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  • Reggae Star Buju Banton Denied New Trial

    Aug 8, 12 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment


    *A federal judge has denied reggae singer Buju Banton’s request for a new trial, saying there’s no need because of a previous appeals court ruling, reports the AP. [SUBSCRIBE TO EURWEB's RSS FEED] In June, the federal appeals court in Atlanta upheld the Jamaican singer’s 2011 conviction on cocaine conspiracy and trafficking charges. The three-judge […]

  • Buju Banton Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison

    Jun 23, 11 by EURPublisher01 6 Comments


    *Despite pleas for leniency from family members, fans and supporters, a federal judge sentenced Grammy-winning reggae singer Buju Banton on Thursday to ten years in prison for conspiring to set up a cocaine deal. Banton was found guilty of conspiracy to possess with the intent to distribute cocaine, possession of a firearm in furtherance of […]

  • EUR Special Report: Pancreatic Cancer Hits Black America Hard

    Dec 14, 10 by EurPublisher Leave a comment


    *First we learned that the world had lost legendary Jazz saxophonist James Moody last week to pancreatic cancer. Then we discovered that the mystery ailment that had put the “Queen of Soul” Aretha Franklin in the hospital recently was also pancreatic cancer. The two developments are part of a silent trend which is hitting African […]

  • Saxophonist James Moody Dies of Cancer

    Dec 10, 10 by EURPublisher01 4 Comments


    *Celebrated jazz saxophonist and flutist James Moody,  who achieved fame as an associate of Dizzy Gillespie and was the co-composer of “Moody’s Mood for Love,” died Thursday (Dec. 9) of pancreatic cancer at a hospice in San Diego, The New York Times reported. He was 85. Moody revealed last month he had cancer and decided […]