(JAMAICA OBSERVER -SNO) — Music producer Markus Myrie, son of Buju Banton, made a report to the Constant Spring police on Thursday following an alleged altercation with his father.
The alleged incident took place at Buju Banton’s Carlyle Avenue recording studio in St Andrew.
“Yes. His son made a report sometime last night… It’s a case of assault as he was punched in the mouth,” the officer told the Jamaica Observer yesterday. “He was sent to doctor.”
The officer said it is unclear whether the younger Myrie will press charges. The 25-year-old however, took to social media to blast his father.
“So much drama since December. This man needs to go back to prison and dead in deh,” read one of his Instagram “stories”.
“And you know you f****ed up when you come from prison and out of your 17 children not even 10 was genuinely happy that “Daddy” is back. Great “artiste” yeah, but write me off a your list p****y,” he wrote.
He had indicated there would be legal consequences.
“Parents love respect and can’t understand is a two-way street; but me mada never grow me fi take disrespect. B****yman you cah talk to me any way you wah. Me nah fi itch up round yuh fi nothing, and me nah stretch out me hand to you or depend pan you, and it hurt say you can get fi tek liberty a me don’t? But blessed is the child that has his own Oh and me a press charges,” he added.
Myrie has also produced songs by Ding Dong — Protect Your Life, Deja — Black Egypt, and Jahazeil — Who Am I.
Buju Banton is scheduled to perform at his Long Walk to Freedom concert at the National Stadium in Kingston today. His last concert was held on January 16, 2011 to a sold-out crowd in Miami, during his trial in the United States on drug charges.