Synonyms for alborosie or Related words with alborosie


Examples of "alborosie"
Alberto D'Ascola (; born 4 July 1977), better known by his stage name Alborosie, and sometimes styled as AlBorosie, is an Italian reggae artist.
This song Ghetto by Akon is covered from the original Ghetto song of Alborosie.
In 2001 Alborosie decided to try a solo career. He moved to Jamaica to be close to reggae music's roots and Rastafari culture. There, he started working as a sound engineer and producer. He has also worked with artists like Gentleman and Ky-Mani Marley. His first solo album was called "Soul Pirate". In the summer of 2009 he released his second album which was called "Escape from Babylon". In August 2008 Alborosie played at the Uppsala Reggae Festival.
Loaded is the second studio album by Busy Signal. It was released on September 23, 2008. The album features the hit singles "Jail", "Whine Pon Di Edge" and "These Are the Days". Guest appearances include Mykal Roze and Alborosie.
Baker sold his shares of Gee Street to Richard Branson in 2000. In 2002 he moved to Jamaica, became a Jamaican citizen. That year, he also produced the album Adelante, featuring Ky-Mani Marley, Alberto D’Ascola (aka Alborosie)
Alborosie's hits include "Rastafari Anthem", "Kingston Town", and "Call Up Jah". Alborosie recently started his own record label, Forward Recordings. He has given concerts all round the world, including most of Europe and Jamaica.
Other UK based artists that had international impact include Aswad, Misty In Roots, Steel Pulse, Janet Kay, Tippa Irie, Smiley Culture and more recently Bitty McLean. There have been a number of European artists and bands drawing their inspiration directly from Jamaica and the Caribbean community in Europe, whose music and vocal styles are almost identical to contemporary Jamaican music. The best examples might be Alborosie (Italy) and Gentleman (Germany). Both Gentleman and Alborosie have had a significant chart impact in Jamaica, unlike many European artists. They have both recorded and released music in Jamaica for Jamaican labels and producers and are popular artists, likely to appear on many riddims. Alborosie has lived in Jamaica since the late 1990s and has recorded at Bob Marley's famous Tuff Gong Studios. Since the early 1990s, several Italian reggae bands have emerged, including Africa Unite, Reggae National Tickets, Sud Sound System, Pitura Freska and B.R. Stylers. Another Italian famous reggae singer was Rino Gaetano.
In 2014, Greensleeves Records released "Specialist Presents Alborosie & Friends", a collection of collaborations with other artists. The album entered the "Billboard" Top Reggae Albums chart at number 7. He collaborated with King Jammy on a dub album, "Reality of Dub", which is set for release in early 2015.
Abyssinians, Alaine, Alborosie & The Shengen Clan, Anthony B, Bunny Wailer, Busy Signal, Channel One Sound System feat. Mickey Dread & Ras Kayleb, Gentleman & The Evolution, I Mosa, Jah Cure, Kalle Baah, Kapten Röd, Labyrint, Mavado, Meditative Sounds feat. Kenny Knots, Midnite, Million Stylez, Misty In Roots, Natural Way, Peetah, Gramps Morgan, Robert Athill, Roots By Nature, Serengeti, Slag Från Hjärtat, Stone Love, Voice Mail.
The awards show returned to Glasgow's SECC on 5 October 2011, hosted by Jason Derülo and Alesha Dixon. Jessie J won four awards, making her the biggest winner of the night. Boyz II Men received the award for Outstanding Contribution to Music. Other winners included Rihanna, Tinie Tempah, Adele and Alborosie. Amy Winehouse was given an award and a special tribute, following her death in July 2011.
2009-2015: In summer 2009, after winning a competition with Reggae Europe with his song "My Sound", Reggae Europe offered the artist to do some recordings and videos at Geejam Studios in Jamaica. He there had the opportunity to meet with Jon Baker and his team, and several of the artists who recorded there (Grace Jones, Drake, Diplo, Katy Perry, Alicia Keys, John Legend, No Doubt, Lily Allen, Amy Winehouse, Florence and the Machine, Alborosie etc. etc. He recorded there the "Forever" album.
In 2007, he recorded "Smuggling Weed" for Powpow Movements which became his first popular song within the European scene. However, his most successful song at that time was "Smoke and Fly". This was recorded as a sound system dub on the "Kingston Town" instrumental made popular by an Italian reggae superstar Alberto Dascola aka Alborosie. This song" quickly became a sound system's favorite and a huge hit within the reggae clubs.
The remix of "Cheerleader" was a gradual global smash single; it first topped charts in European countries before making its way to the United States. The original track first placed on reggae charts in Hawaii and Dubai in 2011, after which it became a hit in his home country of Jamaica. Dillon "strategically planned" the song's rise to fame, having released the song to "community sound systems in Miami and disc jockeys that toured with [Italian reggae artist] Alborosie."
The name 'Alborosie' comes from a name he was given in the early years after moving to Jamaica. "Borosie was what they used to call me. Let me put it like this. My early experience in Jamaica was… not nice. Borosie was a name they used to call me and it have a negative meaning. So I said “I'm gonna use this name and mash up the place turn a negative into a positive thing!". Basically my name is Albert so I add "Al" – Al-borosie. But I’m not gonna tell you what borosie mean!"
Between 2009 and 2015, he meets and/or works with many artists, the Jolly Boys, Alborosie, the Shengen Clan, Agent Sasco (Assassin), Chronixx, 2Chainz, Mystic Davis (Aidonia) and many others. He is invited to perform and tour in Spain, Germany, Canada, the United States and Vietnam (Cama Festival and more). During that period, he also makes several videos, among which Ooh No (2009), The Way you wine (2009), Forever (2010), Everything OK (2012), Gypsy (2013), One Phone Call Away (2014), and Prophecies Untold (2015).
Burning Spear, Lee Perry, Sean Paul, Beenie Man, Morgan Heritage, Richie Spice, Twinkle Brothers feat. Della Grant, Junior Reid + Andrew & Wada Blood plus Reggae Angels Band, Groundation, Alborosie, Chezidek, Queen Ifrica, Tarrus Riley, Jimmy Riley, Dean Fraser, Derrick Morgan, Natty King, Jah Shaka, Irie Love, Duane Stephenson, Adrian Sherwood, Ranking Joe, Junior Natural, Papa Dee, Lymie Murray, One Love Hi Pawa ft Burro Banton, Chords, Massive B, Cali P, Zoro & The Liberation Band, King Fari Band, Roots Harmonics, Daddy Rings, Dubtonics feat. Kamau, Driz & The Alarms, Glesbygd´n, STGK feat. Dani M, URBAN PLAYGROUND
Katz holds a regular residency as a disc jockey, presenting his "Dub Me Always" nights at the Ritzy in Brixton, hosting guest selectors such as Dennis Bovell, Festus Coxsone and Gladdy Wax, as well as MCs such as Brother Culture and Tenor Fly. He has DJed at the Jazz Cafe with Lee Scratch Perry, Aswad and Horace Andy, at the Hootenany with The Heptones at the Royal Festival Hall and Great Eastern Dining Room as part of the Lee Scratch Perry Meltdown, and at Momo with Mad Professor. He has spun records at New York's NuBlu with Ras Kush and the Black Redemption Sound System, played in the Skaville Circus tent at Reggae Geel in Belgium, and was a guest DJ on the Bingi night held at Bar Clandestino in Rio, at Clup Open in Tokyo with Big H, at Night Wax in Osaka with Pirate's Choice and with DJ War at Il Porticcolo in Salento, Italy, as well as at select functions in France for the I-Land Festival in 2004, for which he was also partly responsible for securing performances by King Jammy, Admiral Bailey, King Stitt, Jim Brown, the Mystic Revelation of Rastafari and others. He has also been involved in the "Reggae University" at the annual Rototom Sunsplash Festival in Osoppo, Italy, conducting workshops with Bunny Wailer, Chris Blackwell, The Skatalites, Steel Pulse Horace Andy, Fully Fullwood, Junior Marvin, Dean Fraser, Etana, Alborosie, Jah Shaka, Beenie Man, David Rodigan and Zion Train, among others. Katz has chaired discussions with artists such as Bob Andy and The Pioneers at the Reggae Geel festival in Belgium, and has given presentations on reggae and dub at the Ostroda Reggae Festival in Poland.