Buju Banton is again in the USA after a number of years

Miami was the primary cease for legendary Dancehall artist Buju Banton, who lately made his first go to to the USA since his launch from a U.S. federal jail in 2018.

American producer DJ Khaled posted a video of himself and Buju Banton on Instagram, with the caption: “@bujubanton WELCOME FORWARD TO MIAMI it’s been 15 years for the reason that ICON @bujubanton touched down within the 🇺🇸!”

“The Gargamel is again,” Buju Banton declared within the video.

“I wanna say nuff like to all my followers on the market in all the opposite states of the USA. The Gargamel is again,” he added.

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He was later pictured within the recording studio with DJ Khaled.

The final time Buju Banton was within the US

Buju Banton had been in the USA in December 2009, when Drug Enforcement Administration brokers remanded him to custody in Miami. He was charged with conspiracy to distribute and possession of greater than 5 kilograms of cocaine.

Banton was then moved to the Pinellas County Jail the place he remained till trial. A six-day trial in Tampa, Florida was declared a mistrial in September 2010, after the jury was unable to achieve a unanimous resolution.

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He was allowed to carry out one live performance earlier than his second trial, which was held in January 2011 to a sold-out crowd in Miami. A couple of weeks after the efficiency, Banton’s Earlier than the Daybreak album was introduced because the winner of Finest Reggae Album on the 53rd Annual Grammy Awards.

In February 2011, Banton was discovered responsible of conspiracy to own with intent to distribute 5 or extra kilograms of cocaine, possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug-trafficking offense, and utilizing communication wires to facilitate a drug-trafficking offense. He was discovered not responsible on the cost of tried possession of 5 kilograms or extra of cocaine.

4 months later, he was sentenced to 10 years and one month in a federal jail for the cocaine trafficking conviction. Banton was launched on December 7, 2018, from McRae Correctional Establishment in Georgia.