Experience the next generation of greats on GYI Compilation Image

by Biko Kennedy

Honing the skills of varying young acts this past year, The Marley-led record label, Ghetto Youths International (GYI), is set to cement their status with their debut compilation, Set Up Shop Volume 1.

The 14-track opus is slated to hit iTunes February 26 and features an eclectic line-up including Jo Mersa (son of Stephen Marley), Daniel 'Bambaataa' Marley (son of Ziggy Marley), Christopher Ellis (son of Alton Ellis), Black-Am-I, Wayne Marshall and the Marley brothers –, Stephen, Julian and Damian 'Jr. Gong' Marley – with appearances from Aidonia , Jah Cure, I-Octane , Assassin , Akon, Bounty Killer, Tarrus Riley, T.O.K, Bugle, Buju Banton and Vybz Kartel.

The compilation plays as a means to whet appetites as the label prep full length albums for Wayne Marshall, Christopher Ellis and Black-Am-I and transcends varying genres from Dancehall and Roots Reggae to Doo Wop and hints of R and B.

The label has proven to have an ear for talent and has been steadily discovering, developing, and signing gifted artistes.

This one surely promises to be a treat to unapologetically unlock your mind for an authentic musical journey.


Set Up Shop - Damian 'Jr. Gong' Marley

End of Time - Christopher Ellis featuring Stephen Marley and Jah Cure

Samson Strength - Black-Am-I

Move Dem - Julian Marley featuring Bugle

Don't Change Your Number - Christopher Ellis featuring Bay C of T.O.K.

Affairs of the Heart - Damian 'Jr. Gong' Marley

Bad So - Jo Mersa

Go Hard - Wayne Marshall featuring Damian 'Jr. Gong' Marley , Aidonia , I-Octane , Assassin , Bounty Killer and Vybz Kartel

My Conclusion - Stephen Marley featuring Akon and Buju Banton

Comfortable - Jo Mersa

Dem Neva Mek It - Damian 'Jr. Gong' Marley

Treat You Right - Daniel 'Bambaata' Marley

Modern Day Freedom - Black-Am-I

In Dependence - Damian 'Jr. Gong' Marley, Wayne Marshall, Tarrus Riley, T.O.K.

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