Born Seydou Kone in Dimbokoro, Cote D'Ivoire (Ivory Coast), Africa, Alpha Blondy is a truly international reggae artist. His mix of cultures and musical styles carried him to the top of his profession. Along the way he has recorded with The Wailers, headlined international venues and released a series of albums that argue for a multi-cultural understanding, preach peace and address political turmoil and social strife. Though recently sidelined by a serious case of malaria, his latest album retains the world-spanning vision that helped establish him.
The cultural mix is natural to Alpha Blondy—in his... Read More