Thursday, December 17, 2009




WWW, December 2009 - The news that Buju Banton was arrested in Florida (USA) for the bizarre claim of "conspiracy to posses more than five kilo of cocaine" caused waves of responses all over Babylon. From the "Gay Rights Activists" to Idrens in the Movement of Rastafari, everybody agrees that this has to do with his musical works rather than the alleged claims.

A report.

It's no secret: there's a war going on between the "Gay Rights Activists" and Dancehall artists/fans and it has to do with the fact that in Jamaica homosexuality is illegal and rejected in the Bible as well.

One major target for the calls to boycott Reggae/Dancehall and Jamaica is Buju Banton.

His latest tour saw many "Gay Rights Activists" fighting fiercely not only against Buju Banton and Dancehall music, but even against Rasta. Slightly bigger pictureIn a dirty play on the title of Buju's latest album "Rasta got Soul", they've dubbed their hate-campaign "Rasta got Hate" (See left).

The "Gay Rights" movement was -until a few days ago- working very hard to get Buju Banton out of a job. The fact that his latest album was nominated for the Reggae Grammy Awards had made them furious as hell. So furious, that Buju reportedly got attacked with pepper spray after having a meeting with representants of the "Gay Rights Activists" in San Francisco.Slightly bigger picture

It's no secret what the "Gay Rights Activists" want. It's actually pretty well pictured in the pictured cartoon (right). Even though the pictured situation is too absurd to view as realistically possible, what did happen in reality came close.

A few years ago they basically forced a number of Dancehall artists to sign a thing called "Reggae Compassionate Act", a document wherein one "Gay Rights Activist" had basically come up with his own definition of "One Love" and even Reggae in general and had people like Sizzla, Beenie Man and Buju Banton signing the thing. (PDF)

Now you can visit websites where under headlines like "Buju Banton's violations of the Reggae Compassionate Act" you can find all kind of "evidence" and even "proof" that Buju sinned against the dictate called Reggae Compassionate Act. It's all about his "Boom Boom Bye Bye" tune, an anti-homosexual tune he wrote when he was still a teenager and which then went on to live a life of it's own, hunting Banton until this very day.

Yes, that one is for certain: Buju Banton is hunted down by forces of Babylon on many levels.

Click for website and leave comment Hunted down by what can be called a mob, with their mind set at destroying Jamaica and Reggae Music, starting with Buju Banton. A mob which presents themselves on websites, like that one which has the Jamaican flag with a bloodstain on it.

Apparently now also hunted down by the Drug Police in the USA, which is known to set up traps and provoke and infiltrate in groups and whose spokespeople are now claiming that Buju Banton was involved in a "conspiracy to buy over five kilo of cocaine". A claim that Buju vigorously denies through his lawyer. (LINK)

The anti-Buju websites radiate the enormous pleasure "Gay Rights Activists" have over Buju's arrest. Some examples:

In even more great news, murder-music Grammy nominee Buju Banton is currently sitting in a federal lockup in Miami, charged with conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute more than five kilos of cocaine. Because I'm a nice person, I will charitably say no more. Except this ... MWA-HA-HA CHORTLE CHORTLE GUFFAW!

anti-gay, murder-music singer Buju Banton is sitting all nice and cozy-like in a Miami jail cell

The view of Buju Banton in an American prison, where if called guilty he can face up to 20 years, apparently does not trigger any compassion by the ones who dictated to Rastas and Dancehall vocalists just what "One Love" is and boasted how "compassionate" they are, that's for sure.

At the moment this article is written, there is not anything known about just when Buju Banton will go before a judge, if or when he can get bailed out, but we'll keep you posted.


  1. Oh come on!

    First of all, there is no war between gay people and rasta culture. There IS a war between gay people and anyone who calls for our death. Can't you see the difference? Many dancehall artists can manage to either not mention gay people at all--or at least not call for us to be shot, burned, etc. We WILL stand up for ourselves against people who target us with violence. Do you not understand the feeling that we could be killed at any time by a crazy straight guy, maybe all hyped up from listening to boom bye bye? Can you not understand that feeling of terror?

    Secondly, you quote a cartoon saying what gay people want from buju. What? Here's what we want: an apology for calling for our death, and a promise not to do it again. Is that too much?

    Third, look, if gay people controlled the police, we wouldn't be going after buju. We'd probably start by going after GWB. Every man in our court system is innocent until proven guilty. But *IF* buju is found guilty, it appears that his coke dealer turned informant on him. Now, who knows...maybe the coke dealer is outraged at boom bye-bye. seem hurt that some gay people are celebrating buju's arrest. Again...he called for our death. I am not celebrating, because I understand that he is a hero to many everyday people who aren't all caught up in preaching violence against gay people, and I understand that many of them have challenges from poverty, colonialism, etc. Those children of god are not my enemies. BUT, I do understand why some people are celebrating. Can you? If a white American artist called for death to Jamaicans, would you be hurt? Would you be glad if he were arrested? Or do you see gays as so unhuman that you could not possibly share emotions with them.

    Fifth, the drug was has been a terrrible thing, and many black men have been victimized by it. We all realize that, and should struggle against it. But buju is in a serious situation because the DEA--which has a 95% conviction rate--claims they have buju on tape tasting cocaine.

    Finally, you claim buju is hunted down by a mob? DON'T YOU UNDERSTAND THAT GAYLESBIAN PEOPLE ARE BEATEN TO DEATH EVERY DAY IN THIS WORLD BY STRAIGHT PEOPLE? BECAUSE OF WHO WE ARE? AND BOOM BYE BYE cheers that we're jews in the holocaust...or darfurians...or any other group that might face ethnic cleansing.

    *If* buju is convicted, it will turn out that the gays were right all along...HE is buju.

  2. QUOTE: "*If* buju is convicted, it will turn out that the gays were right all along...HE is buju."

    Thanks for confirming that "the gays" indeed will rejoice "*if*" Buju is convicted...

  3. You can see the U.S. DEA affidavit in the Buju Banton case at

    Thanks, Dancehall.Mobi

  4. Thank you! I will forward it to the Dubroom Readers/visitors

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