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Posts Tagged ‘ Rita Marley ’

STEPHEN “RAGGA” MARLEY – THE REGGAE REBEL!

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August 1, 2016
STEPHEN “RAGGA” MARLEY – THE REGGAE REBEL!

Bob Marley’s second son on his father’s ‘cowboy’ fashion sense, working with his son, and why his new album is like a fruit basket By Davina Hamilton —- BEARING MUSICAL FRUIT: Stephen Marley—- DON’T SAY that Stephen Marley isn’t versatile. With his new album, Revelation Part II: The Fruit of Life, boasting collaborations with...
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INACCURACIES ACCEPTED IN THE EARLY JAMAICAN MUSIC INDUSTRY!

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June 5, 2016
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 By Roy Black— Clement ‘Sir Coxsone’ Dodd—– One of the most commonly accepted inaccuracies in early Jamaican popular music is the story that legendary record producer Clement ‘Coxson’ Dodd’s voice appeared in only one recording. So often we have heard on-air radio presenters, who we would expect to know better, referring to Delroy Wilson’s early...
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ALL IS SET FOR THE RITA MARLEY FOUNDATION ESSAY COMPETITION!

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April 18, 2016
ALL IS SET FOR THE RITA MARLEY FOUNDATION ESSAY COMPETITION!

Rita Marley—- “Children, get your culture, and don’t stay there and gesture or the battle will be hotter and you won’t get no supper. Wake up and live!” Emphatic messages from Robert Nesta Marley in his songs, Natty Dread and Wake Up and Live. Both entwined to create the topic for the third annual...
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CEDELLA MARLEY, THE FIRST BORN MARLEY MATRIARCH – TALKS BUILDING A GLOBAL BRAND!

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March 4, 2016
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Cedella Marley STORY: DOREEN ST. FÉLIX PHOTO: BRAD OGBONNA The sound of Cedella Marley‘s name bears the double weight of matrilineal and patrilineal memory, as if her parents had arranged her name with rhythm and acoustics in mind. It’s known that in 1967, in Kingston, Jamaica, a young Bob Marley named his first child...
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THE RITA MARLEY FOUNDATION HAS STARTED A “CULTURAL STORYTELLING PROGRAM” FOR SCHOOLS IN JAMAICA!

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January 15, 2016
THE RITA MARLEY FOUNDATION HAS STARTED A “CULTURAL STORYTELLING PROGRAM” FOR SCHOOLS IN JAMAICA!

In fulfilling its slogan, Harambe, which means ‘working together’, the Rita Marley Foundation (JA) and renowned Jamaican storyteller Amina Blackwood Meeks have embarked on a Cultural Storytelling Programme for basic schools. The first session was held on January 12 at the Holy Trinity Basic School, Maxfield Avenue, St Andrew. The institution is operated by...
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RITA MARLEY GETS DOCTOR OF LETTERS DEGREE FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF THE WEST INDIES!

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November 7, 2015
RITA MARLEY GETS DOCTOR OF LETTERS DEGREE FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF THE WEST INDIES!

 By Shereita Grizzle— Rita Marley—–  The Marley family matriarch, Rita Marley, was recently conferred an honorary degree of Doctor of Letters by the University of the West Indies, Mona (UWI). The presentation was made during UWI’s graduation ceremony on Sunday. The widow of the late reggae singer, Bob Marley, will now be referred to as Dr....
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THE RITA MARLEY FOUNDATION LAUNCHES SCHOOL PEN-PAL IN JAMAICA AND GHANA!

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October 13, 2015
THE RITA MARLEY FOUNDATION LAUNCHES SCHOOL PEN-PAL IN JAMAICA AND GHANA!

  Rita Marley—  The Rita Marley Foundation is nurturing positive friendships between children in Jamaica and Ghana, West Africa. On October 8, the Rita Marley Foundation (Jamaica and Ghana) launched a student letter-exchange (pen pal) program for students at the Holy Trinity Basic School on Maxfield Avenue in Kingston, and Konkonuru Methodist Basic School...
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BOB MARLEY’S LAST PERFORMANCE, 35 YEARS AGO TODAY, SEPTEMBER 23!

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September 23, 2015
BOB MARLEY’S LAST PERFORMANCE, 35 YEARS AGO TODAY, SEPTEMBER 23!

Promoter Rich Engler By Tony Atkins–— When music promoter Rich Engler booked Bob Marley and the Wailers for a 1980 show in downtown Pittsburgh, he already knew that the 16-song set he’d booked for was going to one of Marley’s best. What he didn’t know was that he’d also be booking one of Marley’s...
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“MORE WORK TO BE DONE” SAYS RITA MARLEY!

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September 20, 2015
“MORE WORK TO BE DONE” SAYS RITA MARLEY!

Rita Marley—- RITA Marley, singer and wife of reggae king Bob Marley, received her African Women of Excellence Lifetime Achievement Award at a glitzy ceremony at the Warwick Hotel in New York, recently. The event was hosted by the African Union Diaspora Africa Forum in collaboration with the United Nations. The Marley family matriarch...
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“I THINK BOB MARLEY WOULD BE A CHRISTIAN NOW” SAYS JUDY MOWATT!

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August 25, 2015
“I THINK BOB MARLEY WOULD BE A CHRISTIAN NOW” SAYS JUDY MOWATT!

Marley’s former backing singer believes the late Rasta reggae star would have converted to Christianity if he was still alive— By Davina Hamilton— MUSINGS ON MARLEY: Judy Mowatt JUDY MOWATT believes Bob Marley would be a Christian if he was alive today. The Jamaican songstress, who rose to fame as a member of Marley’s backing...
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