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|Buju Banton discography|
Jamaican recording artist Buju Banton has released 11 studio albums.
|Title||Album details||Peak chart positions|
| US || US HH || US Reggae || US Sales || US Indie || US Heat. || US Taste |
|Voice of Jamaica||159||29||6||159||—||5||—|
|Friends for Life||198||44||3||198||—||14||—|
|Rasta Got Soul||—||—||2||—||—||38||—|
|Before the Dawn||—||—||2||—||—||26||—|
|Upside Down 2020||—||—||2||27||—||3||23|
|"—" denotes releases that did not chart, or was not released in that country.|
|Year||Title||Peak chart positions|
|1999||Rudeboys Inna Ghetto||—|
|2000|| Dubbing with the Banton ||—|
|Flames Of Freedom||—|
|2001|| Ultimate Collection ||6|
| The Best of the Early Years: 1990–1995 ||—|
|2002|| The Best Of ||8|
|2004|| Buju and Friends ||—|
|2006|| Toppa di Top and Dirty Rhythms ||7|
|20th Century Masters - The Millennium Collection: The Best of Buju Banton||—|
|2012||The Early Years, Vol. 2: The Reality of Life||—|
|Title||Year||Peak chart positions||Album|
| CAN || UK || US Adult R&B || US R&B/HH Sales || US Dance Sales || US Bub. || US R&B/HH || US HH Airplay || US Rap |
|"Make My Day"||1993||—||72||—||74||—||—||81||—||—||Voice of Jamaica|
|"Paid Not Played"||2003||—||84||—||—||—||—||—||—||—||Friends for Life|
|"Driver A"||2007||—||—||—||—||—||—||75||72||—||Too Bad|
(DJ Khaled featuring Sizzla, Mavado and 070 Shake)
|2019||99||—||—||—||—||12||—||—||—||Father of Asahd|
(featuring John Legend)
|2020||—||—||17||—||—||—||—||—||—||Upside Down 2020|
|"—" denotes items which were not released in that country or failed to chart.|
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