Buju Banton Held On Drug Trafficking Charges
Banton has enjoyed strong ties within the Hip Hop community. During a storied career he has used collaborations with Ice Cube, Fat Joe, Busta Rhymes and others to crossover into both the Pop and Hip Hop markets.
"He is here ... I can't tell you when he will go to court or anything like that, but yes, he is here facing a charge of possession and the intent to distribute cocaine," said an anonymous DEA officer to Jamaican news paper The Gleaner. Buju Banton's ninth studio album, Rasta Got Soul, is currently nominated for a Grammy.