Alborosie back on the chart
Written by lightning on May 5, 2021
Italian reggae artiste Alborosie debuts at 13 on the sales-driven US Current Reggae Albums chart with his latest effort Back a Yard Dub .
Released April 23 via VP Records, Back a Yard Dub has eight songs. It is the first charting title for Alborosie since 2018’s Unbreakable: Alborosie Meets the Wailers United peaked at six.
To date, Alborosie has charted eight albums on the chart.
Known for hit songs, including Jah Jah Blessings with Etana, Kingston Town, Herbalist, and Call Up Jah, Alborosie won the Music of Black Origin (MOBO) award in 2011 for Best Reggae Act.
Elsewhere on the US Current Reggae Albums chart, Afrikan Blood, a various artistes set by Studio One, returns to number one, while Jason Mraz’s Look For The Good rises to number two.
Coastin by Iration is three, Higher Place by Skip Marley is four, while Uprising Live! Limit by Bob Marley and the Wailers is five.
Rising from 23 to six is King Tubby’s Prophecies of Dub, while Bob Marley’s Songs of Freedom: The Island Years is up 17 spots to seven.