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YG Marley's Debut Performance In Jamaica Rocks Jo Mersa's Birthday Tribute

Crowd Delighted by Stellar Lineup and Enthralling Performances, Featuring Special Guests Lauryn Hill, Popcaan, Buju Banton, and More


YG Marley and Jahshii Amaze the Crowd (Photo: Cavaughn Edwards)


The Marley family's birthday tribute celebration for Jo Mersa proved to be a resounding success, boasting a star-studded lineup and captivating performances that delighted the crowd at Reggaeland, Nine Mile, St. Ann.


In addition to dynamic sets by the Marley brothers - Stephen, Kymani, Julian, and Damian - the event showcased the talents of the Marley's next generation, including Hymn, Mystic (Stephen's daughter), and the emerging artist King Cruff, all leaving their mark on the stage. A highlight moment unfolded as Damian Marley brought his son Elijah on stage, delivering a brief yet powerful performance that captivated the audience.




A highlight of the evening was the debut performance in Jamaica by rising reggae sensation YG Marley, whose global hit single 'Praise Jah In The Moonlight' drew thunderous applause. YG Marley brought his mother, Grammy Award-winning rapper, singer, and songwriter Lauryn Hill on stage, captivating the audience. YG also welcomed Yohan Marley (Stephen's son) and the dancehall entertainer Jahshii to join him.



Grammy Award winner Kabaka Pyramid, along with other reggae and dancehall acts such as Bugle, Jesse Royal, Jahmiel, and more, delivered solid performances throughout the night.


Stephen Marley's daughter, Mystic Marley (Photo: Cavaughn Edwards)


The audience was treated to surprise appearances by Jamaican icon Buju Banton and the legendary 'Fireman' Capleton, further igniting the excitement. The Unruly Boss, Popcaan, electrified the venue as the event came to a successful close around 3 in the morning.


Given the overwhelming success and demand for tickets, there have been discussions about relocating the event to a larger venue in 2025.


Buju Banton Surprises as Guest Appearance (Photo: Cavaughn Edwards)

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