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A member of Buju Banton's security detail rushed to the embattled Reggae artiste's hotel room yesterday afternoon thinking that something had gone wrong after he heard loud shouts coming from inside.
However, the security officer's fears were calmed when he realised that Banton was celebrating news of his Grammy success.
Banton was meeting with his legal team in his hotel room in Tampa when he received news and started celebrating.
"I thought that something was wrong when I heard the noise," the security officer told the Observer. "I went to check it out and found out that he won the Grammy."
Banton won the prestigious award for Best Reggae Album for his project, Before The Dawn. This was his first Grammy award, having been nominated in previous years for Rasta Got Soul in 2009; Too Bad in 2007; Friends For Life, 2004; and Inna Heights, 1999.
"He is elated, man," one member of Banton's entourage told the Observer.
The announcement of the Reggae Grammy was made hours before the Grammy Awards show in Los Angeles, California last night.
The win has cast light on what has been a somewhat gloomy past 14 months for the artiste who has been at the centre of a drug trial which resumes this morning in the Sam M Gibbons Federal Court in Tampa, Florida.
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