Grammy-winning singer-songwriter-producer Stephen Marley, returns to the top of the charts with his critically acclaimed fourth solo album, Revelation Part II:The Fruit of Life (Ghetto Youths International via INGrooves), with a debut at #1 atop the Reggae chart.
Marley debuted across multiple Billboard charts with an impressive debut #8 on Indie, #19 on Current Digital, #21 Overall Digital and #41 on Top Current Albums.
Released on July 22 after a successful 44-city coast-to-coast promotional summer tour, the 24-track album sold just over 4,581 copies, receiving all of 24 per cent hard copy CD sales to debut in the number one spot.
Rave reviews by fans and critics have kept Stephen Marley’s fourth studio album, ‘Revelation Pt. II: The Fruit of Life’, atop the Billboard Reggae Chart for the second week.
Produced by the Grammy-winning multi-instrumentalist, Revelation Part II:The Fruit of Life is the second installment of his two-part series, following the Grammy-winning Revelation Part I: The Root of Life (2011).
“The Fruit is about the different branches; there are many pages within my mind, many colors and ideas” says Marley.
“We come from a versatile generation that can’t be put in a box.”
The album, which is also called “Fruit” features a multitude of today’s biggest names in Hip-Hop and Reggae including Damian “Jr. Gong” Marley, Rick Ross, Pitbull, Iggy Azalea, Waka Flocka, Dead Prez, Rakim, DJ Khaled, Busta Rhymes, Wyclef Jean, Shaggy, Black Thought (of The Roots), Bounty Killer, Sizzla, Capleton, Ky-Mani Marley, Jo Mersa and more.
“Revelation Pt. II: The Fruit of Life” is available at Best Buy and digital retailers.
Stephen Marley, also called Ragga, is the second eldest son of reggae legend Bob Marley and Rita Marley.
He was raised in Kingston, Jamaica and started singing professionally at the age of seven with his elder siblings Ziggy, Sharon and Cedella as The Melody Makers.
The singer, songwriter, musician and producer has consecutively landed #1 on the U.S. Billboard Reggae Album Chart for all of his solo albums and has earned a total of eight Grammys for Best Reggae Album.
He won this accolade as a solo artist for Mind Control, Mind Control Acoustic and Revelation Part I: The Root of Life, as producer for Damian “Jr. Gong” Marley’s Half Way Tree and Welcome To Jamrock, and as a member of Ziggy Marley & The Melody Makers for Conscious Party, One Bright Day and Fallen Is Babylon.
Stephen Marley continues to share his incredible musical legacy with adoring fans across the globe.