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Buju Banton
Mark Anthony Myrie, better known as Buju Banton, is a Jamaican dancehall reggae recording artist. He is considered by many to be one of the most important and beloved artists in the Jamaican music scene. Banton has collaborated with many international artists, including those of the hip hop, Latin and punk rock genres, as well as the sons of Bob Marley. Banton released several dancehall singles as early as 1987 but rose to fame in 1992 with two albums, Stamina Daddy and Mr. Mention, which later became the best-selling album in Jamaican history upon release. That year, he also broke the record for the No. 1 single in Jamaica, previously held by Bob Marley and Wailers. He signed with major label Mercury Records and released Voice of Jamaica in 1993. By the mid-1990s, Banton's music became more influenced by his Rastafarian faith, as heard by the following album 'Til Shiloh and Inna Heights.
Birth nameMark Anthony Myrie
Also known asGargamel
BornJuly 15, 1973, Kingston, Jamaica
GenresReggae, dancehall, reggae fusion, roots reggae, negro spiritual, folk, dub
Occupation(s)Deejay, singer, songwriter, musician
Years active1987–2011, 2018–present
LabelsTechniques, Penthouse, Mercury, PolyGram, Loose Cannon, Island, VP, Gargamel Music, Roc Nation
Associated actsWayne Wonder, Beres Hammond

About Buju Banton

Buju Banton
Buju Banton

Reggae Singer Buju Banton was born in Jamaica on July 15, 1973. He's 50 years old today.

Reggae singer who had a successful two-decade career before serving time in prison for drug distribution and possession of a handgun. One day before his trial in 2011, his CD Before the Dawn won Best Reggae Album at the 53rd Grammy Awards.

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Buju Banton before becoming famous

Buju Banton was born in the Zodiac sign Cancer (The Crab), and 1973 is also the year of Ox (牛) in the Chinese Zodiac.

He got his stage name after he was given the nickname"Buju", which is given to plump babies. He also used the word"Banton", which he got from his hero Burro Banton and means"storyteller".

Achievement of Buju Banton

Despite being recorded in 1992, one of his most popular songs,"Boom Bye Bye", received notice in 2009 for its contentious anti-gay lyrics.

Buju Banton's Family, Spouse, Dating and Relationship

Mark Anthony Myrie was born in the Salt Lane district of Kingston. His father worked as a laborer, and his mother worked as a street vendor. He has fifteen children and owns property in both Jamaica and Tamarac, Florida.

Buju Banton on Social Media

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Buju Banton Collabed with

On his album Unchained Spirit, he was joined by Reggae Singer Stephen Marley and Guitarist Tim Armstrong.

Buju Banton Income & Net worth

Buju Banton's income mainly comes from the work that created his reputation: a reggae singer. Information about his net worth in 2024 is being updated as soon as possible by allfamous.org, you can contact to tell us Net Worth of the Buju Banton.

Buju Banton Height and Weight

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Latest information about Buju Banton updated on March 10 2023.