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Cedella Marley Honored with a Jamaica National Award

Congratulations Cedella Marley CD The Bob Marley Group of Companies in Jamaica congratulates our CEO, Cedella Marley, on the honour of being a recipient of a Jamaican National Award to be presented at the official ceremony hosted by the Governor General later this year on National Heroes’ Day in October. ©George Kamper Kingston, Jamaica –…
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August 7, 2020
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Tuff Gong International & Amplified Music release a new version of the global anthem ‘One Love’ in support of UNICEF

Tuff Gong International and Amplified Music release a new version of the global anthem  'One Love' Re-recording of iconic anthem will support UNICEF’s Reimagine campaign, a global fundraising appeal to respond, recover and reimagine a post-COVID-19 world fit for children. Tuff Gong International and Amplified Music has released a new version of the global anthem 'One Love'…
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July 22, 2020
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Hymn Marley drops debut EP IN MY HEAD

New EP  out now via Hymntertainment / Tuff Gong Internationalhttps://ffm.to/inmyheadep Hymn Marley becomes the latest creator from the iconic Marley family to offer a musical body of work, with the release of his 5-track debut digital EP, In My Head. The 26-year old son of multiple-Grammy winner Stephen, and grandson of musical legends Bob and Rita, has delivered a…
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October 10, 2019
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The History Of 420: National Weed Day

An article from our friends at RedEyesOnline April 20th is unofficially known as National Pot Smoking Day or National Weed Day, and while most stoners have zero issue with having another reason to wake and bake, they stumble a little when the question is put to them about the origins of 420. Some marijuana smokers…
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May 19, 2017
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Skip Marley’s “Lions” soundtracks the New Pepsi Ad

Updated April 6, 2017 Pepsi has apologized for a controversial advertisement that borrowed imagery from the Black Lives Matter movement, after a day of intense criticism from people who said it trivialized the widespread protests against the killings of black people by the police. “Pepsi was trying to project a global message of unity, peace and…
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April 5, 2017
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BOB MARLEY : A REBEL PROPHET Photographs by Esther Anderson

Emancipate yourself from mental slavery, none but ourselves can free our minds. Redemption Song, Bob Marley Private View 8th December 2016 Exhibition December 9th - 16th January 2017 A Rebel Prophet documents Marley’s rise as a freedom fighter and a musical poet through a series of photographs taken by Esther Anderson, Jamaican filmmaker, photographer and…
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November 25, 2016
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Who is Esther Anderson?

Esther Anderson was born in the parish of St. Mary on the north coast of Jamaica. Her father Randolph Anderson was an architect and planter. Her mother, Ivy Mae Mahon, belonged to a well-established Indian community in St Mary. She studied at Highgate High School and at the Quaker Finishing School, where she joined the…
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May 5, 2016
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Junior Marvin’s Wailers Tour 2015

Junior Marvin's Wailers -10-Jul Amagansett, NY Stephen's Talkhouse -11-Jul Enfield, CT Private -12-Jul Amityville,NY Revolution -6-Aug Myrtle Beach, SC The Boathouse -8-Aug Washignton, DC Hamilton Live -12-Aug London, England Jazz Café -15-Aug Benicassim, Spain Rototom Sunsplash Festival -18-Aug Westchester, NY Westchester County Center -28-Aug Interlaken, Switzerland The Anchor -29-Aug Interlaken, Switzerland The Anchor -30-Aug Bristol,…
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April 23, 2015
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ZIGGY MARLEY’S TUFF GONG WORLDWIDE ‘CELEBRATING BOB MARLEY’ 70th WITH CHILDREN’S TRIBUTE ALBUM

Partnership with 1World Chorus, children cover Bob Marley classics. ‘Celebrating Bob Marley’ out April 28, album available for review and airplay now. Los Angeles, CA (April 8, 2015)– As a part of the year-long Bob Marley 70th birthday celebration, Ziggy Marley’s Tuff Gong Worldwide has partnered with 1World Chorus to reimagine some of the Marley’s…
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April 8, 2015
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Bob Marley’s 70th Birthday Celebration Kicks Off With ‘Easy Skanking’ Live Album

Courtesy Rolling Stone Magazine   Yearlong commemoration of reggae legend's music will feature reissues, new collections and plenty of unreleased material from the Marley family vaults Bob Marley would have turned 70 in 2015, so the reggae singer's family is marking the milestone with a yearlong commemoration of his music and legacy. For the first time, the Marleys are granting…
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December 22, 2014
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Bob Marley: Making of a Legend

“I will never be a politician nor will I ever think political. Just deal with life and nature.” Bob Marley Review & Interview by: Maliika Walker- Island Stage Freelance Writer I didn’t know what to expect when I attended the Brooklyn screening of the documentary, Bob Marley:Making of a Legend. I began hearing about the…
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August 12, 2013
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Rasta: A Soul’s Journey

Maliika Walker- Island Stage I recently had the opportunity to check out the documentary, 'Rasta: A Soul’s Journey', an amazing account of one young woman’s search for the presence of Rastafari around the globe. Donisha Prendergast is the granddaughter of Bob and Rita Marley. A representation of the third generation of the Marley family, ready to…
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June 17, 2013
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The Rastafari Interview – Julian Marley

Maliika Walker-Island Stage Julian Marley- "One is born to praise the almighty." After a chance encounter with a fan at a roots reggae concert, Maliika Walker was left wondering if the audience was listening to the lyrics in roots reggae music. The fan commented she loved reggae music but did not understand why some artists…
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March 12, 2013
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My Obsession with Bob Marley’s ‘Jammin’

Written by Maliika Walker "Why do you like 'Jammin' by Bob Marley so much?" My neighbor asked me this question one day and I just said it's my favorite song. He was like "thank goodness, I love Bob Marley also but you are obsessed with that song". I never revealed the true reason I love…
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August 14, 2012
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Ky-Mani Marley Takes NYC

Written by Maliika Walker A blazing hot day in NYC set the mood for a pair of scorching hot performances from Ky-Mani Marley on Thursday, June 21, 2012. Ky-Mani treated fans to two shows in the NYC area that special day, a perfect way to end his four year hiatus. He made a few appearances…
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July 11, 2012
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MARLEY.. The Island Stage Review

Yesterday was a good day! A friend of mine hooked me up with a pass to see the screening of "Marley", the much anticipated docu-film which opens on 4/20/12 in theaters. I grabbed a couple of close friends and off we went! I was wondering what the crowd would be like and hoping that there…
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April 13, 2012