Reggae Legend Buju Banton Is a Free Man After Serving 7 Years in Prison [VIDEO + PHOTOS]

December 8, 2018

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Buju Banton walked out of prison like a champion! The reggae superstar was released Friday (December 7) from a federal prison after a seven-year lockdown for drug trafficking.

Prosecutors believed Buju was planning on buying 11 pounds of cocaine. Before getting arrested back in 2011, he won a Grammy for best reggae album. 

Buju plans on going back to his homeland, Jamaica. This will be a big moment for the country because they’ve been waiting on his arrival, as well as his fans around the world. In Jamaica, he is known as the most famous artist whose last name isn’t Marley.

Buju Banton posted on IG post jail:

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Only Him know how we get through everyday … #LongWalkToFreedom #LWTF #bujureturns

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Wanna Be Loved #bujureturns #LongWalkToFreedom #LWTF #reggae #reggaemusic

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Diddy took to his IG to share his excitment, take a look:

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Today is a glorious day. BUJU IS FREE. Let’s go!!! King shit. True greatness. Welcome home. #blackexcellence

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