It has now been 35 years since “Kaya,” the legendary album from universally-regarded Reggae icons, Bob Marley and The Wailers was released and now, fans can enjoy it in a whole new light as a deluxe edition of the compilation has been released.
On… Read More
Added by Jodee Brown on April 23, 2013 at 2:30pm —
A revised edition of the book, Bob Marley: Reggae King of the World, will be released this week by LMH Publishing Company.
Co-written by Jamaican musicologist/broadcaster Dermot Hussey and American Malika Lee Whitney, the book was initially released by Kingston Publishers… Read More
Added by JRV Staff on February 17, 2013 at 1:00pm —
Ziggy Marley and his younger brother Damian ‘Junior Gong’ Marley will perform at Sunday’s Grammy Awards, in a segment dedicated to their father, reggae legend Bob Marley.
British superstar Sting, who got his break as a singer/songwriter with pop/reggae band The Police, Hawaiian singer Bruno Mars and Barbadian pop singer Rihanna will also… Read More
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A Rastafarian priest leads a chant during the celebration of reggae music icon Bob Marley’s 68th birthday in the yard of his Kingston home, in Jamaica, Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013. Marley’s relatives and old friends were joined by hundreds of tourists to dance and chant to the pounding of drums to honor the late reggae icon who died of cancer in… Read More
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Happy Birthday to Bob Marley. The iconic Jamaican singer-songwriter, musician and activist was born on February 6, 1945, and would have turned 68 today. Marley still remains the most-popular figure in Reggae music.
Marley was born in the village of Nine Mile in Saint Ann Parish in Jamaica (also the birthplace of Marcus Garvey).… Read More
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New York — Students at New York University soon won’t have to wait in vain anymore to stir it up and, get jamming, and get together and feel all right in class.
Legendary reggae artist and activist … Read More
Added by Jamrockvybz.com on December 13, 2012 at 7:30pm —
Reggae Icon Bob Marley was recently honoured with a new Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award.
According to reports, the award was a replacement for the statue, which had been damaged, that Marley received in 2001 posthumously.
The award was presented to the late singer's eldest son Ziggy and daughter Karen after a Recording Academy screening of the… Read More
Added by Reggae Strong on August 16, 2012 at 6:00am —
Everliving Jahmerikah Marley, Female Reincarnation of Rasta Prophet, Robert Nesta "Bob" Marley. Jah Live. 1… Read More
Added by Jahmerikah Marley on August 2, 2012 at 12:36am —
Ziggy, Robbie and Rohan Marley pose together at the premiere if Marley in LA tonight, they have eight other siblings
For his triumphant headlining performance with Dr Dre at Coachella this weekend, Snoop Dogg wore a Bob Marley medallion proudly around his neck.
The rapper is a huge fan of… Read More
Added by Jamrockvybz.com on April 18, 2012 at 5:00pm —
If he were alive today, the reggae ambassador would be 67 years old. Happy birthday, Bob!
With inspiring lyrics that uplifted a nation to rhythmic precision that introduced the world to a new genre and musical talent, Bob Marley made his mark on the world that spanned over two… Read More
Added by JRV Staff on February 5, 2012 at 10:30pm —
BOB Marley was always concerned that he never made it big in the United States. In fact, his last tour of that country in 1980 was supposed to be his most ambitious, but it was cancelled after doctors discovered he had a brain tumour.
Marley had a strong association with American impresarios and musicians going back to the 1960s.
Among them was… Read More
Added by JRV Staff on February 3, 2012 at 3:00pm —
While being widely loved for spreading reggae music throughout the world, Bob Marley stood for more than just music. His songs promoted freedom for poor and oppressed people throughout the world, social equality, and justice. Marley even won the 1978 United Nations Medal of Peace.
Sadly, events surrounding his estate have been anything but… Read More
Added by Conquering Lion on January 29, 2012 at 2:52pm —
Donisha Prendergast comes from a showbiz family - and it's not just any old showbiz family. Her grandfather was the late, great reggae superstar Bob Marley, and she grew up steeped in the rich musical legacy of Jamaica's most revered cultural icon.
Her mother, Sharon Marley, toured… Read More
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On Tuesday, the Bob Marley estate, Simon Fuller, and Island Records founder Chris Blackwell globally released a new video for Bob Marley & The Wailers’ 1973 song “High Tide Or Low Tide.”
The video documents the East Africa Crisis that is… Read More
Added by Jamrockvybz.com on August 9, 2011 at 6:00pm —
Bob Marley used to box and spank his young son, Ziggy Marley claims in a revealing portrait of the reggae legend.
The 43-year-old has opened up about life with his father in an interview with US website The Daily Beast.
Marley says his dad, who died 30 years ago at the age of 36, beat him sometimes with a… Read More
Added by Jamrockvybz.com on June 18, 2011 at 6:00pm —
The Gibson guitar Bob Marley
played throughout the 1970s, and was famously photographed for a Rolling Stone cover in 1976, has made its first journey out of Jamaica since his death in… Read More
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May 11, 2011 (KINGSTON, Jamaica) -- Scores of reggae fans from across the globe placed roses before a statue of Bob Marley on Wednesday to mark the 30th anniversary of the death of the musician, whose charismatic, loose-limbed stage presence and lyrics promoting "one love" took the Jamaican musical genre to an international… Read More
Added by Jamrockvybz.com on May 11, 2011 at 7:00pm —
On May 11, 1981, the reggae superstar died at age 36. Here's why his musical legacy and personal legend are still holding strong around the world.
In our fast-paced world, a celebrity is created virtually every minute. But there are few musical celebrities with a legacy as enduring as that of Nesta Robert "… Read More
Added by Jamrockvybz.com on May 11, 2011 at 2:30am —
The Grammy-winning singer/rapper will make a rare appearance on "Jimmy Fallon" this Thursday.
Lauryn Hill will be among several performers who will pay tribute to reggae music legend Bob Marley on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon. Hill will perform two songs this Thursday (May 12) during a week long tribute…
Added by Jamrockvybz.com on May 10, 2011 at 3:30am —