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Before his imprisonment for federal drug charges, Buju Banton was one of GLAAD’s most frequent targets thanks to his classic dancehall hit, “Boom Bye Bye,” which features homophobic lyrics that seem to call for violence against homosexuals. GLAAD ...
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Before he was locked up for drug charges, Buju delivered this beautiful anti-gun anthem, also called "Mr. Nine," on his 2003 album Friends for Life. "German Luger too hype, AK make nuff youth lose dem life," he sings.
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Jamaican reggae star Buju Banton asked a federal judge in Tampa, Florida, to reconsider his 10-year prison sentence he is serving on two drug charges. (Photo: REUTERS/Steve Nesius /Landov)
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