Feb 17, 2014, 9:27 AM
Reggae aficionados and Rastafarians around the globe last Monday celebrated in full tilt the anniversary of the death of Bob Marley, the King of Reggae. Bob was a giant musical icon whose militant voice has endeared him to many, including Africans and Europeans.
In this special edition of 'Entertainment' we bring you a detailed profile of the man in recognition of reggae and Rastafarianism.
According to the profile, Bob Marley was born Robert Nesta Marley in a small
Marley suffered racial prejudice as a youth, because of his mixed racial origins, and faced questions about his own racial identity throughout his life. Bob Marley and his mother moved to
In 1962, Marley recorded his first two singles, Judge Not and One Cup of Coffee with local music producer Leslie Kong. These songs, released on the Beverley label under the pseudonym of Bobby Martell, attracted little attention. The songs were later re-released on the album songs of Freedom, a posthumous collection of Marley's songs.