Singer-Songwriter, Musician, Guitarist.
Robert Nesta "Bob" Marley OM (6 February 1945 – 11 May 1981) was a Jamaican reggae singer-songwriter, musician, and guitarist who achieved international fame and acclaim. Starting out in 1963 with the group the Wailers, he forged a distinctive songwriting and vocal style that...Wikipedia
Age: 36 (age at death)
Born: 6th February, 1945, Nine Mile, Saint Ann Parish, Jamaica
Died: 11th May, 1981, Miami, Florida, United States
Height: 5' 7¾" (172 cm)
Claim to Fame: Reggae Superstar.
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Electro artists give club spin to reggae greats
By JON BLISTEIN
JUNE 11, 2013 8:00 AM ET
Talk about a sound clash: a cadre of some of EDM's biggest names have gathered to remix Bob Marley and the Wailers' classic 1984 album Legend in a new release, Legend: Remixed. Out June 25th on Tuff Gong/UMe, Legend: Remixed features reworkings of 15 of the album's original 16 cuts, all of which you can now check out in this exclusive album stream.
In many ways, the record was a family affair: Marley's son Stephen teamed up with DJ/producer Jason Bentley... Read More
Posted by kitty1119 1 year ago
Rapper-turned-reggae-singer tells Jamaican legend: 'How dare you? After all I've done for you?'
guardian.co.uk, Thursday 25 April 2013 12.43 BST
Snoop Lion has called Bunny Wailer an "old ignorant-ass ni**a" and attacked his "negative energy" in the wake of the reggae legend's questioning of Snoop's dedication to Rastafarianism.
In an interview with Rolling Stone, Snoop sent a message to Wailer, one of the founding members of the Wailers, alongside Bob Marley and Peter Tosh. "In the 90s, he could have never... Read More
Posted by kitty1119 1 year ago
Plans are afoot for the establishment of the first-ever International Reggae Museum in Nine Mile, St. Ann, banking on the acquisition of the largest single collection of reggae artifacts in the world – owned by internationally renowned historian Roger Steffens.
On Tuesday, a start-up project was launched on Kickstarter.com to get the ball rolling. According to Chazz Morris, the visionary behind the initiative, the total value of the archive is around US$3 million, based on an appraisal given by Robert Santelli, Chairman of the Grammy Museum. The funding/budget... Read More
Posted by kitty1119 2 years ago
John Lennon, George Harrison and Elvis Presley on List of Top-Earning Dead Celebrities
by: Dave Lifton
It’s often been said that death can be the ultimate career move. But for our most iconic celebrities, the money can keep rolling into their estate long after they’ve gone. A new list from Forbes tracks the top-earning dead celebrities, with some classic rockers placing high on the list.
Perhaps fittingly, the King of Rock, Elvis Presley, is the list’s top rocker, at 3rd place overall with $55 million. This figure comes from sales of his multitude... Read More
Posted by eviltwins 2 years ago
Ziggy Marley and his wife Orly Agai Marley have a new addition to their growing brood.
The couple welcomed a baby boy, Abraham Selassie Robert Nesta Marley, on Jan. 26 in Los Angeles.
This is the third child for singer-songwriter and Agai, Marley's manager and wife of more than six years. They also have a 5½-year-old daughter Judah Victoria and a 4-year-old son Gideon Robert Nesta.
Marley, the eldest son of late music legend Bob Marley, is a Grammy award-winning musician.
The entire family is healthy and happy, according to his rep.
• Reporting... Read More
Posted by Dawn_light93 4 years ago
Tuff Gong was his nickname, given to him due to his reputed physical strength. Later, Marley started his own music production company and named it Tuff Gong.
Lived in Germany for a few months in 1981 for treatment for his cancer.