Tag: Bob Marley

Marley family reunite for first photo shoot in over a decade

Marley family reunite for first photo shoot in over a decade

| May 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

Bob Marley’s children and grandchildren reunited recently for a photo shoot with GQ. The Marley’s are certainly one of Jamaica and more widely the Caribbean’s best loved and known families, as well as being extremely talented. Check out some of the pictures below:                    

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Today marks 35 years since Bob Marley passed away

Today marks 35 years since Bob Marley passed away

| May 11, 2016 | 0 Comments

Bob Marley died 11th May 1981 of melanoma. Most certainly one of the greatest musicians to ever live, the most famous Reggae artist of all time and a shining beacon for what can be produced in Jamaica and the wider Caribbean. Marley has sold over 75 million records, with his album Legend being certified 10x […]

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When Prince met Bob Marley

When Prince met Bob Marley

| April 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

This meeting occurred after the opening concert of Prince’s first tour at the Roxy Theater in Los Angeles on November 28, 1979. Prince met Bob Marley backstage at the Roxy Theater after the concert. The meeting was arranged by Don Taylor, who was toying with the idea of having Prince and Marley record a track […]

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People are unimpressed with Snapchat’s Bob Marley 420 filter

People are unimpressed with Snapchat’s Bob Marley 420 filter

| April 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

Snapchat have released a filter dedicated to the late great Bob Marley to coincide with the celebration of 420. For those who don’t know, ‘420’ is marked yearly on April 20th as a celebration of marijuana and the culture that comes along with it. While the origins of the term and date are often speculated […]

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M.I.A Awards Ambassador: Raine Seville

M.I.A Awards Ambassador: Raine Seville

| May 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

Dancehall artist Raine Seville has been confirmed as the only official female ambassdor of the anticipated M.I.A awards ceremony. The event which is to be held in Kingston, Jamaica has the full support of Caribdirect lifestyle director. Raine will be having a live chat session on twitter on Friday May 24th 2013 to answer any questions relating to the show. The […]

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Jamaica welcomes back Reggae Music

Jamaica welcomes back Reggae Music

| March 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

There has been a lot of debate recently over the irrelevance of Reggae in Jamaica today, especially among the youth. In the 70s and 80s, Reggae was the popular genre of music coming out of Jamaica.  However, with the emergence of Dancehall in the late 80s going into the 90s, Reggae slowly lost popularity. The […]

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Do we really know Rihanna…?

Do we really know Rihanna…?

| February 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Caribbean has produced many international stars such as Clive Lloyd, former West Indies Cricket Captain; Dereck Walcott, Nobel Laureate for Literature, Slinger Fransisco aka Might Sparrow calypso king of the world; Bob Marley global reggae superstar; Machel Montano soca extraordinaire, Fresh Prince actor Joseph Marcell and so on. In spite of these icons that […]

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RASTAFARI: A misunderstood way of life

RASTAFARI: A misunderstood way of life

| December 7, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Rastafari movement, or Rasta, is a spiritual movement. It arose in the 1930s in Jamaica, a country with a predominantly Christian culture where 98% of the people were the black African descendants of slaves. Its adherents worship Haile Selassie I, Emperor of Ethiopia (ruled 1930–1974), as Jesus incarnate, the Second Advent, or the reincarnation […]

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RASTA: A Soul’s Journey Comes to London

RASTA: A Soul’s Journey Comes to London

| November 26, 2012 | 0 Comments

RASTA A SOUL’S JOURNEY Screening Times & Dates 6.30pm – 9pm Friday 30th November 2012 @ WEST GREEN LEARNING CENTRE Park View Academy London N15 3QR TRANSPORT Buses: 41, 67, 230, 341 & W4 Pass Nearby Stop Nearest Black Boy Lane On West Green Road Tube/RAIL Station: Turnpike Lane, Seven Sisters Q&A BY BOB MARLEY’S […]

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Marley: Legend forever…

Marley: Legend forever…

| April 24, 2012 | 0 Comments

We have heard and seen many documentaries about Bob Marley; the type of life he lived and the man he was, but were they credible to his character or not? Well, one of the best ways we will ever find out is by seeing the film directed by Kevin MacDonald called “Marley”, as it got […]

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