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Buju Banton: Young Slack Teenager

Steven Wells, New Musical Express, 14 August 1993

Two years ago, BUJU BANTON caused a furore with his single 'Boom Bye Bye', advocating the killing of homosexuals, a controversy further fuelled when his views were defended by Shabba Ranks on The Word. But, he says, that song was recorded when he was 17 and he's since moved on, we should listen and understand where he's coming from now. White boy McCarthyite STEVEN WELLS tries hard.

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