Buju Banton



Buju Banton

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Active
1987
Born
July 15, 1973 in Kingston
Location
Kingston, Jamaica
Biography
Buju Banton (born Mark Myrie 1973) is a Jamaican dancehall, ragga, and reggae singer. He was born in a slum near Kingston, Jamaica called Salt Lane. "Buju" is a nickname which is of Breadfruit. The name is ironic in light of Mark Myrie's slim frame and large head, but it is, nevertheless, the nickname his mother gave him as a child. "Banton" is a Jamaican word referring to someone with a superior attitude and a gift with speech, but it was also the name of a local artist Burro Banton that Buju admired as a child. It was Burro's rough gravelly vocals that Buju emulated and ultimately made his own.
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Buju Banton Special Edition (Deluxe Version)

Buju Banton Special Edition (Deluxe Version)

Buju Banton November 18, 2016

6 Tracks

Cool & Deadly Riddim Mixtape by DJ Lass Angel Vibes

Cool & Deadly Riddim Mixtape by DJ Lass Angel Vibes

Buju Banton May 27, 2016

1 Tracks

Sons Of Jamaica

Sons Of Jamaica

Buju Banton November 6, 2015

13 Tracks

Penthouse Flashback Series: Buju Banton, Vol. 1

Penthouse Flashback Series: Buju Banton, Vol. 1

Buju Banton July 29, 2013

15 Tracks

Penthouse Flashback Series: Buju Banton, Vol. 2

Penthouse Flashback Series: Buju Banton, Vol. 2

Buju Banton July 29, 2013

15 Tracks

Penthouse Flashback Series: Beres & Buju

Penthouse Flashback Series: Beres & Buju

Buju Banton February 2, 2013

10 Tracks

Illumination - Buju Banton

Illumination - Buju Banton

Buju Banton December 21, 2012

11 Tracks

The Early Years, Vol. 2:

The Early Years, Vol. 2: "The Reality Of Life"

Buju Banton August 13, 2012

15 Tracks

5 Decades of Jamaica's Musical Heritage

5 Decades of Jamaica's Musical Heritage

Buju Banton August 12, 2012

32 Tracks

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