Alberto D'Ascola, born 4 July 1977, better known by his stage name Alborosie, is an Italian reggae artist. Born and raised in Marsala, Sicily, Italy, but now residing in Kingston, Jamaica. He is a multi-instrumentalist, being proficient in guitar, bass, drums and keyboard. His musical career began in the Italian reggae band Reggae NationalTickets, from Bergamo city, when he was 15 years old in 1993, in which he was known as Stena. In 2010 he played at the main stage on Chiemsee Reggae Festival.