Buju Banton’s Son, Miles Myrie, Passes Away at 20

Miles Myrie, a 20-year-old whose father is the renowned reggae-dancehall artist Mark ‘Buju Banton’ Myrie, has tragically passed away. The confirmation came from Jahazeil Myrie, one of Banton’s sons, during a conversation with Observer Online on Monday. Despite refraining from sharing extensive personal details about his brother’s passing, Jahazeil expressed a heartfelt tribute, noting, “Miles is an hortical yute, his soul was clean,” indicating the profound loss felt by the family.

At the time of his death, Miles was residing in the United States, though the specifics surrounding his passing, including the cause, were not disclosed. Reflecting on their bond, Jahazeil recounted their shared upbringing and Miles’ positive influence on him, highlighting Miles’ motivational spirit and evolving dreams—from aspiring to become a judge to pursuing a passion for rapping in his later years.