Nov 2009 16

We’re heading to “Kingston Town” courtesy of “Poppa Alba” – Alborosie.

Two years ago, this ode to Kingston by Alborosie took the Reggae music scene by storm. The authenticity of his musical artistry and the vividness of the video make it easy to believe that Alborosie was raised in Jamaica and grew up speaking patois. This is however not the case.  Having reached the pinnacle of the Italian Reggae music scene with a band he started in 1993; he emigrated to Jamaica permanently in 2001 from his native Sicily. Being an accomplished musician who plays, produces and studio-engineers his interpretation of Reggae he has been able to gain favour with his peers and some acclaimed pioneers of the Reggae community. The videos below tell the more of story:

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