The announcement was made on Tuesday 6th March by the officials, who prior to the announcement, teased fans, and had them waiting in suspense as to what the announcement would be about.
Damian Marley is the youngest son of reggae legend Bob Marley. Damian’s nickname Junior Gong is derived from his father’s nickname of Tuff Gong.
At the 2006 Grammy Awards, he won Best Reggae Album and Best Urban/Alternative Performance for “Welcome to Jam rock”. He is the only Jamaican reggae artist in history to win two Grammy Awards on the same night
The 16th St. Kitts Music Festival will be held from Thursday 28th June 28 to 30th Saturday June, 2012.