Buju Banton

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Mark Anthony Myrie (born 15 July 1973), 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.Banton released a number of dancehall singles as early as 1987 but came to prominence in 1992 with two albums, Stamina Daddy and Mr. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Buju Banton has received more than 1,840,696 page views. Her biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Buju Banton is the 2,726th most popular singer (down from 2,192nd in 2019), the 80th most popular biography from Jamaica (down from 65th in 2019) and the 20th most popular Jamaican Singer.

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  • 47.52

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  • 16

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  • 2.04

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  • 3.15

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Among singers, Buju Banton ranks 2,726 out of 3,541Before her are Antonia Iacobescu, Declan Galbraith, Franka Batelić, Timur Mutsurayev, Tionne Watkins, and Dalal Midhat-Talakić. After her are Lil Nas X, Bada, Amy Deasismont, James Blake, Victor Crone, and Masta Killa.

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Among people born in 1973, Buju Banton ranks 636Before her are Arnab Goswami, Johnny Damon, Rachel Maddow, Ids Postma, Sharlee D'Angelo, and Muhammad Abdullaev. After her are Michael Bacall, Markus Näslund, Wágner Pires de Almeida, Jacob Aagaard, Sticky Fingaz, and Daniel Jones.

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In Jamaica

Among people born in Jamaica, Buju Banton ranks 80 out of 147Before her are Veronica Campbell-Brown (1982), Michael Frater (1982), Barrington Levy (1964), Heavy D (1967), Shabba Ranks (1966), and Juliet Cuthbert (1964). After her are Luton Shelton (1985), Deon Hemmings (1968), Bert Cameron (1959), Sanya Richards-Ross (1985), Tayna Lawrence (1975), and Elaine Thompson (1992).

Among SINGERS In Jamaica

Among singers born in Jamaica, Buju Banton ranks 20Before her are Ky-Mani Marley (1976), Capleton (1967), Sizzla (1976), Barrington Levy (1964), Heavy D (1967), and Shabba Ranks (1966). After her are Beenie Man (1973), Bounty Killer (1972), and Omi (1986).