Jamaican Music

Buju Banton Launches “Everything BB” Clothing Line

Buju Banton
Written by StephanieK

Reggae artiste Buju Banton, who is serving a prison sentence of ten years for cocaine distribution and conspiracy, is launching his own clothing line. According to an announcement by his team, the brand will be called “Everything BB” and will feature t-shirts that display Banton’s photo and the lyrics “over hills and valley” from his song “Hills and Valleys.” No date was given for the official launch, but once it occurs, fans will be able to purchase items at the clothing line’s Instagram page @everythingbbofficial. Banton was convicted in February of 2011 after an arrest in December 2009. His scheduled release date is December 8, 2018.

About Buju Banton
Buju Banton (born Mark Anthony Myrie; 15 July 1973) is a Jamaican dancehall reggae musician who has recorded pop and dancehall reggae songs, as well as songs dealing with sociopolitical topics for over 30 years. His lyrics and music have inspired some of today’s most well recognized voices and influencers, as well as fans across all ages, ethnicities, genders & nationalities.

Banton released early dancehall singles in 1988 but came to prominence in 1992 with two albums, Stamina Daddy and Mr. Mention, which became the best-selling album in Jamaican history upon its release. He signed with major label Mercury Records and released Voice of Jamaica the following year. By the mid-1990s, Banton had converted to the Rastafari faith, and his music undertook a more spiritual tone. His 2010 album Before the Dawn won Best Reggae Album at the 53rd annual Grammy Awards.

Biography Source: Biography.com

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