Buju Banton Mourns Son’s Death in New Post

Reggae and Dancehall veteran Buju Banton has finally broken his silence surrounding the passing of his 20-year-old son, Miles Myrie. Buju took to social media Thursday afternoon to mourn the passing.

This post from Buju Banton comes a few days after his other son, Jahazeil Myrie, broke the news online, Jahazeil has been silent on the matter since.


For his post, Buju shared a picture of his deceased son giggling/laughing, along with a short message that says, “Sip papa God knows.”

Buju’s post of Miles Myrie

The Reggae and Dancehall community, fans, and fellow artistes have rallied around Buju, offering condolences and support amidst his loss. See some of the reactions to his post below:

Notably, this post comes from Buju Banton a day after an estranged female called out the 50-year-old deejay for not talking about his son’s death, she also blamed him for Miles’ death, claiming that Mark Anthony Myrie who is more commonly known as Buju Banton neglected his son in his time of need.

According to unconfirmed reports, the circumstances surrounding Miles Myrie‘s death are both tragic and distressing. It is believed that he was on the streets in the United States when he was killed, although details remain sparse, and the family has not provided specific information regarding the incident. This lack of clarity adds an additional layer of anguish to an already heartbreaking situation.

The news of Miles’s untimely passing sent shockwaves across the globe, touching the hearts of many who empathize with the legendary artiste’s profound loss.

In a world where artistes often maintain a public persona, Buju Banton‘s heartfelt expression of grief on social media provided a poignant glimpse into the personal anguish he is enduring regardless of the rumours and criticisms.

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