Grammy award winning Reggae icon Buju Banton will be releasing his first album in more than 10 years. This album will be titled, “Upside Down” and is scheduled to come out on June 26th through the Roc Nation record label. This album will feature his infectious new single, “Blessed” which encourages listeners to focus on the good things they have in life. This single comes hot on the heels of last years, “Steppa” and, “Trust” which proved to fans that he was still on top of the game.
Joining the Reggae legend will be a roster of guest stars. These include people like Pharrell, John Legend and Stephen Marley. According to a statement released by the singer he wants this album to help draw attention to the systemic problems around the world.
He then went on to say that, “We are the change we seek and it’s our time to cement this thought in the minds of our youth. To open their eyes, thus enabling future generations to continue on a firm path and solid foundation with music doing its job as the great healer, teacher, comforter and above all, the restorative force that propels human being to higher heights.”