Former fiancé of Asamoah Gyan’s alleged girlfriend, Buju Banton has been released from a U.S prison after nine years behind bars.
Reports have emerged that the lady Asamoah Gyan is allegedly going out with Nina Atalah, following the Black Stars skipper’s separation case with his wife Gifty was the ex-fiancée of popular Jamaican dance hall reggae star Buju Banton.
Mark Anthony Myrie -- popularly known as Buju Banton has been released from U.S prison to throw Jamaica into celebration of his arrival
The federal Bureau of Prisons updated its inmate locator to show that he was released Friday from the McRae Correctional Facility in Georgia.
Banton was convicted of federal drug charges in February 2011 for illegal possession of a firearm and conspiracy to possess cocaine with intent to distribute. He was sentenced to 10 years, a prison term his attorneys appealed to be reduced a year later, citing his "limited participation" in the drug operation that led to his December 2009 bust.
His then-girlfriend, Nina Atalah who is now dating Black Stars captain Asamoah Gyan allegedly abandoned Buju Banton when he was jailed in 2009 for drug possession.
Mr Gyan is set to nullify his marriage with his fiancée of 11 years and wife of 5 years to marry Nina Atalah afresh.
Banton is one of the most well-known reggae artists in Jamaica, where he's considered a big name in the same genre of music that features icons such as Bob Marley. His popularity among reggae fans led to his collaboration with international US artists such as Busta Rhymes and Fat Joe.
After his release, rap artist P. Diddy posted a message on Instagram. "Today is a glorious day. Buju is free. Let's go!" he said.