Damian Marley Teaches Inner-City Youth in New ‘R.O.A.R.’ Video [WATCH]
Damian Marley is gearing up to release his Stony Hill album, and he just shared a video for its latest single "R.O.A.R."
The clip is straightforward but powerful. It simply shows the reggae artist speaking to inner-city kids, as he peers down on them from a warehouse. In fact, Damian sounds like an elder in the song, who's eager to pass along some wisdom to the youth.
In an interview with Fader, he said writing songs from the perspective of someone who's able to teach wasn't an accident, and it reflects where he is in life.
"Life in general, as it always does, affects the songs that we write and is reflected in the music we make," he said. "For me, becoming a father, which is a big difference from when I released my last album 'till now, has helped me to grow as a person. It's brought other views and thoughts to the table, and these things are reflected in the lyrics and concepts of the songs."
You can check out the clip to "R.O.A.R" above and look out for Damian's Stone Hill album on July 21, his 39th birthday.
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