Friday, December 6, 2019

Tag: Bob Marley

Ziggy Marley Reveals Father Bob Marley Let...

Reggae legend Bob Marley, who passed away in 1981 at 36, was often seen toking on marijuana, whether in the studio, out...

High School Coach Who Spurred Controversy in...

An Indiana high school track coach has been given the pink slip after his blackface Bob Marley costume ignited controversy. Despite pleas from those who supported him, Brown...

After Asking ‘What’s Wrong With It’, Indiana...

A high school track coach in Indiana who failed to see what's so offensive about dressing in blackface could soon be out of a...

5 Reasons Jamaican Culture Is the Most...

https://youtu.be/97EGMLrv4mc In some parts of England and Toronto Canada, a dialect heavy with Jamaican and Afro-Caribbean inflections is being spoken by a significant portion of...

Snapchat’s 4/20 Bob Marley Filter Deemed Digital...

Snapchat has been accused of using Blackface for a filter featuring the late Jamaican singer Bob Marley. The company made the filter celebrating 4/20,...

Marlon James Becomes the First Jamaican to...

Marlon James became the first Jamaican winner of the prestigious Booker Prize for fiction Tuesday with a vivid, violent, exuberant and expletive-laden novel based...

Bob Marley’s Family Wins Suit After Unauthorized...

A US court has sided with Bob Marley's family, which sued a company that sold shirts depicting the reggae legend, in a case with...

These Profound Words From Bob Marley About...

Video from Gil Noble's Like It Is interview with Bob Marley

5 Radical Leaders Who Influenced Bob Marley’s...

I have a propensity for radical self-expression. In the words of dedicated activist and educator Dr. Angela Davis, “Radical simply means to grab something...

Bob Marley’s Universal Message Lays Foundation for...

Reggae icon Bob Marley is serving as inspiration for a new children’s musical that is bringing his universal message of love, fear and everything...

9 Celebrities Whose Parents Spent Their Lives...

Kanye West While many of the hip-hop mogul’s fans know about his mother, the late Donda West, fewer fans know about his father’s identity. Ray...

Bob Marley on Forbes List of Top...

In a replay of last year’s ranking, Jamaican reggae legend Bob Marley has placed fifth on Forbes magazine’s top earning dead celebrity 2014 list,...

5 Jamaican Global Icons Whose Impact Is...

Bob Marley Superstar reggae artist Bob Marley was a Jamaican reggae singer-songwriter who achieved worldwide fame and acclaim. Marley was considered by many to be the first Third World...

5 Black Celebrities Who Died Without Leaving...

Bob Marley When Bob Marley died in 1981, he was said to be worth about $30 million.  The reggae megastar never made a will, even...

Roots And Culture: Stephen Marley ‘Thorn or...

Stephen Marley is celebrating his iconic father Bob's legacy on his new song "Thorn or a Rose". The new song is a classic reggae...

The Legend: Bob Marley Would Celebrated His...

Today marks what would of been Bob Marley's 69th birthday. Marley is definitely a musical icon of epic proportions who put reggae music and...

More Than Just Beaches: 11 Jamaican Cultural...

Monument to the Rt. Excellent Marcus Garvey The monument to the Rt. Excellent Marcus Garvey was designed by the government town planner, G. C. Hodges,...

24 Black Celebs Who Risked Fame &...

Muhammad Ali Former professional boxer Muhammad Ali is generally considered among the greatest heavyweights in the sport's history. A controversial and even polarizing figure during...

Legendary: Bob Marley in Top 10 On...

Bob Marley is back on the charts again, as the music legend breaks into the top ten on billboard's social chart. According to billboard.com: "Bob...

In South Africa, Reggae’s Legacy Lives On

It's Thursday night in downtown Johannesburg and some 500 people are packed into Bassline, a warehouse-like club in a hipster-friendly neighborhood. They're here for...

Remembering Bob Marley’s Jamaica Homecoming on His...

When Bob Marley arrived at the Norman Manley International Airport in late February 1978, it had been two years since he had left Jamaica....