Jamaican dancehall singer Wayne Marshall announces U.S. Spring tour in support of his brand new album Tru Colors (Ghetto Youths International), which debuted last week at #4 on U.S. Billboard’s Reggae Album chart. Throughout April and May, he will join Stephen “Ragga” Marley and Jo Mersa to rock the country’s top venues in over 20 cities nationwide.
Critics have already begun to sing their praises regarding Wayne Marshall’s Tru Colors, his first album in over a decade on Ghetto Youths International and distributed through Thirty Tigers/Sony RED. Last week, Associated Press raved that the album is “a refreshing curve to the dancehall game.” The review has been picked up by New York Times, ABC News, Washington Post, Yahoo!, Huffington Post and more.
The 13-track collection by the the multi-faceted singjay and songwriter is produced primarily by Damian Marley and written almost entirely by Marshall. Tessanne Chin, this season’s winner of NBC’s The Voice and Marshall’s sister-in-law, also contributes lyrics on the album’s closing track “On The End.” The album features an all-star cast of collaborations, including Ace Hood, Cham & Waka Flocka on “Go Harder,” Aidonia, Assassin, I-Octane, Damian “Jr. Gong” Marley, Bounty Killer & Vybz Kartel on “Go Hard,” Assassin on “Stupid Money,” Bounty Killer on “Be On The Alert,” “Tarrus Riley” on “Nah Give Up” and Capleton on “Strike Dem.” The album follows his 2013 digital-only EP Tru Colors (Ghetto Youths International) and his 2003 LP Marshall Law (VP Records).