As last year’s celebrations continue to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the legendary Bob Marley, “Rebel Music,” the eighth episode of Webby’s 12-part documentary series, “Legacy,” is available on YouTube’s official YouTube channel. Bob Marley. The episode features 29 luminaries and family members who share ideas about the history and impact of Marley’s political and social activism.
Rebel Music presents a global conversation about the importance of Marley’s work as a political and social activist. With members of the Marley family, grandson Skip, and children Damien, Ziggy, Julian, Cedella, and Stephen, this episode explores why Marley fought, who influenced her, and why. They also offer information on modern political activists and musicians such as the influential Jamaican singer, a member of the I-Three’s, and activist Judy Mowatt, the iconic scholar and activist Dr. Cornel West, the greats of music Bobby Sessions, Beanie Man, Bujo Banton, Cee-Lo Green, Chuck D, Ne-Yo, Otis Williams, Smokey Robinson, Tropkillaz and more.
Over the summer, the Marley family and UMe presented a list of star talents for “Marley Sessions” as part of the “Summer of Marley” festivities. Artists such as Jacob Collier, Julian Marley, Mystic Marley, Sheku Mason and more presented their performances of themes from the Marley catalog. Skip Marley, Bob Marley’s grandson, released “Marley Sessions” on Bob Marley’s official YouTube channel with a rendition of “Three Little Birds” and culminated the series with his rendition of “Jamming.”
A new official music video for Marley’s “Jamming” was also released on Bob Marley’s official YouTube channel in honor of International Reggae Day. The new video “Jamming” reimagines the acclaimed live performance footage captured at Boston’s Music Hall on June 8, 1978. With animation and a custom edition never seen before, the video highlights every member of The Wailers and its radiant energy on stage. , including iThrees, which are symbolized as three birds everywhere.
Continuing to honor Marley’s legacy, Ziggy Marley is touring with her “Bob Marley Tribute Show.” Upcoming stops are set in Webster, California, as well as New York City, Asbury Park, New Jersey, Orlando, Florida, and many other places.
Visit Bob Marley’s official YouTube channel at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCAlTDckOOQ2jREOvuCShGbw.
Marley, a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, stands out not only as the man who put reggae on the world map, but as a statesman in his native Jamaica, he famously brought together the country’s warring factions. . Today, Marley remains one of the most important and influential entertainment icons of the 20th century. Marley’s lifestyle and music continue to inspire new generations as her legacy endures through her music. In the digital age, it has the second largest number of followers on social media of any posthumous celebrity, with Bob Marley’s official Facebook page attracting more than 70 million fans, placing it among the top 20 Facebook pages and among the top 10 celebrity pages. Marley’s music catalog has sold millions of albums worldwide. Her iconic “Legend” collection has the distinction of being the longest-running album in Billboard magazine’s catalog album list and remains the world’s best-selling reggae album. For more information, visit bobmarley.com or facebook.com/bobmarley.