Booking team: Obi Asika, Ishsha Bourguet, Myles Jessop & Elene Du Toit
Assisted by: Emanuele Grisafi & Ewan Jenkins
- Buju Banton came into the game like a champion. His voice was a lionesque roar that instantly electrified listeners
- Buju cut his first record “The Ruler” at the age of 14 for producer Robert Ffrench. A few years later he recorded his breakout hit “Stamina Daddy” for Winston Riley’s Techniques label.By the age of 19 the prolific recording artist had broken a Jamaican record for the most #1 singles in one year—a mark set by none other than Bob Marley, the King of Reggae.
- He toured the world, spreading consciousness-raising music to the four corners of the earth.
- He has used his music to serve as a voice for the voiceless, and he recently established the Lend a Hand Foundation to make a difference in the lives of at-risk children, both in Jamaica and all around the world.
- In years to come, Buju Banton would elevate his stature within the world music community, collaborating with American rap stars like Fat Joe as well as the rock band Rancid, not to mention his close working relationship with the Marley family