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PHOTOS + VIDEOS: Buju Banton finally a free man

By Michael Klugey
Buju Banton finally a free man
Buju Banton finally a free man

Having served eight years in a US prison on drugs charges, Buju Banton finally arrives in Jamaica. 

Kingston, Jamaica — Grammy Award-winning reggae artiste Buju Banton who was released from the McRae Correctional Facility in Georgia yesterday, arrived at the Norman Manley International Airport (NMIA) in Kingston with fans and reggae music lovers storm the airport to welcome the music legend. 

Whiles fans were waiting and hoping to see the Grammy Award-winning singer, however, the entertainer was routed through another exit and taken to the police Harman Barracks for processing.

Buju Banton, whose given name is Mark Myrie, was arrested on cocaine charges in 2009 and given a mandatory 10-year sentence in 2011.

He was previously scheduled to be released in 2019, however, his release day was last year changed to December 8, 2018.

Days after his conviction, Buju Banton won a Grammy Award for his album Before Dawn. His other albums include 'Til Shiloh (1995), Inna Heights (1997) and Unchained Spirit (2000).

Check out how fans welcome the Grammy Award-winning singer: 

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Welcome home #BujuBanton 🇯🇲

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Buju Banton's father also expressed how happy he is to see his son again after several years of being in prison.

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