Twenty years ago, Alborosie exchanged Bella Italia for Jamrock and has been deeply devoted to study the roots of Reggae since.
The musician, instrumentalist, singer and producer with Sicilian roots has settled permanentrly in Jamaica. Alborosie is a multi-instrumentalist being proficient in guitar, bass, drums and keyboards. His musical career began with the italian reggae band Reggae National Tickek in 1993, when he was just 15 years old and he was known as Stena.
In 2001 Alborosie went solo. He moved to the island of Jamaica to be closer to the reggae music roots and the Rastafarian culture. After more than 5 years working in music productions with great artists like Gentleman, Ky-mani Marley, Beenie man, Sizzla and many more) he released SOUL PIRATE, his first solo Album.
That was when ALBOROSIE finally came to life.
Since then he released several studio albums like Escape from Babylon in 2009, Alborosie & Friends in 2014 and “The Rockers” in 2016, featuring few great italian artists such as Jovanotti, Elisa, Negramaro, Caparezza, Fedez and many more.
Alborosie hits includes “Rastafari Anthem”, “Kingston Town”, “Herbalist” among othera.
In 2011, he became the first European / Jamaica Reggae artist to win the M.O.B.O. (Music of Black Origin) Awards in the Best Reggae Act category in the U.K.
The artist is known also for headlining music festivals in all of Europe, Both North and South America, Australia, Africa and The Carribean.
Alborosie “Living Dread” UK tour 2017 follows the release of “Living Dread” single in August 2017 by Foward Recordings.
This song is a remake of a Black Uhuru tune which was included in “Rockers” movie soundtrack and anticipate the release of the acoustic version of “Soul Pirate” album.