15 Iconic Photos Of The Great Bob Marley [Photos]
Today, February 6, is the late, great Bob Marley’s birthday. And a milestone birthday at that, as he would have been 70-years-old.
Busta Rhymes – “Chris Lighty” [LISTEN/DOWNLOAD]
Yesterday marked the one year anniversary of mogul Chris Lighty‘s passing. The co-founder of Violator Management, all around conduit for Hip-Hop culture, and a host of other things was one of the few truly standup guys in the industry, leaving many shocked and distraught that he would allegedly take his own life.
What If Rappers Were Political Leaders? Is Jay-Z The Next Barack Obama?
For years, leaders such as Martin Luther King, Malcolm X, and Stokely Carmichael brazenly and heroically spoke out and became powerful men who influenced great change, for the betterment of all people. What if today’s rappers spoke out to regain unity and create great movements?
Rohan Marley Supports Snoop Lion’s Rasta Ambitions, Says Bob Marley Would Too
Snoop Lion has yet to make a statement regarding a potential lawsuit that questions the the sincerity of Rastafarianism. However, one of the late, great Bob Marley’s son has gone on the record to say he has the “Drop It Like It’s Hot” rapper’s back.
Marley Drink Banned After New Jersey Students Get Sick
Marley’s Mellow Mood, an all natural relaxation beverage, was removed from schools after several students in New Jersey got sick, according to a school report released Friday (Nov. 30). The Bob Marley name was given to the drink to parallel its “anti-energy” effects, but unfortunately, it left students ill. Some students suffered headaches, lethargy, and elevated heart rates while […]
African-American Journalism Pioneer Gil Noble Passes Away At 80
Gil Noble, one of the most influential African-American journalists of all time, has died today at the age of 80. For over 40 years, Mr. Noble was host of the weekly public affairs program Like It Is, which still stands as the longest-running show of its kind in television history. Noble interviewed some of the […]
Bob Marley Documentary ‘Marley’ To Be Released In April [Video]
More than 30 years after his death, a new Bob Marley documentary, Marley, hopes to give a previously unseen view of the famed Reggae star. Helmed by Academy Award-winning director Kevin McDonald (The Last King of Scotland, Touch the Void), the film takes a look at Marley’s life and legacy through past interviews with the […]
Smoke Dza – “Marley’s Garden” [Listen/Download]
In honor of Bob Marley‘s birthday, Smoke Dza lets go of some new music, aptly titled “Marley’s Garden.” Listen and download the MeLo-X produced track below. Download Here
Nas Talks Odd Future Collab And The Absence Of George Bush In Interview With Billboard Magazine [Video]
Bob Marley and Earth Wind & Fire Inducted Into The Songwriters Hall of Fame
Legendary Soul group Earth, Wind and Fire and the legendary Bob Marley have been selected to be a part of the 2010 inductees into the Songwriters Hall of Fame. The ceremony, which will be held Thursday in New York City, celebrates songwriters, for their accomplishments and for being an inspiration to their fellow colleagues. “Our […]