As previously reported, Buju Banton will be embarking on a world tour in summer 2019.
Now, sources close to the Dancehall star has confirmed that Buju Banton’s first performance for his “Long Walk To Freedom” tour will be in Jamaica.
“I cannot give any details at this time, but I can confirm that his first show will be in Jamaica,” Donovan Germain, the artiste’s close friend and former manager, told Loop Jamaica.
The first show in Jamaica is tentatively scheduled for March 23, 2019.
Hype Life Magazine understands that the tour dates will be announced in the coming weeks and special guests will be performing with the “Untold Stories” singer.
On Monday, Buju Banton’s Instagram account posted a message, announcing the “Long Walk To Freedom” tour, which will be Buju Banton’s first major trek after his release from prison on December 8.
“The anticipation continues to build, looking forward to seeing you all soon. Stay Tuned! #LWTFT #bujureturns,” the post read.
While the “Destiny” singer already has a show booked for Trinidad and Tobago in the spring of next year, there is another event scheduled at the Nassau National Stadium in the Bahamas on March 30th.
Buju Banton, whose real name is Mark Myrie, is now serving a 10-year prison sentence for drug trafficking. He will return to Jamaica after his release.
He was awarded a Grammy forthe Best Reggae Album in 2011 for his “Before the Dawn”.