Jamaican reggae musician Buju Banton has been released from the United States prison, Asafrican.com can authoritatively report.
Buju Banton was released on Friday December 7, 2018 after spending almost 10 years at the McRae Correctional Facility in Georgia.
There has not been any official statement on his release by Asafrican.com has gathered that the musician is currently heading to his home country, Jamaica.
Real name Mark Myrie, Buju Banton was arrested on cocaine charges in 2009 and given a mandatory 10-year sentence in 2011.
The 45-year-old Grammy Award-winning artiste was previously scheduled to be released in 2019, however, his release day was last year changed to December 8, 2018.
Days after his conviction, Buju Banton won a Grammy Award for his album Before Dawn. His other albums include ‘Til Shiloh (1995), Inna Heights (1997) and Unchained Spirit (2000).