The Gargamel Buju Banton said thanks to his supporters
After his conviction in US Tampa Bay federal court on three charges by a 12-member panel of jurors.
In a statement read by his lawyer David Oscar Makus, Buju said:
"Our life and our destiny are sometimes pre-destined and no matter where this journey takes me, remember I fought the good fight," said the statement. "It was a great man that said 'my head is bloody but still unbowed'. I love you all. Thank you for your support. Keep loving God."