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Buju Banton Bailed Out Of Jail By Stephen Marley

November 12, 2010 Leave a comment

AOL Music – Buju Banton has been released from prison thanks to Bob Marley’s son Stephen.

The reggae star, who’s real name is Mark Myrle, has been in prison since Dec. of 2009 when he was arrested for allegedly attempting to buy drugs from an undercover law enforcement officer in Florida. Continue Reading

Reggae artist Buju Banton was released from prison today after posting $300,000 bail. Stephen Marley had to put his house up for collateral to cover the bail money.

Buju Banton was released from prison today

Buju Banton, born Mark Myrle, faces life in prison on cocaine charges, as previously reported.



Bob Marley’s Daughter Gets Probation For Growing Marijuana

October 27, 2010 Leave a comment

HipHopWired – Bob Marley’s youngest child will serve 7 years probation for growing marijuana in her Philadelphia area home.

According to The Associated Press, a Chester County judge offered 29-year-old Makeda Jahnesta Marley a choice: a shorter prison term or a long stint on probation. She chose probation but could be forced to serve the prison term if she violates her probation. Continue Reading… 

Makeda Jahnesta Marley, Bob Marley’s daughter, has been placed on probation for 7 years for growing marijuana today.

Bob Marley’s daughter gets probation

Marley was arrested in 2008 when she attempted to remove marijuana plants from her home after police had arrived on a domestic-dispute call.


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