Reggae and dancehall great Buju Banton will release Upside Down 2020, his first album in a decade, on June 26 via Roc Nation. "We, who have been the political football of many, the economic underdog nations, say no! No more to this upside down system," Buju wrote in a statement with the announcement. "This one sided view of justice and all the other issues affecting us as a people. While I seek to highlight the systemic problems around the world, I am aware of the need of preserving dancehall culture along with the real essence that reggae music offers but these are not normal times so things cannot continue as normal." You can read the whole statement below.

Upside Down 2020 features appearances by Pharrell Williams, Stephen Marley, Stefflon Don, and John Legend. You can check out new single "Blessed," and the album art and tracklist, below.

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BUJU BANTON - UPSIDE DOWN TRACKLIST:
LAMB OF GOD
YES MI FRIEND featuring Stephen Marley
BURIED ALIVE
BLESSED
MEMORIES featuring John Legend
LOVELY STATE OF MIND
APPRECIATED
TRUST
CHERRY PIE featuring Pharrell
BEAT DEM BAD
GOOD TIME GIRL
CALL ME featuring Stefflon Don
MOONLIGHT LOVE
CHEATED
STEPPA
THE WORLD IS CHANGING
400 YEARS
RISING UP
HELPING HAND
UNITY

As we approach this shift in time, in ages, in the consciousness of man, many things can be said but who is really listening? So much trouble in our world, yet are we aware? The battle lines have been drawn and it’s simple. Good vs. evil.

I am not here to tell you the side you should be on, rather my offering of music is meant to guide, inspire, uplift, educate and eradicate negativity from the minds of the masses.

We, who have been the political football of many, the economic underdog nations, say no! No more to this upside down system. This one sided view of justice and all the other issues affecting us as a people.

While I seek to highlight the systemic problems around the world, I am aware of the need of preserving dancehall culture along with the real essence that reggae music offers but these are not normal times so things cannot continue as normal.

We are the change we seek and it’s our time to cement this thought in the minds of our youth. To open their eyes, thus enabling future generations to continue on a firm path and solid foundation with music doing it’s job as the great healer, teacher, comforter and above all, the restorative force that propels human beings to higher heights.

My gift from Jah to you. Let’s get this UPSIDE DOWN 2020 world right side up.