Alton Ellis’s Youngest Son Links With The Marley Brothers To Carry On His Own Musical Mission
Right after his performance with the Ghetto Youths International Crew at London’s IndigO2, Chris Ellis spoke with Reshma B about how he linked with Stephen and Damian Marley, his new music through the Ghetto Youths International crew, and his relationship with his legendary father, Alton Ellis, the godfather of rock steady. “It was like a lineage thing. It was more than that. Our fathers were in Trenchtown and Bob Marley was in Trenchtown. It’s that kind of ordained kind of angle I’m coming from. It was there.” Video after the jump.
Christopher Ellis will be performing this Saturday at the Jazz Cafe in Camden celebrating his father’s birthday on September 1st, so UK massive—you know what to do. Let’s go to the video tape…
Part 1 of 2: @EllisMuzicChild speaks on his new song “Don’t Change Ur Number,” how the Ghetto Youths link happened, his relationship with his father, and his mission.
Part 2 of 2: Chris talks collaborations, his work with UK DJ Gappy Ranks, and what to expect at his next show.
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