Â He is the first deejay to cultivate the art of toasting, which is the style in reggae music where the deejays start chanting on the record.Â He is also the first reggae music artist to be on a mainstream record label.
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Buju Banton (Mark Anthony Myrie in real life) is a Jamaican dancehall and reggae musician born on July 15, 1973. He was born near Kingston, Jamaica in a poor neighborhood called Salt Lane. “Buju” is a nickname for chubby children, which was irony compared to Buju’s slim frame as a child while “Banton” is a Jamaican word referring to someone with a superior attitude and a gift of speech. Buju Banton is also the uncle of Sean Kingston.
Sanchez has a great range of songs that can fall into the categories of R&B as well as hard core dancehall. Many of his songs are remakes of hit songs that were on the American R&B charts.