Buju Banton Release First New Song Since Prison Release

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.


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