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Buju Banton ‘Til Shiloh turns 25

For many 'Til Shiloh, Buju Banton's 1995 album, is his best work to date. The popularity of the set is behind the decision to re-release the album to commemorate it 25th anniversary. On December 18 Island Records/UMe will drop the the collector's edition of this special body of work, which will include the original recordings of the critically acclaimed album, plus three new bonus tracks mixed by Buju Banton, exclusively. […]

todayNovember 8, 2020 72


Buju Banton x Kanye West Collab In The Making

American rapper Kanye West left Jamaica yesterday after arriving in the island on a private jet on Friday morning. Veteran music producer and Buju Banton's manager, Donovan Germain, said, after landing, West paid a courtesy call on the reggae singer at his Corporate Area-based Gargamel Studio.“Kanye and his friends just came to Jamaica to chill for a couple of days. And, on his way down to the hotel, he just […]

todaySeptember 21, 2020 207 1 2


Buju Banton could be home next week

Incarcerated deejay Buju Banton may be back in the streets next week, according to his lawyer, David Oscar Markus. According to a report carried in The Tampa Tribune yesterday, the reggae singer may be out of jail by next week after a federal judge denied a prosecution appeal over the musician's bail. drug-trafficking charges Banton, whose real name is Mark Myrie, has been behind bars since his arrest in December […]

todayNovember 6, 2010


Buju Banton continues to ride charts

BUJU Banton’s new album, Before the Dawn, remains in the US top-10 charts but has also jumped on one European market chart. It indicates that the reggae artiste continues to earn whilst in prison. The album which peaked at number two in September dipped to number eight in the US on iTunes Reggae Albums Chart, and to number nine on Amazon Reggae best–sellers list up to last Friday. It is […]

todayOctober 11, 2010


Buju Banton's Online Presence Increases

Buju Banton’s arrest has not visibly increased his chart presence but his online presence has skyrocketed second to Bob Marley. Banton’s latest album Rasta Got Soul has not been among the biggest jumpers or decliners this week on Billboard reggae charts. It would have been enough time for the news of his arrest to begin influencing sales. The top jump of the week was Mishka’s Guy With A Guitar which […]

todayDecember 21, 2009