Buju Banton to get evidentiary hearing on December 20, 2012
Embattled dancehall artiste, Buju Banton whose given name is Mark Myrie got a major break in his ongoing case last week when a judge granted him an evidentiary hearing.
The hearing is scheduled to take place at the Sam M. Gibbons Federal Court in Tampa, Florida on December 20.
The hearing comes just weeks after Buju’s lawyer, Chokwe Lumumba, and his defence support committee filed an application after learning that one of the jurors violated court orders.
Four of the jurors involved in the trial will answer to the court during that hearing.
Last month, juror, Terri Wright admitted in an interview that she researched aspects of the case on her computer before reaching a verdict.
If that turns out to be true, the judge could rule in favour of a mistrial.
Ms Wright said her research of the case did not influence her decision.
Buju Banton is currently serving a 10-year sentence in a Florida prison after being convicted in February of three counts of drug trafficking charges.
The Grammy-winning singer is also facing an additional five years on a gun charge.READ MORE ABOUT BUJU BANTON HERE
Shenseea Claims "Princess Of Dancehall" Critics Hits Back
Dancehall artiste Shenseea yesterday claimed her spot among the
female dancehall royalty when she dubbed herself dancehall's 'princess'
in a post to her Instagram page.
The post took on a life of its own, sparking debate about
which female dancehall artiste was deserving of the title princess,
since Spice is the queen.Read full article here
Rygin King said Alkaline Not On his Level
Dancehall artiste Rygin King might be losing a few fans after comments he made about Alkaline, not on his level. During
a live broadcast on his Instagram Montego Bay Based artiste, Rygin King
was asked if Alkaline is bigger Read more here
Upcoming dancehall artiste Jay Blaxx was shot and killed in the community of Granville, St James on August 28, 2018.
Reports reaching us are that Jay Blaxx who is from the said community was killed by Read more here
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