Buju Banton was and is still considered one of the biggest reggae voices to emerge out of Jamaica. With his uplifting and socially conscious music Buju has solidified himself as a living legend in the genre.
Banton completed a years-long prison sentence that stemmed froma drug- and weapons-related conviction. In 2011, the 45-year-old was for the illegal possession of a firearm and conspiracy to possess cocaine with intent to distribute. Two years into his incarceration, a judge dismissed his gun charge and reduced his sentence to seven years.
5 months after his release, Buju released a entitled "Country For Sale"
“It’s truly been a long walk to freedom...but I give thanks for the outpouring of love and support over the past 9 years,” he wrote on Instagram after his release. “I look forward to seeing and thanking you all on the Long Walk to Freedom Tour.”
Take a listen below.