According to BBC, the recordings include performances of "No Woman No Cry," "Jamming," and "Exodus."
Naturally, many people are accusing the app of promoting blackface, while also pointing out that linking Bob to merely marijuana essentially ignores the wider reach of his legacy. Users took to Twitter to voice their frustrations.
Not longer after touching down at the Norman Manley Airport in Kingston, Jamaica recently, President Barack Obama headed straight for the Bob Marley Museum to check out everything pertaining to one of music’s greatest icons. According to Mashable, the museum, which is Marley’s former home, displays his recording studio, bedroom, gold and platinum records, a […]
Madonna, in efforts to promote her 13th album, “Rebel Heart,” has taken to using images of black Civil Rights leaders and musicians and likened them to her album cover. In her cover, she has rope tied around her face, and she does the same thing in images of Nelson Mandela, Martin Luther King, Jr., and […]
The family of reggae legend Bob Marley will launch the first global cannabis brand that will sell marijuana products. The brand, which will be called Marley Natural,…
The Grammys keep snubbing Nas. The Queens rapper has been nominated a whopping 13 times and has not won a single award, which is surprising because “Life is Good” was hailed as one of the best albums of 2012. He is not the only great artist who has been upset by the Grammys. Take a […]
As much as President Obama loves Jay-Z, Nicki Minaj, and Lil’ Wayne, even he’s kind of like, “Where are the more politically minded emcees, yo?” Okay, he didn’t say it like that, but I bet First Lady Michelle Obama has once or twice before. Anywho, in an interview with MTV’s Sway, the president discussed Bob […]
Where: (click below to visit venue on Foursquare) 1400 Northwest 12th Avenue, Miami, Fl When: May 11, 1981 What: The legendary reggae singer/songwriter and activist lost his battle with cancer shortly after arriving in Miami following alternative treatment at a clinic in Germany. Marley left behind, however, a rewarding legacy of soulful music for the […]
Lauryn Hill took her one-of-a-kind voice in an unexpected stop to the Jimmy Fallon Show to perform two of her father-in-laws classic songs “Chances Are” and “Could Be Loved.” Wednesday was the 30 year anniversary of Bob Marley’s death. Lauryn started a family with Rohan Marley, Bob Marley’s son. Bob Marley Documentary Previews Today At […]
A Bob Marley Documentary will be previewed today at the Cannes Film Festival on the 30th Anniversary of his death. “Marley” was directed by Kevin McDonald and features “his family’s private archives of music, photographs and film.” The Oscar-winning director tells BBC “”Part of the idea is trying to look at the influence he’s had […]
Rare concert footage and master recordings of reggae legend Bob Marley were destroyed in a fire in a studio in Aburi, Ghana.