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Rasta pasta...Alborosie

Rasta and pasta always sounded like it should be in the same sentence and now that Italian reggae artist Alborosie has finally released his 2nd album Sound The System, I knew the time was al dente. Jokes aside, you'd be forgiven for doubting the quality of this Jamaican import; that is until you hear him. With a patois that sounds pretty perfect, Sicilian-born Alberto D'Ascola, better known by his stage name Alborosie, has scored a solid from me on his latest.

A defender of Rasta culture and tradition is evident in his roots-oriented approach to dancehall reggae with themes ranging from the social to the spiritual with an emphasis on consiousness and positivity. He also gets the opportunity to cover a classic Marley tune with Bob's son Ky-Mani Marley on the tune I played at noon, "Zion Train." 

Production Manager | Radio Milwaukee