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Buju Banton Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison
Reggae singer Buju Banton was sentenced to 10 years in prison Thursday (June 24) for cocaine trafficking. Banton has been behind bars since late 2009, after he was busted for buying drugs from an undercover police officer.
A Florida judge declared a mistrial last September, leaving the Grammy winner …
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 for three drug-related charges stemming from a retrial from a December 2009 case...
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 …
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 distribute cocaine, and aiding and abetting the possession of a firearm, but the case was bro…
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 nominations cut off date (Sept...
Stephen Marley Bails Buju Banton Out of Prison
Buju Banton received a major show of support on Wednesday, Nov. 10, when fellow reggae artist Stephen Marley posted his bail.
Buju was accused of conspiring to buy cocaine from an undercover federal agent in December of 2009, and had been held in federal custody, without possibility of bail until his…
Buju Banton Retrial Set for February
Reggae star Buju Banton's retrial for buying cocaine from a police officer has been moved to February. U.S. District James Moody, originally scheduled Banton's trial for December, granted a motion by the defense to move the case to February but has yet to announce a specific date...
Buju Banton Drug Case Declared a Mistrial
A jury could not reach a unanimous decision after three days of deliberation in the drug conspiracy case against reggae star Buju Banton. The 12-person jury was split forcing U.S. District Judge James Moody to declare a mistrial in the case...
Buju Banton Begins Trial for Cocaine Charges
Back in December 2009, reggae star Buju Banton was arrested on cocaine charges after attempting to buy five kilos from an undercover cop in Sarasota, Florida. After more than half a year of waiting for his case to go before a judge, the 36-year-old is in court today in Tampa, Florida on trail for th…

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