SOJA RELEASES ALBUM ENTITLED BORN IN BABYLON

Washington D.C. based reggae band SOJA announced that the highly anticipated third full-length album “Born in Babylon will be released digitally worldwide, exclusively on iTunes on August 25, 2009. The album follows on the heels of their successful 2006 album “Get Wiser” which debuted in the Top 10 Reggae albums on iTunes and has remain in the top 100 since its release.

Originally formed in 1997, SOJA consists of lead singers, Jacob Hemphill (guitar) and Bob Jefferson (bass), as well as Patrick O’Shea on keyboard, percussionist Ken Brownell and drummer Ryan Berty.  The band has become renowned for using a unique blend of reggae, hip-hop, and rock to influence their sound, while staying dedicated to creating music with a real message and promoting a revolution. 

In July 2009, SOJA released the first single and music video for “I Don’t Wanna Wait” off the “Born in Babylon” album. When the album was made available for pre-orders, it debuted in the top 10 charts on iTunes based on the strength of “I Don’t Wanna Wait” and “Losing My Mind.”   

The band has shared the stage with notable artists such as Citizen Cope, Matisyahu, Ben Harper, Slightly Stoopid, Damian Marley, Govt Mule, Umphrey’s McGee, and Steel Pulse.

For the rest of 2009 and into 2010 SOJA plans on touring the United States extensively promoting “Born in Babylon.”  They also plan on further expanding internationally with tours.    

 

SOJA RELEASES ALBUM ENTITLED BORN IN BABYLON

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

Translate »