Bob Marley and The Wailers ‘Jammin’ Certified Platinum In The UK

Bob Marley’s music is selling more than ever some four decades after his death. The undeniable influence that the music icon has on the reggae community remains unprecedented. The 1977 release by Bob Marley and the Wailers, “Jammin,” has been certified platinum in the United Kingdom by the British Phonographic Industry. The record was bestowed […]

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Nicki Minaj Is The Bob Marley Of Trinidad Says Her Cousin

One of Nicki Minaj’s cousins in Trinidad and Tobago thinks that she deserves the same kind of recognition that Bob Marley has received for his contributions to culture and music in Jamaica. The search has been on for Nicki Minaj’s infamous cousin, who was referenced in her tweets last week as being witness to the […]

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UEFA Forces Ajax & Adidas To Change Bob Marley ‘Three Little Birds’ Kit

Dutch professional football club Ajax FC was forced to make changes to their kit homaging reggae legend Bob Marley. The Union of European Football Associations-UEFA has banned the Bob Marley inspired Ajax Football Club jersey, which featured three little birds at the base of the collar. The feature was added to the club’s jersey as […]

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Sean Paul, Shaggy, Bounty Killer Tributes Lee “Scratch” Perry

Sean Paul, Shaggy, Bounty Killer, and more artists tribute the late Lee “Scratch” Perry. As the reggae/dancehall community continues to grapple with the sudden death of the legendary Lee “Scratch” Perry, various artistes have continued to express their condolences. The eccentric record producer and artiste, who pioneered dub music in the 1970s was 85 years […]

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Lee “Scratch” Perry, Reggae Icon & Dub Pioneer, Dead At 85

Reggae dub pioneer Lee “Scratch” Perry has died at age 85. The legendary artist and producer died at the Noel Holmes Hospital in Lucea, Hanover, on Sunday morning. Known for his eccentric styles and provocative song lyrics like “Pum Pum,” the artist had been briefly sick, according to reports. Perry, who previously lived in Switzerland […]

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Bob Marley 40 Years After Death Personal Doctor Suspects Foul Play

Today (May 11th) marks 40 years since Bob Marley’s death, and to this day, his legacy still lives on in the hearts of his many fans across the globe. His impact was so great that, to date, he still has one of the best-selling albums of all time. His greatest hits compilation, Legend, which was […]

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Bob Marley Inspired AFC Ajax Kit Hit The Net Triggering A Frenzy Among Fans

Jamaica’s diverse culture has long been recognized internationally, thanks to several icons that rose to the occasion to contribute to different sectors and industries that now make the island’s melting pot heavily demanded by international fashion houses and establishments. The latest conversation relating to Jamaica’s cultural prominence in global spaces comes from a leaked jersey […]

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Jay-Z Says He Wants To Be The Bob Marley Of Hip Hop

Jay-Z says he would like to be remembered among the greats like reggae legend Bob Marley. While the social media era has oversaturated the market with stars these days, and it has become easier to achieve fame, there still exists a disparity and certain levels of stardom that many can only dream of attaining. It […]

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Bounty Killer Says Politics Is Why Bob Marley Got Shot Not Dancehall Music

Bounty Killer says politics is to be blamed for Bob Marley getting shot decades ago and not dancehall music. Bounty Killer is re-igniting the argument that there is no connection between crime and dancehall as he shares a very vocal clip of himself from more than 10 years ago as he rubbishes claims of a […]

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Tory Lanez Plans To Stop Wars With His Music “Like How Bob Marley Did”

Tory Lanez has landed the cover of Flaunt Magazine, and he’s not disappointing while serving looks and sharing his deepest aspirations for the future like following in Bob Marley’s footstep. Tory Lanez posed in all White Fendi as he proves that the bad publicity from his ongoing case with Megan Thee Stallion can’t hold him […]

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Why Bob Marley Credit Friend Vincent Ford On ‘”No Woman No Cry”

Bob Marley is known worldwide as reggae music’s most renowned ambassador and most instrumental pioneer. Something that is talked about much less is his philanthropy and the icon’s selfless desire to be a pillar to his community. Many fortunate people in this world give back when they have a surplus, but Bob Marley allocated his […]

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Bunny Wailer ‘The Last Of The Wailers’ Life, Music And Legacy Explore

Bunny Wailer, the last of The Wailer, died leaving behind a rich musical legacy that will forever etch in the fabric of reggae music and Jamaican culture. Wailer, whose real name is Neville O’Reilly Livingstone, died at the Medical Associates Hospital in Kingston. Also affectionately called ‘Jah B’ by friends and family, Bunny Wailer was […]

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Marley & Tosh Family Lead Tributes For Bunny Wailer

The Marley and Tosh family among some big names in reggae are tributing Bunny Wailer following hos passing. Legendary Reggae singer Bunny Wailer, real name Neville O’Riley Livingston, died on Tuesday (March 2) at the age of 73. Bunny Wailer was the last surviving member of the iconic reggae group “The Wailers,” which he formed […]

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Reggae Legend Bunny Wailer Dies At 73

Legendary reggae singer Bunny Wailer has died. Jamaica’s Culture Minister Olivia Grange confirmed the singer’s passing on Tuesday morning. His cause of death was not revealed, but multiple sources confirmed with Urban Islandz that he passed away in the Medical Associates Hospital while getting treatment for an ailment. Bunny Wailer, whose real name is Neville […]

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Mutabaruka Responds To Fantan Mojah’s Claim About Bob Marley & Cindy Breakspeare

Ever since the release of his track “Fire King,” Fantan Mojah has been unable to keep his name out of the media; presumably, this was the intention all along. Nonetheless, we digress as sure enough; the “Rasta Got Soul” singer has caused a significant uproar among many members of his Rastafarian community, with at least […]

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Bob Marley’s Daughter Dismisses Reports Rita Marley Is Dead

Rita Marley is NOT dead. Sometimes the internet can be a friend, and other times it can be a foe used by others for clickbait as it spreads misinformation. Such was the case of an internet hoax claiming that Rita Marley, the widow of Reggae Legend, Bob Marley was dead. In fact, Mrs. Marley is […]

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Bob Marley’s Music Relevancy In 2020 Explored In “LEGACY: Freedom Fighter” Episode

Bob Marley’s music has perhaps never been more relevant than in 2020 amid a global pandemic as well as racial and social unrest. In a year that seemed filled with gloom as the deadly coronavirus continues to wreak havoc globally and large inequalities in the way races are treated in the United States have been […]

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Chronic Law Drops 2 New Videos “Talk Di Truth” & “No Ending”

Chronic Law dropped off two new music videos for his singles, “Talk Di Truth” and “No Ending.” Chronic Law’s music has long echoed a call for greater solidarity among the people, especially when it comes on to waging a full-fledged attack against those looking to oppress and control the masses. High off a nationwide lockdown […]

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