Alborosie (Jamaica)

This week featuring Jamaica


Albert D’Ascola was born and raised in Italy in 1977, but is now residing in Kingston, Jamaica.  He goes by the stage name Alborosie.  Alborosie was in an Italian reggae band when he was 15, then in 2000 he decided to pursue a solo career and moved to Jamaica.  Despite some good tracks, most notably Burnin’ and Lootin with Ky-mani Marley, he would have to wait until 2006 to reach international recognition with Herbalist which was considered best song of the year by David Rodigan.  Alborosie becomes the first white artist to be distributed in Jamaica by Bob Marley’s label, Tuff Gong.  In 2011 he released his 6th album 2 Times Revolution and won the 2011 MOBO Award for Best Reggae Act.


1 Comment (+add yours?)

  1. Rasta teacher
    Feb 05, 2012 @ 13:24:24

    Operation Uppsala is a great tune in which he criticizes the police in Uppsala for being real fascists.


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