Chant Down Babylon

Chant Down Babylon is a remix album by various hip hop and rock artists covering songs by Bob Marley & The Wailers, released in 1999, produced by Stephen Marley.[1]

Chant Down Babylon
Remix album by
Released16 November 1999
GenreReggae fusion, hip hop
LabelTuff Gong/Island
ProducerStephen Marley
Bob Marley & The Wailers chronology
Rock to the Rock
Chant Down Babylon
One Love

The remixed version of "Turn Your Lights Down Low" with Lauryn Hill was released as a single. The music video for the song directed by Francis Lawrence features Hill and her partner Rohan Marley, one of Bob's sons.

No.TitleFeatured ArtistLength
1."No More Trouble"Erykah Badu4:51
2."Rebel Music (3 O'Clock Roadblock)"Krayzie Bone3:29
3."Johnny Was"Guru4:19
4."Concrete Jungle"Rakim4:12
5."Rastaman Chant"Busta Rhymes & Flipmode Squad4:18
6."Guiltiness"Lost Boyz & Mr. Cheeks3:53
7."Turn Your Lights Down Low"Lauryn Hill5:46
8."Jammin'"MC Lyte4:08
9."Kinky Reggae"The Marley Brothers and The Ghetto Youths Crew3:53
10."Roots, Rock, Reggae"Steven Tyler and Joe Perry4:05
11."Survival a.k.a. Black Survivors"Chuck D3:50
12."Burnin' and Lootin'"The Roots & Black Thought4:52

Certifications and salesEdit

Region Certification Certified units/sales
Canada (Music Canada)[2] Gold 50,000^
France (SNEP)[3] Gold 100,000*
Switzerland (IFPI Switzerland)[4] Gold 25,000^
United States (RIAA)[5] Gold 500,000^

*sales figures based on certification alone
^shipments figures based on certification alone


  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ "Canadian album certifications – Bob Marley – Chant Down Babylon". Music Canada. Retrieved 4 June 2019.
  3. ^ "French album certifications – Bob Marley – Chant Down Babylon" (in French). Syndicat National de l'Édition Phonographique. Retrieved 4 June 2019.
  4. ^ "The Official Swiss Charts and Music Community: Awards (Bob Marley; 'Chant Down Babyion')". IFPI Switzerland. Hung Medien. Retrieved 4 June 2019.
  5. ^ "American album certifications – Bob Marley & The Wailers – Chant Down Babylon". Recording Industry Association of America. Retrieved 4 June 2019. If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click SEARCH.