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Posts Tagged ‘ Rita Marley ’

THE RITA MARLEY FOUNDATION PLANS AHEAD FOR BOB’S 70th BIRTHDAY!

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December 10, 2014
THE RITA MARLEY FOUNDATION PLANS AHEAD FOR BOB’S 70th BIRTHDAY!

Bob Marley— By Shereita Grizzle—- The 70th birthday for late reggae icon Bob Marley is fast-approaching and there are already several plans in place to celebrate the legend’s special day. In addition to a new musical celebrating his life and works to be opened in January, the Rita Marley Foundation has announced a public-speaking competition to...
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BOB MARLEY TO BECOME INTERNATIONAL MARIJUANA BRAND!

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November 18, 2014
BobMarley:smoking

By Erik Sherman— APBob Marley’s name is becoming a brand for marijuana. For decades, Bob Marley has been synonymous reggae music, the Rastafari religion — and marijuana. The musician reportedly smoked a pound a week as part of his religious practice, according to High Times, and advocated its legalization in the 1970s. Now his name and image...
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BOB AND RITA MARLEY, FEATURED IN ADULT CARTOON!

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November 12, 2014
BOB AND RITA MARLEY, FEATURED IN ADULT CARTOON!

This scene from the US animated television series ‘Black Dynamite’ shows Honeybee and Bob Marley enjoying snow cones on Jamaican shores.— By Chad Bryan– Chance The Rapper and recording artist Erykah Badu recently made guest appearances on Adult Swim’s animated television series, Black Dynamite, voicing reggae legend Bob Marley and his wife Rita, respectively. The two appeared in Episode Four...
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AUDITIONS ARE OPEN FOR MUSICAL BASED ON THE LIFE OF BOB MARLEY!

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November 5, 2014
AUDITIONS ARE OPEN FOR MUSICAL BASED ON THE LIFE OF BOB MARLEY!

By Cecelia Campbell-Livingston– Auditions on for Marley musical– AUDITIONS are now open for a musical based on the life of reggae legend Bob Marley in New York. Directed by Kwame Kwei-Armah, the musical will look at the impact Marley had on Jamaica and the world. More a dozen roles are up for grabs in...
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EEK-A-MOUSE USES SOCIAL MEDIA TO BLAST THE MARLEYS!

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October 25, 2014
EEK-A-MOUSE USES SOCIAL MEDIA TO BLAST THE MARLEYS!

By CURTIS CAMPBELL— Iconic reggae artiste Eek-a-Mouse has been rambling about the Marleys for quite some time. However the singer, who is known for singles like Wa Do Dem and Police in Helicopter, has finally decided to take his ranting to social media to express his grouse. In a three-minute video posted by Lyric DVD, the artist says Bob Marley would have preferred if...
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THE RITA MARLEY FOUNDATION ESSAY COMPETITION TO GO NATIONAL!

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July 12, 2014
THE RITA MARLEY FOUNDATION ESSAY COMPETITION TO GO NATIONAL!

Rita Marley— By Shereita Grizzle– It was the first staging, and the organisers opted to test the waters by only accepting entries from four schools across the island. Papine High, Marcus Garvey Technical High, Haile Selassie High and Bob Marley Primary and Junior High Schools were named as the participating schools in the inaugural Rita...
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TODAY (MAY 11) MARKS THE 33rd ANNIVERSARY OF THE PASSING OF BOB MARLEY!

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May 11, 2014
BobMarley:LookingUp

While millions are sending greetings, postcards and gifts to mothers today, Mother’s Day, many are observing the 33rd anniversary of the passing of legendary reggae king, Robert Nesta Marley. He made the transition on the morning of May 11, 1981 in a Miami hospital, surrounded by members of his family. He had barely passed his 36th birthday, the age at...
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THE RITA MARLEY FOUNDATION LAUNCHES ITS “ESSAY WRITING COMPETITION!”

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April 30, 2014
THE RITA MARLEY FOUNDATION LAUNCHES ITS “ESSAY WRITING COMPETITION!”

Rita Marley— By Shereita Grizzle—- Participating schools will be given instructions on how to proceed at their various assemblies this morning, as The Rita Marley Foundation is gearing up to launch its inaugural Essay Writing Competition. Under the theme ‘Bob Marley: His Music and Message’, students from Haile Selassie Junior High, Marcus Garvey High, Papine High...
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RITA MARLEY RE-RELEASES HER 1981 CONTROVERSIAL HIT “ONE DRAW!”

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April 6, 2014
OneDraw:RitaMarley

Rita Marley— By Shereita Grizzle—- THE Widow of reggae icon Bob Marley has re-released her hit single One Draw. The song which was originally released in 1981 comes at a time when discussions surrounding the legalisation of marijuana in Jamaica heightens. Re-released under Shanachie Records, Marley said she was pleased because the song’s resurgence highlights the...
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BEVERLEY KELSO GAVE THE WAILERS THAT SOUND!

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March 30, 2014
The Wailers with Beverley Kelso

Beverley Kelso— One of the most commonly accepted inaccuracies in popular music is that there is one surviving Wailer, but that is not entirely true. The surviving Wailer often referred to is Neville O’Riley Livingstone, better known as Bunny Wailer, but Beverley Kelso, a foundation and cornerstone member, is very much alive and well,...
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