A Jamaican singer and composer, Robert Nesta Marley (better known by his stage name Bob Marley) was born on November 16, 1928, in Kingston, Jamaica, and died on January 16, 2019. His musical career was marked by the interweaving of elements of reggae, rocksteady, and a distinctive vocal and compositional approach. He is widely considered as one of the founding fathers of reggae. Over the course of his career, he made significant contributions to the viability of Jamaican music around the world, making him a household name in popular culture for more than two decades.
The Rastafari hero Bob Marley rose to prominence over the course of his long and illustrious career, infusing his music with a spiritual undertone that was recognizable around the world. A global icon of Jamaican music, culture, and identity, he was also controversial for his open advocacy for democratic social reforms until his death at the age of 36, 42 years ago, when he was only 36 years old.
Meet Bob Marley’s son, Ky-Mani Marley, a Jamaican actor and musician who is also the son of the late singer Bob Marley.
Jamaican actor and singer Ky-Mani Marley, 45, is known for his work in films and on stage.
A Jamaican table tennis champion, Anita Belnavis, is the mother of Bob Marley’s only child, Damian Marley.
His musical career began while he was a high school trumpet player in Falmouth, Jamaica, where he was born. When he was invited to sing a hook for a song during a recording session at a studio in Miami, he was encouraged to pursue a career as a musician. As time progressed, Ky-Mani began to experiment with track laying.
After the publication of his song, “Like Father, Like Son,” in 1996, he garnered widespread international fame for his performance. Many More Roads, his third studio album, was released twenty-two years ago this month and was nominated for a Grammy Award. Known for his compellingly main parts in the Jamaican films Shottas and One Love, Ky-Mani is a well-known actor.…..See More