The 6th solo studio album from seven-time Grammy winner and reggae icon Ziggy Marley, ‘Ziggy Marley’ is rooted in and inspired by current world events, racial divides and human inequalities. Once again, Marley serves as the album’s sole producer; enlisting musicians Lyle Workman (Sting, Beck), Steve Ferrone (Tom Petty), Brain Macleod (Sheryl Crow), Zac Rae (Death Cab For Cutie, Lana Del Ray), Abe Laboriel (Michael Jackson, Quincy Jones, Paul McCartney) and Dave Wilder (Macy Gray, Barrington Levy) to join him in the studio.
The new self-titled album marks his first since 2014’s critically acclaimed ‘Fly Rasta’, which took home the 2015 Grammy award for Best Reggae Album.
Guide Me – Gappy Ranks
Jacob Lee, also known as, Gappy Ranks, a dancehall singer that calls London home, is certainly not a newcomer to the reggae genre. Guide Me, will be the fourth full-length album effort in the artist’s catalogue. Gappy Ranks stated, “[I have] hand picked all 13-tracks and delivered, compiled and executed a sure classic feeling, which hits the listener from the title track, Guide Me.” In total, the album features production from a multitude of producers, including Zj Chrome from Jamaica, Costa Rebel from Costa Rica, American based production crew Larger Than Life Records, Jugglerz Records from Germany, Asha D Records from England, Riddim Sky Records, Maximum Sound Production, Damalistik of Roots Survival, and the heavyweight production outfit, Special Delivery from France.