Today, July 15, is the birthday of reggae/dancehall veteran Buju Banton.
Born Mark Anthony Myrie, Buju Banton is a Jamaican dancehall and reggae musician with several hits over the years including “Destiny,” “Hills and Valleys,” “Murderer,” “Untold Stories,” “Driver” and many more.
Buju Banton’s album catalog:
1992: Stamina Daddy
1992: Mr. Mention
1993: Voice of Jamaica
1995: ‘Til Shiloh
1997: Inna Heights
2000: Unchained Spirit
2003: Friends for Life
2006: Too Bad
2009: Rasta Got Soul
2010: Before the Dawn
His 2010 album Before the Dawn won Best Reggae Album at the 53rd annual Grammy Awards.
The Grammy-winning singer is serving a 10-year sentence for convictions on cocaine conspiracy and trafficking charges stemming from a 2009 arrest. He was convicted in 2011 following a sting operation.
The singer has maintained his innocence.
We the Jahkno! team would like to say a Blessed Earthstrong, Gargamel!