Buju to Testify At Cocaine Trial

By admin Tue, 02/15/2011 - 00:00 Culturereggae

Reggae superstar and Grammy winner Buju Banton plans to testify at his trial currently underway in Florida. His 2010 work Before The Dawn won best reggae album at Sunday's Grammy awards. Hours later, his retrial on a charge of conspiracy to traffic cocaine began in Tampa. According to reports it was a good day for Banton, who prosecution witnesses admitted did not put money or make money from the drug deal, although he was caught on tape discussing it with undercover operatives. Here's a recap of Monday's hearing from the Miami Herald. And from the Jamaica Observer.