Don't Think Twice by Fortunate Youth Smashes to Number One on Billboard and iTunes

Top Quote Last week Fortunate Youth's "Don't Think Twice" reached number one on both iTunes and Billboard, Reggae Album Charts. End Quote
  • Miami, FL (1888PressRelease) May 28, 2015 - Fortunate Youth, the South Bay California Reggae supergroup, continues to pound the pavement, independently earning their second number one on the Billboard and iTunes Reggae chart.  Fresh off their Spring Tour in support of their album, "Don't Think Twice", the band released the aptly titled album on May 5th, Cinco De Mayo which went directly to number one on the iTunes and Billboard Reggae Album charts respectively.  

    Although it is their second number one, "It's All A Jam" preceded, the Fortunate Youth boys had no time to celebrate and immediately jumped on the stage with legendary acts, Fishbone, Cypress Hill and others at the California Roots Music & Arts Festival in Monterey, CA on May 22-24, 2015.  If you missed that show, you can catch them this summer on stage with with monster Reggae crossover act Inner Circle, who had the smash hit "Bad Boys" as featured on the Fox Networks reality show, "Cops".  The groups will play together at Friday Night Live which takes place at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada on August 14th.  For a full list of their Summer Festival appearances including; Chalice Festival in San Bernardino, CA, on July, 12th, Reggae on the Mountain in Topanga, CA, on July 25th, and the KAABOO Music Festival in San Diego, CA on September 18th, visit fortunatemusic dot com (  You will also want to keep a close eye on the band at this years Grammy Awards since their last full-length LP "It's All A Jam" ended up on the Grammy Short List for Best Reggae Album in 2013. The band hopes to cinch a nomination this year with the number one album, Don't Think Twice which includes the smash hits, "My Love", the Title track, "Don't Think Twice", For You, Pass the Herb (feat. the Green & Marlon "Ganja Farmer"), and more.

    Also, if you haven't gotten out to see one of the epic Fortunate Youth performances, your missing out.  Known for their feel-good sets, Lead vocalist and lyricist, Dan Kelly directs each live performance as a ship destine for port.  From the first drop at the show, fans are swept away into a tropical roots, irie sensation.  Those in the know are witnessing a band that has stayed true to their roots by remaining Independent from "The Labels" while smashing up the scene.  Their first single from the Don't Think Twice album entitled "My Love" catches the season of love in full-force. Be sure to queue this in all your summer playlists and be sure to get out to see them now.  Note:  Fortunate Youth still treks, twice a year, on a full sweep of the U.S. in the Spring and Fall.  You must look to see when they will be close by and check out this buzzing act with tried staying power.  Congratulations on their number one and as the Godfather of Reggae, Bob Marley, said, " When the root is strong, the fruit is sweet."

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