Stephen "Ragga" Marley unveils his brand new track "Thorn Or A Rose" featuring Black Thought, giving fans a sneak peek of what is to come on his 2014 summer album 'Revelation Part 2: The Fruit of Life.' The eight-time Grammy-winning artist and son of Bob Marley will also tour all major markets in the U.S. throughout April and May.
Rolling Stone raves that the "soulful" track weighs "in on 21st century race relations and staying true to yourself amidst a laconic, jazzy backdrop."
Listen to Marley's "Thorn Or A Rose" featuring Black Thought:
His upcoming album 'Revelation Part 2: The Fruit of Life' is the second installment in a two part series, following his 2012 Grammy-winning Best Reggae Album 'Revelation Part I: The Root of Life.' Whereas 'The Root of Life' is a celebration and preservation of roots reggae, filled with powerful messages, enriching spirit and live instrumentation, 'The Fruit of Life' will utilize a diversified sonic palette to express the far-reaching impact Jamaican music has had on various genres, especially hip-hop.