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Sunday, September 25, 2011

Buju Banton will Finish his Prison Sentence in Texas

The torments of Buju Banton seems to have no end in sight. Since his conviction he was expected to serve his sentence in Florida, but due to a reported shortage of beds he was expected to be moved to Mississippi. However, it is official that Buju banton will serve the remainder of his sentence at the Limestone County Correctional Institution in Groesbeck, Texas.

Banton was airlifted from the Federal Transfer Center (FTC) in Oklahoma City on Friday en-route to the Limestone County Correctional Institution in Texas where he is expected to begin serving his ten year prison sentence.

Saturday, September 24, 2011

Gregory Isaacs and Sugar Minott's Reggae Anthology Collections for October 2011

The vintage arm of VP Records, 17 North Parade will be releasing a reggae anthology collections for the cool ruler Gregory Isaacs and Sugar Minott.

The albums titled 'Gregory Isaacs’ The Ruler 1972-1990' - (October 24) and 'Sugar Minott’s Hard Time Pressure' - (October 18) will capture the essence of their music, message and style. Each collection will contain 2 CDs, bonus DVD and an original deluxe packaging that includes extensive liner notes and exclusive archival footage and photos of the late reggae legends.

Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Buju Banton's release date set for Februrary 2019

Buju Banton though still listed as 'In Transit' has had his release date set at February, 2019 by the Bureau of Prisons.

This release date for the reggae star was set based on time he already served on his original ten year sentence handed down after his guilty verdict in February.

Tuesday, September 6, 2011

Australia's Favorite Reggae Festival Cancelled for 2012

McManus Entertainment, promoters of one of Australia's biggest reggae festival, Raggamuffin; has announced that the festival will be taking a break for 2012 but promises bigger and better when it returns the following year.

Saturday, September 3, 2011

Reggae Legend gives Nirvana tracks a Reggae Sound

Living Jamaican reggae legend Little Roy has joined forces with Prince Fatty and Mutant Hi-Fi to put a reggae spin on some of Nirvana's hits with 'Battle For Seattle' album.

'Battle for Seattle' will be Little Roy's take on 10 of the rock band's classics. All the tracks will have an authentic roots reggae sound and will feature many reggae veterans including Wailers guitarist Junior Marvin.