My Morning Download: “New York for Life” by Jovanotti (playing the Trocadero tonight with Diego Garcia opening)

Photo by Giovanni Stefano Ghidin

Italian singer-songwriter, rapper and rocker Lorenzo Cherubini, is best known to music fans around the world as Jovanotti. His recent album out in the Unites States is a collection of song spanning his career since 1988 called Italia 1988-2012 on ATO Records. The collection is his first official release in the United States, however he’s released over a dozen albums since his debut in 1988. As a teenager, Jovanotti became a fan of hip-hop, and over the course of his incredibly successful career he’s been influenced by rock and soul music, world music and opera. In Italy he’s a superstar, and tonight you’ll have a chance to see him as he plays the Trocadero with special guest Diego Garcia opening the show. Go here for tickets and more information about the show. Below, download “New York for Life” from Jovanotti’s new compilation.