Tagged: Buju Banton


Interview: DJ Khaled

DJ Khaled and the sound of success A hornet yellow helicopter barnstorms the field twice, eyeballed by half a dozen cameras before the director yells cut. The video crew scrambles to relocate by the pool … read more »

POSTED June 12, 2013 6:20PM IN FEATURES Comments (3) TAGS: , , , , , , , ,

Staff Selects Playlist: This One 4 My Bb

Every week, a different FADER editor compiles a playlist to highlight a new release and give you a guide to that artist’s web of influences and peers. These Staff Selects live in our Spotify app, … read more »

POSTED February 14, 2013 11:27AM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: , , , , , , , , ,

Live: Buju Banton’s Last Stand

Buju Banton is going through some shit. The LBGT community has been all up in his face for a decade, and arguably rightly so, for “Boom Bye Bye,” a lurching, scary song with lyrics that … read more »

POSTED January 18, 2011 6:00PM IN MUSIC NEWS Comments (7) TAGS: , , , , ,

Ranks Pays Respect to Dancehall

This could be Shabba Ranks‘ year: not long after we honored the man in our Icon issue, a new clothing line has gone so far as to title itself with his surname. Ranks, based in … read more »

POSTED September 10, 2010 11:30AM IN STYLE NEWS Comments (1) TAGS: ,

Video: Buju Banton "Optimistic Soul"

The dance that Buju does on stage during the video is actually the same dance we do in our sleep to wake ourselves. Never mind that we’re exposing ourselves to the risk of shaken baby … read more »

POSTED May 5, 2010 3:00PM IN SUITE903 TAGS: , ,

Gabriel Heatwave’s UK Funky Bashment Mixtape MP3

It was only a matter of time before the hottest dance music in London, with its African influences and syncopated jangling, began drifting into reggae territory. On Gabriel Heatwave‘s mix for XLR8R, he shows exactly … read more »

POSTED October 9, 2009 2:45PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (3) TAGS: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Contest: Win Tickets To See Buju Banton

When was the last time you saw Buju Banton perform in the United States? Never! Lucky for you he’s going on a mega tour across the US, so if you live in or near San … read more »

POSTED October 7, 2009 6:27PM IN CONTESTS, MUSIC NEWS Comments (25) TAGS:

Freeload: Buju Banton, “Regular Ting”

It’s nice to know that somewhere in the middle of putting out his new album Rasta Got Soul Buju Banton broke off a version on Truckback Records Clutch Riddim with “Regular Ting.” We miss the … read more »

POSTED June 19, 2009 10:32AM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: ,

Buju Banton Can Roll a “Cigarette” in Three Seconds (and has a new album)

Fast forward to 1:28 and watch in amazement. Then rewind to to 1:17 and hear Buju announce his new album Rasta Got Soul, coming out April 21st.

POSTED February 26, 2009 7:15PM IN MUSIC VIDEO TAGS: ,