Buju Banton Targeted by Trinidad and Tobago Police

Buju Banton

“I’m chilling in my hotel room and the cops came to check me, a whole bunch of them saying they got a warrant to search my room and all kind of stuff,”

Buju Banton said in the video.

“I just want you to know that no matter what they can’t break us, we see what’s going on and we just want you to know what’s going on… We see what they are planning,” he added before asking, “how can you obtain a search warrant for a hotel room on a Saturday?”

Buju Banton also revealed that he received a visit from the Police Commissioner, Gary Griffith after his video went viral online.

Buju Banton and Police Commissioner, Gary Griffith
Buju Banton and Police Commissioner, Gary Griffith

“After viral posting, the Trinidadian Commissioner of Police and Representative of the Jamaican consulate paid me a visit to issue an apology on behalf of the Trinidadian Police Department. I will not let this issue affect my love for the Trinidadian people or me as I move forward to have a wonderful night tomorrow. Trini we’re still on track love to my Trini family,” the “Wanna Be Loved” singer captioned a set of photographs.

Buju Banton arrived in Trinidad and Tobago, on Good Friday, by a private jet. The Reggae star, whose real name is Mark Myrie, received a warm welcome from fans at Trinidad’s Piarco International Airport (Old Terminal).

Will this kind of treatment change for the dancehall superstar?