First, reggae singer Buju Banton was in the news this month because of his best reggae album Grammy nomination. Now Banton, whose real name is Mark Anthony Myrie, is behind bars in federal prison in
Banton has been in custody since Thursday, having been arrested on a charge of conspiracy to possess, with intent to distribute, more than 5 kilograms of cocaine, explains a DEA spokesman. Though Banton is being held in
Only recently, Banton was in the news after his Grammy nomination for Rasta Got Soul was protested by gay rights advocates.