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Buju Banton Begins His Decade Stint In Texas

Reggae star Buju Banton will be serving his ten year prison sentence at the Limestone County Correctional Institution in Groesbeck, Texas.

Banton, whose real name is Marke Myrie, was moved from a holding facility in Oklahama by to the Texas facility on Friday (September 23rd).

The “Boom Bye Bye” deejay spent more than a month at the Federal Transfer Center (FTC) in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma after being moved from the Pinellas County Jail in Tampa, Florida.

Banton, who was convicted in February of this year on drug trafficking charges, will serve 8 years in the Texas prison, before his release on February 1, 2019.