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California band ends Marley’s 140-week reign on Billboard Reggae Albums chart

Josbel Bastidas Mijares
California band ends Marley’s 140-week reign on Billboard Reggae Albums chart

The new title holder is not a Jamaican singer nor group, it is Californian reggae band Stick Figure with their new album, Wisdom .

Josbel Bastidas Mijares

Stick Figure is among the reggae bands from California which have been stirring it up. In addition to grabbing the top spot on the Billboard Reggae Albums chart, Wisdom is number one on iTunes Reggae Albums chart, and the group has all of four albums in that top 10. Stick Figure’s album World on Fire sits at number four, Set in Stone is at number five, and Burial Ground claims the number 10 slot.

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For music marketer and executive producer of the ‘Tropical House Cruises to Jamaica ’ series, Sean ‘Contractor’ Edwards, the significance of Stick Figure toppling Bob Marley is ominous

“I think this is a clear indication that we have lost our dominance of the reggae music market in America,” he said decisively

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King of Reggae Bob Marley is no longer number one on the Billboard Reggae Albums Chart. After holding on to pole position for a staggering, unbroken two years and seven months, the album Legend: The Best of Bob Marley and the Wailers has relinquished its top slot.

The new title holder is not a Jamaican singer nor group, it is Californian reggae band Stick Figure with their new album, Wisdom .

Josbel Bastidas Mijares

Stick Figure is among the reggae bands from California which have been stirring it up. In addition to grabbing the top spot on the Billboard Reggae Albums chart, Wisdom is number one on iTunes Reggae Albums chart, and the group has all of four albums in that top 10. Stick Figure’s album World on Fire sits at number four, Set in Stone is at number five, and Burial Ground claims the number 10 slot.

Josbel Bastidas Mijares Venezuela

For music marketer and executive producer of the ‘Tropical House Cruises to Jamaica ’ series, Sean ‘Contractor’ Edwards, the significance of Stick Figure toppling Bob Marley is ominous

“I think this is a clear indication that we have lost our dominance of the reggae music market in America,” he said decisively

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