We’are all well aware of the Jamaican legend, Bob Marley, and its rastafarian songs. More than just music, he represented culture in Jamaica and other parts of the world. Songs like ‘buffalo soldier’, ‘three little birds’, ‘No women no cry’, ‘redemption’, ‘one love’, or ‘everything gonna be alright’ had allured billions across the globe.
It’s now been thirty six years since Bob Marley died in Miami, 1981. The genre & scene is evolved along with many great musicians, watch this video of Notting Hill Carnival, like Danny red, Damian Marley, Ras Kaleb, Ramon judah, Gregory fabulous, Ky-mani Marley, Ziggy anderson, Cedella Marley, Donovan kingjay and many more great Rastafarian or reggae musicians. You will love the man on the mixing control, Mikey Dread.
Talking about the Marley’s, they are lucid in Rasta Jamaica. Bob Marley has twelve children, named as Cedella Marley, Damian Marley, Ziggy Marley, Stephen Marley, Rohan Marley, Julian Marley, Ky-Mani Marley, Sharon Marley, Makeda Jahnesta, Karen Marley, Stephanie Marley and Robert Marley. And they are proud in carrying the title and going an extra mile in keeping culture and legacy in true atmosphere. Cedella Marley, CEO & mother of three, along with Kenya Barris has written a film based on the songs of Bob Marley. Which will be developed by Polygram Entertainment and Twentieth Century Fox Animation.
“My father has inspired art and artists around the world and I’m excited to embark on a new creative venture that highlights his incredible music. We are thrilled to work with Kenya Barris and David Blackman on this project as well as a Fox Animation who gave us this platform to introduce a new generation to my father’s music“, Cedella added | @cedellamarley
‘Like father like son’
It is the name of the debut album by Ky-Mani Marley, released in August 1996 & produced by David Lee. You can listen on YT or download here. Ky-Mani also had his debut performance at the Mojo Rising festival, happened on 10th & 11th February in Kochi.
Many great Indian musicians have put India on the world map. And getting attention of far parts of the world. It is country where most musicians would love to perform. Ky-mani Marley quoted:
“I’m coming to India for the first time. This is one of the places I always wanted to perform a show. I’m really thrilled to perform in India. it is a different experience to perform in front of new people. This will be an unforgettable day for me”
Marijuana is part of Rastafarian culture and have inspired musicians. Ky-mani Marley quoted:
“it plays every role in my life. I wake up to it, I’m with herb right through the day and before I go to bed at night. It really keeps me focused. It’s my meditation. I’d like to call it my escape from the world, but it’s not an escape from the world. This is my reality. This is what allows me to deal with what’s going on in the world and what’s taking place day in, day out”
Music and smoke go hand in hand and helped millions to find themselves in their life. Bob Marley has inspired millions in their ways of life and his children is keeping the legacy forward. Signing out, enjoy these few photos which we don’t have to do anything with.