Jo Mersa Marley, Bob Marley’s grandson, dies at 31December 28, 2022 GMT
MIAMI (AP) — Reggae musician Joseph “Jo Mersa” Marley, Bob Marley’s grandson and Stephen Marley’s son, has died at 31.
His representative confirmed his death to Rolling Stone on Tuesday but a cause of death was not immediately disclosed.
Bob Marley immersive experience to land in US next yearNovember 30, 2022 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — A massive immersive experience celebrating Bob Marley is heading for its U.S. premiere early next year, complete with photographs, lots of music and even a pair of the reggae giant's footwear.
Baker’s storytelling a hit with Astros as Series beginsOctober 28, 2022 GMT
HOUSTON (AP) — Astros pitcher Lance McCullers Jr. was asked for a simple description of Houston manager Dusty Baker.
Jamaica headed to 2nd straight World Cup despite turmoilJuly 14, 2022 GMT
MONTERREY, Mexico (AP) — To borrow from native son Bob Marley, Jamaica is jammin'.
Jamaica has qualified for the 2023 Women's World Cup as one of the top four finishers at the CONCACAF W Championship.
Famed Australian Indigenous actor David Gulpilil dies at 68November 29, 2021 GMT
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s most acclaimed Indigenous actor, David Gulpilil, has died of lung cancer, a government leader said on Monday. He was 68 years old.
Gulpilil found his widest audiences with his roles in the 1986 hit film “Crocodile Dundee” and in director Baz Luhrmann’s 2008 epic “Australia” in a career that spanned five decades.
Do Worry: UEFA rejects Ajax’s Bob Marley tribute shirtSeptember 14, 2021 GMT
NYON, Switzerland (AP) — Ajax must change its popular Bob Marley-themed shirts in Champions League games because the three little birds motif breaks equipment rules, UEFA said Tuesday.
The Netherlands champion received wide praise and a rush of sales in the offseason for launching a black uniform with small red, yellow and green birds on the back of the shirt collar.
Juanes visits the origins of his inspiration in 10th albumMay 28, 2021 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — After experimenting with different types of music, Juanes returns to his roots with “Origen,” a covers album in which he pays tribute to the most influential artists in his life and career, from Joe Arroyo and Bruce Springsteen to Bob Marley and Juan Luis Guerra.
Bunny Wailer, reggae luminary, dies in Jamaica at age 73March 4, 2021 GMT
KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — Bunny Wailer, a reggae luminary who was the last surviving founding member of the legendary group The Wailers, died on Tuesday in his native Jamaica...
Artists sing social anthems for United Nations anniversaryNovember 23, 2020 GMT
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — For Grammy-winning international star Angelique Kidjo, her artistry and her activism inform each other because music has the power to connect beyond skin color, language or countries...
Johnny Nash, singer of ‘I Can See Clearly Now,’ dies at 80October 7, 2020 GMT
Johnny Nash, a singer-songwriter, actor and producer who rose from pop crooner to early reggae star to the creator and performer of the million-selling anthem “I Can See Clearly Now,” died Tuesday, his son said...
Family re-imagines Bob Marley classic for COVID-19 reliefJuly 9, 2020 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Bob Marley’s Grammy-winning children and chart-topping grandson have re-imagined one of his biggest hits to assist children affected by the coronavirus pandemic...
‘Black Leopard, Red Wolf’ is epic tale by Marlon JamesMarch 11, 2019 GMT
"Black Leopard, Red Wolf" (Riverhead Books), by Marlon James
"Black Leopard, Red Wolf" by Marlon James is a serpentine, epic tale set in a fantastic realm of evil monsters and villains and flawed heroes.
Moron of the Morning: Robber Forgets To Put On MaskJanuary 5, 2019 GMT
A Bob Marley hat helped police nab a man suspected of robbing a Dollar Tree in Minnesota on Christmas Eve, authorities say.
Quincy Gerrard Petty, 39, also reportedly forgot to put his mask on when he first walked into the retailer on Larpenteur Avenue and told an employee at the register he wasn’t “playing,” court documents say.