Did Buju Banton Lose Grammy Award to Bob Marley’s Son Because of His Gay Hate Lyrics?

Did Buju Banton lose the Grammy award for Best Reggae Album because of all that pressure from GLAAD and the L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center, making a big stink about lyrics that call for the murder of gays being something the Recording Academy shouldn’t reward? Or because he didn’t have the best record?

Or is it because he’s en route to becoming a convicted drug felon?

The Best Reggae Album instead went to Stephen Marley, son of Bob, who beat out his own brother Julian. Stephen won in 2008, for his debut Mind Control.

Either way, Buju couldn’t attend the 52nd annual awards show in Los Angeles. Because he’s in a Florida prison

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