Bob Marley

Hmmm: NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio, a Rumored Weed Smoker, Also Loves Reggae

In the early days of his administration, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio was dogged by the public's idea that he loved to smoke weed.
Andy Cush / May 10, 2017

Listen to ‘Songs for Survival,’ Jay Z’s Playlist About Social Injustice

After sharing "Spiritual," an original protest song addressing police violence against African-Americans, Jay Z has returned to TIDAL with a curated playlist of activist music…
Anna Gaca / July 10, 2016

Snapchat Celebrates 4/20 With a Blackface Bob Marley Filter

Snapchat, the popular photo-messaging app, likes to celebrate holidays and special events by giving its users fun filters that change the way their faces look.
James Grebey / April 20, 2016

Watch Prince Cover David Bowie, Bob Marley in Concert

Prince held back-to-back concerts in Toronto on Friday night that had him performing 57 songs in total, including a cover of David Bowie's 1977 hit…
Colin Stutz / March 26, 2016

There’s an Official Bob Marley Cannabis Brand, Which Seems a Little on the Nose

A new, officially branded Bob Marley brand of cannabis will soon launch on the late reggae great's 71st birthday, which, you know, makes sense. Marley Natural — which…
James Grebey / February 5, 2016

Chris Cornell and His Daughter Cover Bob Marley’s ‘Redemption Song’

A little less than a month after Beyoncé and Eddie Vedder covered Bob Marley's classic "Redemption Song" at Global Citizen Fest in Manhattan's Central Park,…
Harley Brown / October 20, 2015

Bob Marley’s Family Wins Legal Appeal Against T-Shirt Company

After years of battling, Bob Marley's family has finally won an appeal against a clothing company called A.V.E.L.A. and other merchandisers who unlawfully used the…
Colin Joyce / February 22, 2015

Watch Chance the Rapper Play Bob Marley on Adult Swim’s ‘Black Dynamite’

Aside from palling around with Madonna and finishing up his new LP, avowed cartoon fan Chance the Rapper is also apparently starting up a burgeoning…
Colin Joyce / November 9, 2014

Mayor Rob Ford Declares ‘Bob Marley Day’ in Toronto

Toronto mayor and occasional narcotics dabbler Rob Ford is a big reggae fan. In December, the roly-poly politician danced to the music at a City…
Dan Reilly / February 6, 2014

N.A.S.A. and Karen O Drop Disco Cover of Bob Marley’s ‘I Shot the Sheriff’

It's been awhile since we're heard from N.A.S.A., but there are worse ways to stage a comeback than with a dub-disco version of Bob Marley's…
Chris Martins / January 27, 2014

Bob Marley Estate Sues Chicken Chain Over ‘One Love’ Name

The Bob Marley estate has sued a chicken fingers chain for adopting the phrase "One Love" as its trademark. The lawsuit was filed on Friday, December…
Chris Martins / December 10, 2013

Hear Jim James’ EDM Remix of Bob Marley’s ‘Waiting in Vain’

Bob Marley's classic Legend compilation will soon receive an EDM-flavored makeover. On June 25, Island/Tuff Gong/UME will release Legend: Remixed, a 16-track collection featuring remixes of tracks…
Kyle McGovern / June 6, 2013

Celebrity Headphone Deathmatch: 50 Cent’s Are Empirically Worse Than Jay-Z’s

Dr. Dre has a lot to answer for, and not just that Tupac Shakur "hologram." The hugely successful Beats by Dre headphones have spawned a gaggle…
Marc Hogan / June 6, 2013