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The Best of Buju Banton is a compilation album by dancehall reggae artist Buju Banton, released in 2002 (see 2002 in music).
Mark Anthony Myrie, professionally known by his stage name Buju Banton, is a Jamaican reggae dancehall recording artist. He is widely considered one of the most significant and well-regarded artists in Jamaican music. Banton has collaborated with many international artists, including those in the hip hop, Latin and punk rock genres, as well as the sons of Bob Marley.
The Grammy Award for Best Reggae Album is an award presented at the Grammy Awards, a ceremony that was established in 1985 and originally called the Gramophone Awards, to recording artists for quality works in the reggae music genre. Honors in several categories are presented at the ceremony annually by the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences of the United States to "honor artistic achievement, technical proficiency and overall excellence in the recording industry, without regard to album sales or chart position".
’Til Shiloh is the fourth album by Jamaican dancehall artist Buju Banton, released in 1995 by Loose Cannon Records, a short-lived subsidiary of Island Records. His international breakthrough, ’Til Shiloh marked a turn towards a more serious path. Many of the songs on this album explore Buju's then newfound faith in the Rastafari movement, with songs such as "Til I'm Laid to Rest", and "Untold Stories". This could be seen as a transition from the rude-bwoy style to a more roots-oriented fashion, although the seventh track is based on the hardcore "Arab Attack" riddim.
Sounding a Mosaic is the second album from the Canadian rock band Bedouin Soundclash. The album was released on September 7, 2004. Recorded in Montreal and produced by Darryl Jenifer of Bad Brains, the album spawned the hit single "When the Night Feels My Song" which reached #1 on the Canada singles chart. The album had two more singles, "Shelter" and "Gyasi Went Home". The album was certified platinum by the CRIA with over 100,000 copies sold across Canada.
Voice of Jamaica is the third studio album by Jamaican dancehall reggae artist Buju Banton. It was released on August 3, 1993 via Mercury Records/PolyGram and was his international debut. Its remastered and expanded edition was released in 2002 with additional tracks.
Mr. Mention is the second album by Jamaican dancehall reggae artist Buju Banton, released in 1992. When Banton signed with Mercury Records in 1993, PolyGram purchased the rights to the album and re-released it through Mercury's independently distributed Fader Records imprint with three fewer tracks and an explicit-lyrics sticker affixed to the album cover. The song "Batty Rider" appears in the Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas video game soundtrack, on the fictitious radio station K-Jah West.
Unchained Spirit is a studio album by the dancehall/reggae artist Buju Banton, released in 2000. It was his first and only album to be released on the ANTI- record label, an imprint of Epitaph Records.
Friends for Life is the seventh studio album by Jamaican recording artist Buju Banton. It was released on March 11, 2003 through VP Music Group with exclusive distribution via Atlantic Records. Production was primarily handled by Donovan Germain and Buju Banton, along with Cool & Dre, Jammy "Jamz" James, Sheldon Stewart, Sly Dunbar, Steely & Clevie, Steven "Lenky" Marsden. It features guest appearances from Beres Hammond, Bounty Killer, Fat Joe, Nadine Sutherland, Sons & Daughters Choir and Wayne Wonder. The album peaked at number 198 on the US Billboard 200 album chart, and was nominated for Grammy Award for Best Reggae Album at the 46th Annual Grammy Awards, but lost to Sean Paul's Dutty Rock. The album was supported with charted single "Paid Not Played", which peaked at number 84 on the Official Singles Chart Top 100 in the UK.
Flame On is an album released by popular Soca artist Machel Montano from Trinidad and Tobago in 2008. It was first launched at Trinidad's Club Zen on 16 January 2008. The album marks Machel Montano's second release after rebranding to Machel Montano HD in 2007. A release in the United States has been reported to be upcoming on the Delicious Vinyl label with a different album name, Wining Season.
Ultimate Collection is a compilation album by dancehall/reggae artist Buju Banton released in 2001.
Stamina Daddy is the debut album by Jamaican dancehall reggae artist Buju Banton, released in Jamaica only during 1992. The album was later repackaged as Quick.
Dubbing with the Banton is an underground dub album by dancehall/reggae artist Buju Banton released in 2000. The album is among the rarest Buju Banton albums ever as it was a limited release, primarily issued in Jamaica.
The Best of the Early Years: 1990–1995 is a compilation album by dancehall/reggae artist Buju Banton released in 2001, covering his early career.
Buju and Friends is a compilation album by dancehall/reggae artist Buju Banton, released in 2004, consisting of duets between Banton and other artists.
Jamaican recording artist Buju Banton has released 11 studio albums.
Before the Dawn is reggae and dancehall artist Buju Banton's tenth studio album. It was released on September 28, 2010. This album was recorded at the artist's own Gargamel Music studio in Kingston, Jamaica. The album was Buju's last release before he was found guilty of federal drug charges.
Winston Foster, better known by the stage name Yellowman, is a Jamaican reggae and dancehall deejay, also known as King Yellowman. He was popular in Jamaica in the 1980s, coming to prominence with a series of singles that established his reputation.
Zico Alberto Garibaldi Roberts, better known by his stage name Kafu Banton, is a singer and composer of Spanish dancehall originated in Panama City.
Upside Down 2020 is reggae and dancehall artist Buju Banton's thirteenth studio album. It was released on June 26, 2020, through Gargamel Music and Roc Nation. The album is Buju's first release after his prison release.
Live N Livin is the seventh studio album by Jamaican dancehall singer Sean Paul. His label Dutty Rock Productions released the album on 12 March 2021.