“[‘Slow Down’], the otherworldly track, which also features H.E.R., has been in constant rotation all over the world.” – Essence
“Despite being the grandson of iconic artist Bob Marley, Skip’s fusion of genres and musical eras gives him a sound that’s entirely his own.”- Flaunt
“The grandson of Bob Marley keeps the legacy thriving with his tantalizing single.” – VIBE
“While Bob Marley cannot be replicated, his offspring have done an impeccable job of carrying the reggae legend’s legacy on their backs and grandson Skip Marley is no exception to the fact.” – HotNewHipHop
“undeniable chemistry” – Billboard on Skip Marley and H.E.R.
“Marley and H.E.R.’s chemistry was palpable throughout, with the duo playing off of each other’s reggae-meets-soul vibes for a seamless performance.” – HYPEBEAST
Island Records President/CEO Darcus Beese added, “Skip not only continues to build on the success of the Marley legacy but has carved out a unique lane for himself in this business. As the first Jamaican artist to reach #1 on the Adult R&B Songs chart, his Island Records family couldn’t be prouder.”
Just weeks ago, “Slow Down,“ with over 44 million global streams, became the quickest-streaming song in Marley Family history catapulting Skip to well over 162 million global artist streams. At the same time, Skip became the first Jamaican-born lead artist inside the Top 15 on the Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay chart in nearly a decade and a half (since Sean Paul and Keyshia Cole in 2006, “When You Gonna Give it Up to Me”). As the original “Slow Down” was making its way to the top, momentum was building for “Slow Down (Remix)“ with H.E.R. featuring Wale, which received early support from Power 105.1’s The Breakfast Club and BBC 1xtra’s Seani B. Wale proclaimed, “I had to jump on this amazing record with my brother Skip Marley and the talented queen H.E.R. Let’s go!”
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