Posts tagged "Ziggy Marley"

HEAR THIS: Ziggy Marley “Justice / War” Live Medley PREMIERE

The  Brand New Selection From The Album Ziggy Marley In Concert

“Justice” is not just standout cut from The Melody Makers’ 1989 album One Bright Day, it’s also the name of Ziggy’s daughter. On the new live album Ziggy Marley in Concert—available on iTunes next Tuesday, December 18—Ziggy blends “Justice” with one of his father’s greatest songs, which happens to be one of the few Bob Marley classics that Marley did not write. The lyrics to “War,” from the 1976 album Rastaman Vibration, were adapted from a speech made by Emperor Haile Selassie before the United Nations General Assembly in 1963. Audio After The Jump… 

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Interview: Reasoning With Ziggy Marley

Executive Producer of Marley Documentary Speaks On His Vision For The Film, And Its Biggest Surprise

The long-awaited, critically acclaimed documentary Marley had its L.A. premiere last night, with a Jamaican debut scheduled for Thursday April 19th in Kingston’s Emancipation Park. And then on April 20—which also happens to be both America’s unofficial ganja holiday and Stephen Marley’s birthday—Marley will debut at select theaters and on demand. Just hours before the premiere Boomshots caught up with the co-executive producer of the film, to reason about the challenge of choosing the right director and to share his own personal hopes for the film. Ziggy even revealed what he considers the movie’s biggest surprise.

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Ziggy Marley Presents “Marijuana Man”

Graphic Novel Drops Just In Time For 4/20; A Higher Form Of Superhero

All original herbalists, today’s your day. Not just because April 20th is all about the worldwide weed, but because Ziggy Marley’s first ever graphic novel, Marijuana Man, is now in stores. When we heard that Ziggy created a comic book about a superhero from another planet who comes to save the world through the power of marijuana, we had to ask: “Were you smoking something when you thought of this?” Read more »

Buju Celebrates Grammy Win

Before The Dawn Honor Lifts Spirits As The Gargamel’s Trial Resumes

Although Buju Banton was not able to attend the Grammy Awards ceremony yesterday in Los Angeles, the reggae star—who is still confined to Florida—celebrated his win to the fullest. A member of Buju’s security team was startled when he heard shouting from Buju’s hotel room in Tampa, where the artist faces jury selection in his second trial on drug charges today. “I thought something was wrong,” the guard told The Jamaica Observer. Instead he found out Buju had won the Grammy for Best Reggae Album. Read more »

Ziggy Marley Responds To The Buju Controversy… “We Don’t Put Down Our Heroes”

Bob’s firstborn son speaks out in defense of his father

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