Posted On November 21, 2018 By In Caribbean Cultural News With 1126 Views

PRESS RELEASE: GRAMMY Award-Nominated Julian Marley to Release First Album in 10 Years


GRAMMY Award-Nominated Julian Marley to Release First Album in 10 Years

It has been close to a decade since GRAMMY award-nominated Julian Marley delivered his critically acclaimed “AWAKE” album,Ā and while fans and music lovers have been clamoring for another musical offering,Ā the reggae star as announced the January 25th release date of his fourth full length-album “As I Am”.

Trodding on the footsteps ofĀ his iconic father Bob Marley’sĀ message toĀ voiceĀ the grievances of the downtrodden through the vibrations of music, Julian is inspired by life and spirituality, and while remaining true to his reggae roots, the crooner transcendsĀ musical genres. The latter self-evident in “As I Am”.Ā Released by acclaimed labelĀ Ghetto Youths International & Zojak World Wide, the 17 tracks album boastsĀ Executive Producers, andĀ ProducersĀ Julian Marley, Damian Marley & Stephen Marley andĀ Executive ProducersĀ Aaron Mahlfeldt & Zoe Espitia. “As I Am” features collaborations withĀ some of his equally successful GRAMMY counterparts such as winner and 5 times nominated Shaggy, winner Beenie Man among a host of other impressive artists

Speaking on the album meaning and the long wait between projects, Julian explained “ā€˜As I Amā€™. “The title means exactly what it says, ā€˜As I Amā€™.Ā Each song is an expression from within, each feel represents who I am. I was inspired byĀ GOD -life- love – family- people and the social issues we live in today and from ever since. Music is to gather the people under the umbrella of love and the love is in the music.”Ā the GRAMMY nominated artist further relatedĀ “Time is the master, weā€™re always working on music even though you donā€™t hear it. Music is a feeling and we donā€™t rush it.Ā The public can expect something thatā€™s not out there, a unique album tailored cut to uplift charge up and feel good.”

With the pre-order now availableĀ (Ā music lovers and fans willĀ get an insight into the album with their first instant gratificationĀ track titled “Straighter Roads”. “As I Am” album official digital release date is January 25th, 2019

This relationship is forged from an incredible production consisting of all things Julian Marley. ā€œAs I Amā€ spans a decade of history in the making. The album encompasses the fundamental principal of Roots Rock Reggae which is fueled by love. The instrumental piece of this album includes key elements of Julianā€™s experiences from England to Jamaica over into the US. Fans will come away with the true foundation of Jamaican music as todayā€™s pop culture. As Julian states very clearly ā€œtime is the masterā€. – Zojak World Wide