Bob Marley's songs not only dealt with the politics of his native Jamaica but also Africa and the whole world. Here are ten of his most politically significant songs.
In the nearly 40 years since his untimely death, Bob Marley still remains the most popular figure in reggae music.
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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.
Just when we thought people were getting smarter about not wearing blackface for Halloween, this South Carolina sheriff captain set everyone back when she wore the derogatory makeup.
As has been the case for almost as long as Madonna has had a career, black folks are telling her “culture-y vulture-y” behind to have a seat. And yet the material girl has done it again—exploiting blackness to sell records. Yes, her newest effort has gone back to the same racially insensitive playbook that she always has […]
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, will sell products that will range from weed strains to oils and infused lotions. The products will be sold in countries and U.S. states that are working towards the legalization […]
A popular beverage that was created in partnership with the Bob Marley family and sold in some New Jersey schools has been banned after its stated effects made children feel sleepy and ill, according to Fox News. SEE ALSO: 43 Students, 10 Adults Poisoned After Carbon Monoxide Leak At Southwest Atlanta School [VIDEO] Marley’s Mellow […]
BERLIN — A documentary premiering at the Berlin International Film Festival aims to offer new insight into the life of reggae legend Bob Marley, against a backdrop of dozens of his songs. Director Kevin Macdonald (“The Last King of Scotland,” ”One Day in September”) said Sunday he hopes “to bring to people around the world […]
MIAMI — A feud has erupted within the first family of reggae, with the widow and nine children of Bob Marley suing his half brother to stop use of the Marley name to promote an annual Miami music festival and profit from other businesses in his native Jamaica.
A song recorded by Bob Marley has been re-released to highlight the famine that is going on in East Africa. A video has been created for the song “High Tide or Low Tide” by acclaimed director, Kevin Macdonald ,and the song is available to download on iTunes to raise money for Save The Children’s East […]
Bob Marley died thirty years ago today. Still, his songs have a great impact on society spiritually, emotionally and also politically. Marley’s songs not only dealt with the politics of his native Jamaica, but Africa and the whole world. Here are ten of his most politically significant songs. 10. War. Bob took a speech from […]
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