given a sentencing date. The Jamaica native is scheduled to go before a judge on June 16 for sentencing

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Soul Brother, FilmMagic
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Buju Banton Found Guilty on Cocaine-Related Charges

Reggae superstar Buju Banton, real name Mark Myrie, was found guilty on three of four drug charges this afternoon.

Banton -- who took home this year's Best Reggae Album Grammy for his 10th studio album, 'Before the Dawn' -- was found guilty of conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute five or more kilograms of cocaine, attempted possession with the intent to distribute cocaine, and using the wires to facilitate a drug-trafficking offense.

Banton was tried last year on charges of conspiracy to po

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Buju Banton Begins Retrial, Additional Charges Added

After taking home the Best Reggae Album Grammy for 'Before the Dawn' last night, Buju Banton is back to fighting for his freedom. Banton was tried last year on charges of conspiracy to possess and distribut

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FilmMagic
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Rihanna, Buju Banton Early Winners at 2011 Grammys

Rihanna picked up an early 2011 Grammy. The singer took home the award for Best Dance Recording for 'Only Girl (In the World).' The song is featured on her fifth album 'Loud,' released in November. The single, however, beat the Grammy nomination

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Johnny Nunez/WireImage
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Nas and Damian Marley Head to Egypt in ‘Patience’ Video

As protests continue in Egypt, the new video for the Nas and Damian Marley 'Distant Relatives' track 'Patience' comes at an appropriate time.

The song samples the Amadou & Mariam track 'Sabali' wh

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Kevin Winter, Getty Images for DCP
Kevin Winter, Getty Images for DCP
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Drake Contemplates Recording a Reggae Album in Jamaica

Drake has dabbled in reggae music before, heading to Jamaica to shoot the video for 'Find Your Love' and co-starring in the clip with reggae artist Mavado. But following his time on the island, the Toronto native revealed

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WireImage I FilmMagic
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Nas, Damian Marley ‘Distant Relatives’ Tour Made Into a Film

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Last year, Nas and Damian Marley delivered on 'Distant Relatives,' an LP merging hip-hop, reggae and many other strands of roots music with a focus on Africa. After the record's release in May 2010, both musicians embarked on a whirlwind tour -- a journey th

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Scott Gries, Getty Images
Scott Gries, Getty Images
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Vybz Kartel Bleaches Skin, Compares Change to a ‘Sun Tan’

Reggae artist Vybz Kartel is causing quite an uproar with fans since he appeared in his native Jamaica showcasing a drastically lighter skin color.

The 'Ramping Shop' creator experienced a backlash

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Skip Bolen, Getty Images
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Lil Wayne Track ‘Rappa Pom Pom’ Resurfaces

A fresh version of the Lil Wayne track 'Rappa Pom Pom' surfaced this weekend. The song first leaked in 2007 and features dancehall musician Junior Reid. The updated leak comes by way of Miami-based producer Street

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