FILE - In this Oct. 13, 2003 file photo, Jamaican reggae star 

FILE - In this Oct. 13, 2003 file photo, Jamaican reggae star Buju Banton poses at the Source Hip-Hop Music Awards in Miami. A federal judge has denied reggae singer Buju Banton's request for a new trial, saying there's no need because of a previous appeals court ruling. A Florida jury found Grammy-winning reggae singer Buju Banton guilty on cocaine conspiracy on Feb. 22, 2011 after deliberating for 11 hours over two days. Banton is serving a 10-year prison sentence. (AP Photo/Yesikka Vivancos, File)
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FILE - In this Oct. 13, 2003 file photo, Jamaican reggae star Buju Banton poses at the Source Hip-Hop Music Awards in Miami. A federal judge has denied reggae singer Buju Banton's request for a new trial, saying there's no need because of a previous appeals court ruling. A Florida jury found Grammy-winning reggae singer Buju Banton guilty on cocaine conspiracy on Feb. 22, 2011 after deliberating for 11 hours over two days. Banton is serving a 10-year prison sentence. (AP Photo/Yesikka Vivancos, File)
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