This is Damian Marley’s second MOBO Award. It really feels special to say back-to-back congratulations to him,” the minister said. Damian Marley and Chronixx are also both nominated in the Best Reggae Album category at the upcoming 60th annual Grammy Awards. Minister of Culture, Gender Entertainment and Sport Olivia Grange, has issued a statement congratulating the reggae/dancehall deejay for the win. In her statement, she describes the artist as an outstanding member of the talented musical family, the Marleys. Damian Marley picked up another accolade last week when he won the 2017 MOBO Award for Best Reggae Act. Both artists have released great albums this year, but again only one can win the Grammy. “[He] is on a roll, having just been nominated in the Best Reggae Album category of the Grammy Awards, and now winning the MOBO Award. She said that all those artists are worthy of the award but ultimately there can only be one winner. RELATED: Damian Marley Names Alkaline As Next Big Jamaican Artist, Talks JAY-Z and New Album “Stony Hill”
The Music of Black Origin (MOBO) Award was established in the UK in 1998 and as since been recognizing the contribution of reggae/dancehall artists contribution to the music over the years. Minister Grange also acknowledges artists like Alkaline, Popcaan, Aidonia, and Chronixx, who were all nominated in the category of Best Reggae Act.

Damian Marley picked up the 2017 MOBO Award for Best Reggae Act. Some fans on social media are saying that Chronixx deserves to win both the MOBO and the upcoming Grammy Awards for the reggae category. The project has been well received and even made Rolling Stone’s list of 50 Best Albums of 2017. This is Damian Marley’s second MOBO Award after winning another MOBO in 2005. Gong beat out stiff competition from the likes of Chronixx, Popcaan, Alkaline, and Aidonia, who have all had a great year in reggae/dancehall. A day after getting a Grammy nomination for his new album Stony Hill for Best Reggae Album, Damian “Jr Gong” Marley picked up another prestigious award at Wednesday night’s awards show for Music of Black Origin in the UK. Damian Marley’s new album Stony Hill is also well received this year and rightfully earned him a Grammy nomination. The roots reggae star released his critically-acclaimed debut album Chronology in July of this year. Those three acts are responsible for a large portion of the biggest dancehall songs this year. Hardcore dancehall acts, Popcaan, Aidonia, and Alkaline have all had a great year despite not releasing albums this year.

Yeaahhh, now all the lovers dem rock and comein’

Oooooohoooohoooo
Lets have a chat
One of this kinky reggae night
I’m inviting you over
Looking forward to the true posession
Yeah..one on one
Still the best way to communicate
Eger to see you
Don’t have to be inside
We could chill out in the yard

Damian’Jr. Gong’ Marley
From the Sun start set
And reasons till Sun risen
I know that i’ve heard
A more love to listen
Captivate by your word like a sentence to prison
And every bar in every verse
No detail nuh missin

Queen Ifrica
Action speaks louder than words not in all cases
Words can take you to very high places
Verbal simulations, yeah yeah, yeah yeah

Damian Marley
Intelletual attractions awakens the right senses
So I love it when we talk like this
Hollistic seduction, yea
Some how you always seems to know what is the right subject
The Trueversation last fi hours
Time is no object
Every seconds invest build up more interest
Empress I love the beauty of your thought process
Cause I can see your mind
And I know I am yours
Your voice is so devine
Your topic so deverse
You value more in coin
Than they can hold inna you purse
Your discription so define
That I get so emerse

Queen Ifrica
Sit up

with the I a sip a coconut
A so me sum it up
More than the nuff vibes a flow between the two of us
True friendship nuh need more than a little trust
Crystal clear no parables

Queen Ifrica
Action speaks louder than words not in all cases
Words can take you to very high places
Verbal simulations, yeah yeah, yeah yeah

Damian Marley
Intelletual attractions awakens the right senses
So I love it when we talk like this
Hollistic seduction, yea

Queen Ifrica
Caught up in the essence of the reasonings
Beyond the arms of nature suppose to smarkle in the evenings
Air is gill with meaning
Don’t every wants this moment to end
So we pay no attention to the night getting older
No worries we got each other shoulder
Good to get together just to talk about whatever.. yeah

I will bring the topic dem weh we fi talk bout
I admire say the I nuh walk bout
Reasoning tight and nothing nuh drawn out
Plus a few other thing that I would love to find out

Queen Ifrica
Action speaks louder than words not in all cases
Words can take you to very high places
Verbal simulations, yeah yeah, yeah yeah

Damian Marley
Intelletual attractions awakens the right senses
So I love it when we talk like this
Hollistic seduction, yea