Buju Banton Having A Stroke In Prison Reports False

Buju Banton is alive and in good health despite rumors this morning about the singer having a stroke in prison.

Sources close to the Grammy winner told Urban Islandz that the 43-year-old is in good health and that the reports are completely false. “Gargamel (Buju Banton) is doing good and the reports are completely false,” sources said.

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News started circulating on social media on and some blogs on Saturday claiming that Buju Banton had a stroke and is hospitalized. We checked with the correctional department in Georgia and with the artists reps who also dismissed the reports.

Buju Banton, born Mark Myrie, is currently serving a 10-year sentence for drug trafficking charges. He is schedule for release from prison in late 2018.