MusicalHeatWave understand that Buju Banto roots dancehall DJ currently serving a ten year sentence has a Masters Degree in Music Business Management from the University of New York. Buju was arrested at his Tamarac, South Florida home in 2009 after United States authorities accused him of taking part in the purchase and sale of cocaine. He was captured on video tasting cocaine in a government-controlled warehouse in Tampa.
In 2011, during a telephone conversation with the Jamaica Observer, Banton stated that he was attending classes inside the Pinellas County Jail in Tampa and planned to attain a master’s degree by the time his federal sentence is served. He was adamant that he would not crumble under the pressures of incarceration and said he was determined to make good out of his troubles. Buju Banton real name Mark Myrie is schedule to be released late 2018.