By Delano George Bell, Jamaicans Legendary reggae artist, Bob Marley, was known for his lyrics as well as his vocal talents. Marley put into lyrics many of the problems facing society and issues affecting his own life. He was a keen observer of life, government, social order, and humanity as a whole. Many of his […]
Editorial Credit: Stefano Chiacchiarini ’74 / Shutterstock.com By Staff Writer, Jamaicans Legendary Jamaican reggae artist Bob Marley will be one of 16 influential Black musicians honored at the Black Music and Entertainment Walk of Fame (BMEWOF) Crown Jewel of Excellence Black Music Month Class of 2022 Induction and Juneteenth Celebration on June 18, 2022. The […]
London, United Kingdom – May 25, 2016: Bob Marley in Madame Tussauds of London. (Shutterstock) By Staff Writer, Jamaicans Lisa Hanna, who represents St. Ann South East in the Jamaican Parliament, has reiterated calls to name legendary reggae musician Bob Marley as the nation’s eighth National Hero. Hanna made a motion in the House of […]
By Stephanie Korney, Jamaicans Reggae music artist and legend Bob Marley has been included on the list of the top artists of the 1980s compiled by Planet Radio, a top European radio network. In the opinion of Planet Radio, the 1980s produced some of the most iconic artists and recordings of all time, giving fans […]
By Hugh McIntyre, Forbes Already one of the most successful albums of all time by one of the most celebrated and beloved musicians ever, Bob Marley’s Legend is having an extra special week on one of Billboard’s most important most competitive charts. This frame, Legend, officially credited to Marley and the Wailers, hits 676 weeks on the Billboard 200, Billboard’s […]
By Stephanie Koury, Jamaicans The 12-part mini-documentary series “Bob Marley: Legacy” from Universal Music Enterprises has been nominated for a 2021 Webby Award in the Music category for the title of “Best of the Internet.” The 2021 edition of the Webby Awards is the 25th year they have been presented. “Bob Marley: Legacy” streams on YouTube and […]
The iconic Bob Marley song One Love is to be re-released with the blessing of the musician’s family to support children whose lives have been upended by COVID-19, the UN said on Thursday.
Photo: UNICEF/Nicole Toutounji – Jamaican reggae artist and musician Ziggy Marley pledges his support for ‘Say Yes for Children’ while visiting UN Headquarters, in July 2001. By UN News The fundraising initiative comes as the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) warned that an additional 6,000 children could die every day from preventable causes in the next […]