Personal Life & Legacy In , Bob Marley converted from Catholic to 'Rastafari' religious faith, inculcating the movement's rituals and culture into the reggae music he played. He also used marijuana and continued using it despite being arrested once for possession of the drug. Bob Marley was posthumously inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in ; in December , his album “Exodus” was named Album of the Century by Time Magazine and his song “One Love” was designated Song of the Millennium by the BBC.
Jan 15, · Bob Marley Birth Date February 6, Death Date May 11, Place of Birth St. Ann Parish, Jamaica Place of Death Miami, Florida Full Name Nesta Robert Marley. Who Is Bob Marley? Early Life. “Bob Marley was born on February 6, in St. Ann Parish, Jamaica. The son of a black teenage mother and much older, white father, he spent his early years in the village known as Nine Miles.” The isle of Jamaica, where Marley was born.
Early life and career. Robert Nesta Marley was born on 6 February at the farm of his maternal grandfather in Nine Mile, Saint Ann Parish, Jamaica, to Norval Sinclair Marley and Cedella Malcolm. Norval Marley was a white Jamaican from Clarendon Parish, Jamaica, whose family claimed to have Syrian Jewish origins. Norval claimed to have been a captain in the Royal Marines; at the time of his. Mar 10, · Bob Marley made hell tuneful, like nobody before or since. That’s what has kept him alive. R obert Nesta Marley was born in a small rural Jamaican village called Nine Miles. His father was a.
Mar 04, · As a working class Rastafarian from Trenchtown who became a world famous musician, Marley faced countless challenges in his life, from systemic oppression to assassination attempts, an exile from his home, and finally a tragic bout with cancer. Aug 04, · A musical icon and one of the best-selling artists of all time, Bob Marley lived most of his short adult life in the spotlight. It was in marked contrast to his enigmatic father about whom little.