Embattled Reggae artist Buju Banton is set for a new album release in September 2010. The artists record label Gargamel Music has been prepping the media for a few weeks now about the release.

Sources inside the label told us they will be dropping Banton’s new album titled “Before The Dawn” might drop on the same day the artists trial date schedule to start September 13.

The album is set for release in North America on Tuesday, September 28. The website stated, “The 10 powerful tracks that comprise this very special project are some of the more prophetic songs written by Banton since his extraordinary entry into the music business over 20 years ago.”

In a press release the label said, “Recorded mostly at his Gargamel Music studio in Kingston, Jamaica, Before The Dawn literally pierces the soul with traditional roots, easy rock and especially heartfelt reggae. The album’s unofficial anthem Innocent,strikes a highly personal chord that will resonate deeply with longtime Buju Banton fans.”

Banton and two co-accused were arrested late last year and charged with conspiracy with intent to distribute five kilograms or more of cocaine and possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug-trafficking crime. The three have been in custody since then awaiting trial.