Stephen “Ragga” Marley Reveals “Fruit of Life” Album Art, Release Date, and Tour Schedule

The Second Chapter of Revolation Is Upon Us

Never one to rush perfection, Stephen “Ragga” Marley announced one of the most anticipated release dates in all of reggae music. The long-awaited second installment of his two-part Revelation set will arrive July 22—the final day of a 44-stop U.S tour, which kicks off later this month in Humboldt County, CA. Following in the footsteps of Revelation Part I: The Root of Life (2012), which earned the 2012 Grammy Award for Best Reggae Album on the strength of classic singles like “Jah Army” featuring Damian Marley & Buju Banton and “No Cigarette Smoking” featuring Melanie Fiona as well as “Selassie is the Chapel” featuring Ziggy Marley, Revelation Part II: The Fruit of Life already boasts powerful tracks like “Rockstone” featuring Capleton & Sizzla and “Ghetto Boy” featuring Bounty Killer & Mad Cobra. Whereas The Root of Life is more a traditional roots reggae album, 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.  Produced by Marley, Fruit of Life contains 18 new tracks featuring a variety of  collaborations with the likes of Rick Ross, Pit Bull, Damian “Jr. Gong” Marley, Iggy Azalea, Waka Flocka, Dead Prez, Rakim, DJ Khaled, Busta Rhymes, Wyclef Jean, Shaggy, Black Thought (of The Roots), Bounty Killer, Sizzla, Capleton, Ky-Mani Marley, Jo Mersa and more. Tour Dates After The Jump…
44-City U.S. Tour Culminates with July 22nd Release Date:

Date        City            Venue
Thu-May-26    Redway, CA        Mateel Community Center
Fri-May-27    Santa Cruz, CA        The Catalyst
Sat-May-28    Monterey, CA        California Roots Festival – Monterey County Fairgrounds
Sun-May-29    Petaluma, CA        Mystic Theatre
Tue-May-31    Sacramento, CA        Ace of Spades
Wed-Jun-01    Bend, OR        Midtown Ballroom
Fri-Jun-03    San Diego, CA        Quartyard
Sat-Jun-04    San Bernardino, CA    Blaze N’ Glory
Sun-Jun-05    Tucson, AZ        Rialto Theatre
Tue-Jun-07    El Paso, TX        Tricky Falls
Wed-Jun-08    Albuquerque, NM    Sunshine Theater
Fri-Jun-10    Aspen, CO        Belly Up Aspen
Sat-Jun-11    Vail, CO            Gerald R. Ford Amphitheatre
Sun-Jun-12    Salt Lake City, UT    The Depot
Wed-Jun-15    Spokane, WA        Knitting Factory Concert House
Thu-Jun-16    Portland, OR        Wonder Ballroom
Fri-Jun-17    Seattle, WA        The Showbox
Sat-Jun-18    Missoula, MT        The Wilma
Sun-Jun-19    Jackson, WY        Pink Garter Theatre
Tue-Jun-21    Lincoln, NE        The Bourbon Theatre
Wed-Jun-22    Minneapolis, MN    First Avenue
Fri-Jun-24    Chicago, IL        Park West
Sat-Jun-25    Detroit, MI        St. Andrews Hall
Mon-Jun-27    Portland, ME        State Theatre
Tue-Jun-28    South Burlington, VT    Higher Ground –  Ballroom
Thu-Jun-30    Boston, MA        Paradise Rock Club
Fri-Jul-01    Shelter Island, NY    The Sunset Beach Hotel
Sat-Jul-02    Brooklyn, NY        Brooklyn Bowl
Sun-Jul-03    Philadelphia, PA    The Trocadero Theatre
Tue-Jul-05    Milwaukee, WI        Summerfest
Thu-Jul-07    Huntington, NY        The Paramount
Fri-Jul-08    Asbury Park, NJ        The Stone Pony
Sat-Jul-09    Columbia, MD        Merryland Music Fest
Sun-Jul-10    Cleveland, OH        House of Blues
Tue-Jul-12    Lawrence, KS        Granada Theater
Wed-Jul-13    Englewood, CO        Gothic Theatre
Thu-Jul-14    Bellvue, CO        Mishawaka Amphitheatre
Sat-Jul-16    Olympic Valley, CA    Wanderlust Festival (Squaw Valley – Lake Tahoe)
Sun-Jul-17    Las Vegas, NV        Brooklyn Bowl – Las Vegas
Tue-Jul-19    Tempe, AZ        The Marquee
Thu-Jul-21    Dallas, TX        Gas Monkey Live!
Fri-Jul-22    Austin, TX        Empire Control Room and Garage
Sat-Jul-23    Houston, TX        House of Blues
Sun-Jul-24    New Orleans, LA    House of Blues

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