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Skip Marley, grandson of the legendary artist Bob Marley, is chartering his own path to success with his musical career. Skip is making history with R&B singer H.E.R., as their sultry song, “Slow Down,” breaks records. The song that beautifully blends Marley’s reggae sound and H.E.R.’s soulfulness, has earned over 44 million streams globally and…

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Ziggy Marley is urging marijuana users to “grow your own” as a part of a campaign to rid pot of pesticides. The 49-year-old musician and son of the late reggae star Bob Marley who smoked cannabis as part of his Rastafarian religion, is campaigning for regulation of the cannabis farming industry to ensure the weed…

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“Hip-hop, more so than any other genre, embodies the spirit of entrepreneurship,” former A&R exec Tayyib Smith told CNN Money while discussing his new Institute of Hip Hop Entrepreneurship. One might argue this entrepreneurial spirit was already alive and well in the Jamaican dub reggae and Jamaican style “toasting” from which hip-hop traces its origins.…

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Why did you decide to go natural? I decided to go natural because [no one in my family] ever knew what to do with my hair. I’ve had everything: a Jeri curl, a perm, and I grew up getting it pressed. So, going natural was not too farfetched, as my mom really didn’t allow for…

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Music superstar, Lauryn Hill, surprised concert-goers during the 35th anniversary of reggae music icon Bob Marley’s debut on the Apollo stage. The evening also included matchless performances by reggae veterans Third World and Maxi Priest, Marley’s longtime band and collaborators The Wailers, and his son Ky-Mani Marley. The “One Love: A Bob Marley Tribute Concert” was…

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Our friend, DJ Joe Kollege, returns to #TurntableTuesdays to bless us with five of his favorite spring and summer jams. Check out his picks. 1. Kool & The Gang – “Summer Madness” This is the perfect summertime song. Here you have a group that is known for it’s funked out R&B songs, flip the script…

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  Bob Marley, through life and death, has been celebrated by people of all nations and backgrounds, and his birthday this past week was no different. Marley, who’s known for sharing a message of peace, love, and self-awareness, has reached people from all walks of life, and many of those people showed friends and followers…

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Happy 69th birthday Bob Marley! In remembrance to Nesta Robert Marley, the Ambassador of the Third World for his music and selling over 75 million reggae albums worldwide. Although of mixed race, he identified as black and became a big supporter of the Back to Africa movement and the Rastafari movement. Posting posters of the Black Panthers and…

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DJ Moonbaby returns to Turntable Tuesdays to give us her favorite 10 albums of the past year. 1. Robert Glasper – Black Radio 2 2. Tamar Braxton – Love & War 3. Bonobo – The North Borders 4. Beyoncé – Beyoncé 5. Jay Z – Magna Carta…Holy Grail 6. Drake – Nothing Was The Same 7.…

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Just weeks after Forbes released its list of the 100 top-earning celebrities with Madonna sitting pretty at the #1 spot, banking $125 million between June 2012 and June 2013, they released a list of the top earning ‘dead’ celebrities. At the top of the list, is Michael Jackson, the King of pop, who even after…

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Harlem Arts Alliance Presents: On the “A” w/Souleo With “One Love” and “Turn Your Lights Down Low,” Bob Marley created classic reggae songs that put many listeners into a state of relaxation. Now the Marley family focuses on providing a beverage to complement those tunes with the all-natural anti-energy/relaxation drink, Marley’s Mellow Mood. During a gallery…

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