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Buju Banton Seeks New Trial, Judge To Hand Down Ruling

Buju Banton Seeks New Trial, Judge To Hand Down Ruling

Embattled reggae star Buju Banton is seeking a new trial to overturn his conviction of three counts of drug trafficking charges. Buju Banton’s attorney, Chokwe Lumumba, say an opening for the singer when juror Terri Wright told reporters at the Miami New Times that she researched aspects of the case […]

by December 21, 2012 1 comment Featured Stories, News, Top Stories
Buju Banton Could Be Abent From Sentencing Hearing

Buju Banton Could Be Abent From Sentencing Hearing

Embattled reggae star Buju Banton could see his 10-year prison sentence increase to 15 after loosing an appeal earlier this year. Given the seriousness of his upcoming sentencing hearing, Buju Banton has requested that he be absent from the hearing. “He has asked not to be transported from prison to […]

by September 14, 2012 7 comments News, Top Stories
Judge Rejects Buju Banton Request For New Trial, Face More Prison Time

Judge Rejects Buju Banton Request For New Trial, Face More Prison Time

Buju Banton up-hill battle against the United States justice system is getting steeper the more he fights. Yesterday federal judge James Moody rejected Buju Banton’s application for a new trial. But that is not the end of that segment. The reggae icon is also facing more prison time at a […]

by August 8, 2012 22 comments Feature, News, Top Stories
Government Error Could Give Buju Banton Big Break In Case

Government Error Could Give Buju Banton Big Break In Case

Incarcerated reggae superstar, Buju Banton maybe able to get a big break in his case following his Lawyers appeal in Georgia Appeal Court earlier this month. According to new reports, Banton could walk free from his 10-year sentence on drug-related charges after his attorneys discovered that the U.S. government may […]

by December 21, 2011 29 comments Feature, News, Top Stories
Buju Banton Being Moved To A Miami Prison

Buju Banton Being Moved To A Miami Prison

Incarcerated reggae star Buju Banton is en-route to a Miami prison following some hard work by his attorney David Markus to have him moved back from Texas. Banton, whose real name is Mark Myrie, initially wanted to serve his 10-year sentence in Florida, but was sent to Texas by Federal […]

by November 30, 2011 5 comments Feature, News, Top Stories
Buju Banton Release Date Set For February 2019

Buju Banton Release Date Set For February 2019

Incarcerated Reggae star Buju Banton will remain behind bars until February 2019. According to the US Federal Bureau of Prisons website, Banton, whose real name is Mark Myrie, will spend 8 years in prison. This news clarifies speculations that he will serve 6 years after time already spent in jail […]

by September 20, 2011 2 comments Feature, News, Top Stories
Not An Easy Road… Buju Banton Still In Transit

Not An Easy Road… Buju Banton Still In Transit

Incarcerated reggae superstar Buju Banton is still in transit and not in a Mississippi prison as previously reported. According to information obtained from the Bureau of Prisons, Banton is currently inthe custody of US Marshals at an undisclosed location. Federal Judge James Moody requested the singer to serve his sentence […]

by September 6, 2011 4 comments News, Top Stories
Buju Banton Begins Serving 10 Year Stint In Mississippi Prison

Buju Banton Begins Serving 10 Year Stint In Mississippi Prison

Reggae icon Buju Banton has began serving his 10 year prison sentence in a correctional facility in Mississippi. Banton, real name Mark Myrie, was transferred from the Pinellas County Jail in Tampa, Florida to the Adams County Correctional Center in Natchez, Mississippi where he will spend at least the next […]

by August 11, 2011 0 comments News