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Alberto D'Ascola (Italian born July 4, 1977), better known by his stage name Alborosie, is an Italian reggae artist. Born and raised in Marsala, Sicily, Italy, but now residing in Kingston, Jamaica. He is a multi-instrumentalist, being proficient in guitar, bass, drums and keyboard. His musical career began in the Italian reggae band Reggae National Tickets, from Bergamo city, when he was 15 years old in 1993, in which he was known as Stena.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 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. Alborosie recently started his own record label, Forward Recordings. He has given concerts all round the world, including most of Europe and Jamaica.
I-cient-cy; growing up in Trench Town the catalyst for Reggae music, has inherited that unique sound founded by his predecessors. His debut Album “When Words come to Life” has a roots rock sound, mix with a combination of strong vocals over melodic drum and bass. It is, the true, ghetto experience, all blended in harmony. The first two single off the Album “WORKS TO DO, and STRUGGLE’’ pack a solid one two punch, that will, have the world wanting more.
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