Alborosie

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Birthday
4, 1977
Birthplace
Italy
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
4, 1977 (age 41)
Birthplace
Italy

About

Italian-born reggae guitarist, percussionist, and keyboardist who was the first Caucasian recipient of a Music of Black Origin Award.

Before Fame

He joined Reggae National Tickets, an Italian band, when he was fifteen years old. In his early twenties, he moved to Jamaica to advance his career in reggae music.

Trivia

In 2008 he released the Soul Pirate, which he followed with the 2009 album, Escape From Babylon.

Family Life

He was born in Sicily to a policeman father and a housewife mother. His birth name was Alberto D'Ascola.

Associated With

He, like fellow reggae musician, Bob Marley, allied himself with the Rastafari culture, an African spirituality-based movement that originated in Jamaica in the 1930s.