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  • Writer's pictureRomaine Brown

Buju Banton Returns to the US After Six-Year, Touches Down in Miami

Reggae/Dancehall Legend made a grand return to Miami, marking his first visit since his release in 2018. DJ Khaled welcomed him with open arms

Buju marks his returns to US with Dj Khaled and Rohan Marley (Photo: IG)

Legendary Reggae/dancehall artist Buju Banton has returned to the US, six years after being deported to Jamaica following a lengthy detention period. Banton has been officially granted his visa reinstatement.

Touching down in Miami, Florida for the first time in 15 years, he was warmly welcomed by renowned DJ Khaled, who expressed, "Welcome back to Miami. It's been 15 years since the icon last set foot in the US."

Banton shared a series of photos from a private plane and at Khaled's home, reflecting on his comeback with the caption: "Long was the road, Many were the travels, But the journey of a 1000 miles begin with a single step Miami si mi ya."

In Miami, Banton was also seen alongside Bob Marley's son and Jamaican entrepreneur, Rohan Marley, capturing moments together in shared snapshots.

Jamaican dancehall icon Bounty Killer also expressed excitement, posting photos of Banton and Khaled together with the caption: "Buju Banton and Khaled in Miami right now. Rhum inna dutty babylon head jah jah run di earth who or wah fi stop it yard man thing."

2010 Grammy-award winner Buju Banton, popularly known as Gargramel, had faced a tumultuous period, serving a ten-year sentence starting in 2011 for cocaine trafficking. beinHe was finally released from prison in Atlanta, Georgia, in 2018.


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