Mark Anthony Myrie, born 15 July 1973 in one of Kingston’s well-known slums called Salt Lane. He is a Jamaican reggae dancehall artist and is the youngest of 15 children, raised by his mum who was a street vendor and his father a laborer at a tile factory. Buju was a name given to him by his mother as a child and he too bore 15 children. Banton began toasting at the tender age of 13 and first tried his hand at deejaying. He was introduced to Robert French and produced Banton’s first single in 1986 titled “The Ruler.” Though he continued recording a good number of singles in 1987, he took a break so that his voice would become mature. When he returned in the early 90s, he had a growl likened to that of Shabba Ranks. Banton has made collaborations with Bob Marley’s sons as well as international artists in Hip-hop, Latin, and Punk rock. In 1992, Buju broke Bob Marley’s record for the greatest number 1 singles in a year, also one of Buju’s greatest hits ” Bonafide Love” featured Wayne Wonder who made him a guest star at the annual Jamaican stage show Sting. Banton released Voice of Jamaica in 1993 and was invited to meet Jamaican Prime Minister, P.J Patterson and he won some awards that same year at the Caribbean Music Awards and Canadian Music Awards.

Banton continued recording and releasing various songs such as “Murderer” which condemned gun violence. He decided to join the Rastafari movement following the death of his friend, Garnett Silk in late 1994. His music has carried on with more bearing on his experiences and the people around him like the shootings of fellow dancehall DJs, Panhead and Dirstman. He was arrested in 2009 whilst in the United States on drug charges and consequently imprisoned for 9 years before being released and returned to his home country Jamaica in late 2018. He continues to perform and releases impactful singles in both reggae and reggae dancehall.

Music Releases - Buju Banton

2019 Reggae Dancehall Singles Pack

2019 Reggae Dancehall Singles

2019 Reggae and Dancehall promotional singles pack for DJ use. Tracklist: AceGawd - MarkX Axio (Choppa Life) Agent Sasco (Assassin)…
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Reggae – An Owned Genre?

Reggae – an owned genre? It’s now well over a month since the biggest Music Awards Show, the Grammy's were held. Like any other Awards…
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World Rock Riddim – World Voice

WORLD ROCK RIDDIM - WORLD VOICE PRODUCTION 1999 Tracklist: Buju Banton - Ready Body ARP - Dis Gal Don Yute - Thug Style Kiprich…
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Reload Riddim – Penthouse Records

RELOAD RIDDIM - PENTHOUSE RECORDS 1999 Tracklist: Alley Cat - You Ago Make It Nadine Sutherland - Front Page Beenie Man - Reel…
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Re-entry Riddim – Markus Records

RE-ENTRY RIDDIM - MARKUS RECORDS 2013 Tracklist: Agent Sasco - Deh Pan Di Hustling Beenie Man - Woman A Di House Bryka - Jah…
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Outada Riddim – Seanizzle Records

OUTADA RIDDIM - SEANIZZLE RECORDS Tracklist: Buju Banton - Girls Dem Tired (Raw) Delus - Some Gal A (Raw) Demarco - Gal A You…
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Kiki Riddim – K-licious Music

KIKI RIDDIM - K-LICIOUS MUSIC 1999 Throwback hit riddim produced by Tony "CD" Kelly that introduced many to the world of dancehall (including…
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Buju Banton – Summer Body

BUJU BANTON - SUMMER BODY - GARGAMEL MUSIC 2021 Tracklist : Buju Banton - Summer Body APPLE MUSIC DOWNLOAD 
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Highway Riddim – Stone Cold

HIGHWAY RIDDIM - STONE COLD (GREENSLEEVES RHYTHM ALBUM #8) Tracklist: Buju Banton - Dis Mi Lady Capleton - Miles Chuck Fender…
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Muddy Riddim – Misik Muzik

MUDDY RIDDIM - MISIK MUZIK 2017 Tracklist: Bay-C - Bad Anyweh Blackman - Press Mi Press Buju Banton - Mek Mi Si Yuh Busy Signal…
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Z 2010 Riddim – Mastermind

Z 2010 RIDDIM - MASTERMIND 1999 Tracklist: Buju Banton - Naw Done General Degree - Plummy Mummy Ghost - Keep It Alive Mega…
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05 Riddim – Payday Music Group- 2011

05 RIDDIM - AUSTIN GREEN / PAYDAY MUSIC GROUP - 2011 Tracklist: 01 - BOUNTY KILLER - LOVE (FI BOUNTY) 02 - BUJU BANTON - WHINE UP AND GWAAN 03…