A posthumous Bob Marley & The Wailers album, Africa Unite, is due to be released on August 4.
Africa Unite features inspiring collaborations between Bob Marley‘s classics and a stellar line-up of contemporary African musicians.
The ten-track masterpiece includes Sarkodie, Tiwa Savage, Teni and Oxlade. Each artist brings unique flair and artistry, paying tribute to Marley’s enduring influence while adding their refreshing voices to his iconic compositions.
From the heartwarming rendition of “Waiting In Vain” to the uplifting energy of “Stir It Up,” the album showcases the seamless fusion of two extraordinary musical worlds.
The new album announcement is accompanied by the release of the lead single, a new version of Marley’s “Three Little Birds” performed by Nigeria’s rising stars Teni and Oxlade.
Reflecting on the significance of this album, Marley’s daughter Cedella Marley said, “‘Africa Unite’ is an album that showcases the importance of Bob Marley in modern day Africa. The artists that feature on this album have reimagined Bob Marley’s classics in a way we know he would have loved and been proud of.”
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