(Video) Mr. Vegas Speaks About Vybz Kartel Conviction & Buju Banton In Jail

Mr Vegas speaks about Vybz Kartel conviction + Buju Banton in Jail. See the full footage of the fellas on Hot 97 below!

Buju Banton Awaits Ruling On Mistrial Request

Buju Banton the Grammy award winning Reggae artist was convicted of drugs and weapons charges in 2011 following an arrest in 2009. A juror in the 2011 case has come under pressure after a Miami newspaper article claims she improperly investigated the case during the trial. The juror maintains that she did not in fact do any research on the case until after the trial, but could this get the famed singer off? Banton has already had one mistrial on this case, when it was first tried the jury deadlocked. If you pay your lawyers well enough they can make magic happen. Hit the jump for more. PaulDaPro

Breaking News: Buju Banton Found Guilty of Conspiracy to Distribute Cocaine!!

It was all good just a week ago. No really…he won a Grammy last weekend for best reggae album, now he’s being convicted on 3 cocaine charges. A federal jury convicted Grammy-winning reggae artist Buju Banton Tuesday of participating in a drug conspiracy to purchase $135,000 in cocaine. Hit the jump for more info. @MarisaMendez

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