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Buju Banton Sentencing Tomorrow, May Can’t Release New Music

Embattled reggae star Buju Banton will know tomorrow (June 23rd) how long he will be locked away in prison when he face Judge Jim Moody in the Sam M Gibbons Federal Court in Tampa, Florida.

Banton, whose real name is Mark Myrie, was convicted in February of this year on three of four drugs and gun charges against him. He is facing a minimum of 15 years behind bars.

Buju Banton fans may not be able to get any new music from the Gargamel if he is sentence to serve time in federal prison.

According to reports, federal prison guidelines bar inmates from conducting “business activities” while they are incarcerated.

Although some prison have musical equipments and computers for inmates, they are not allowed to do any recordings. Inmate caught recording will be subject to severe disciplinary actions.