Stephen Marley is gearing up to release his new album Revelation Part II: The Fruit of Life, due July 22.
The 23-track project features appearances from some big names in hip hop and reggae includig Busta Rhymes, Rakim, Wyclef Jean, DJ Khaled, Iggy Azalea, Rick Ross, Pit Bull, Damian ‘Junior Gong’ Marley, Shaggy, Black Thought (of The Roots), Ky-Mani Marley, Jo Mersa, Bounty Killer, Sizzla, Waka Flocka Flame, and Dead Prez.
The album is the followup to his 2011 project Revelation Part I: The Root of Life. That album focuses on roots reggae while this followup will showcase the diversity of reggae music and it’s influences on other genres including hip hop/rap.
Stephen Marley is the son of the late reggae legend Bob Marley. He has earned himself a total of six Grammy Awards throughout his career. Three of them he earned as a solo artist while three came from his stint with The Melody Makers.