bob marley


A Look At The Real Bob Marley

By Marcus Samuelsson | April 23, 2012

Photo: Monosnaps

Photo: Monosnaps

As many of you know, the long awaited documentary on the life of Bob Marley, Marley, premiered last Friday. It’s the first in-depth look into Bob’s life from his early days to his rise to international stardom, with actual interviews and stories from his family and others who were closest to him. Thanks to director Kevin MacDonald, Bob Marley’s fans get to encounter him in a way other than through speakers and headphones, for an insight to his life that no other filmmaker has done before.

What’s most admiring about this innovative man’s music was its ability to transcend every racial and economic barrier so that no matter your age, background, or lifestyle there’s some way you can relate to his lyrics and groove to them. Not only did he infuse his songs with messages of love, peace, and happiness but those messages were apparent to all who encountered him, meaning he truly lived by them as well.

What’s even most interesting about Bob Marley was his effortless style. Read More


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