This isn’t “Boogie in Your Butt” or even “Party All the Time.” Rather, comedian-actor Eddie Murphy is jamming in the spirit of Bob Marley on the new reggae track “Oh Jah Jah,” which hit the web earlier this week and is set for a proper release Jan. 27 on iTunes via reggae label VP Records.
The song, which turned up on SoundCloud a few days ago, is getting mostly positive reviews. “JAH BLESS!! RASTAFARI LIVES!!!,” writes SoundCloud user Sennid, while Teomon adds, “Ya Eddie. Sing de roots my bradda.” Another commenter, Sub-Tastic Production, writes, “This man is very talented, actor comedian musician!!! big vibes,” while Brandon Browning 210 gives Murphy the ultimate nod, even if he can’t get the spelling his first name quite right. “To think this is Eddy is amazing because he sounds just like our late great Bob Marley.”