1. Bob Marley Bio-Musical Sets Baltimore Premiere

    April 16, 2015 10:35 PM EDT The godfather of reggae will live again when  Marley has its world premiere at Center Stage in Baltimore next month. Written and directed by award-winning British playwright Kwame Kwei-Armah  ( Elmina's Kitchen ), the new musical featuring songs by Bob Marley tells the story of a…

  2. Lady Gaga, Justin Bieber, Britney Spears Head Social Campaign for Africa

    August 09, 2011 2:00 PM EDT More than 150 stars of music, fashion, pop culture and sports, including Lady Gaga , Eminem , Rihanna , Justin Bieber , Britney Spears , Shakira , Sting and Kanye West , are combining their social media might to raise awareness of the growing food crisis in East Africa. On August 9, they'…

  3. The Business of Bob Marley: Billboard Cover Story

    February 04, 2011 1:49 PM EST In late 1979, a mustachioed "60 Minutes" correspondent named George Negus asked Bob Marley if he was a rich man. "When you say 'rich,' what you mean?" the reggae superstar replied with a poker face. Do you have a lot of possessions? Lots of money in the bank? …

  4. Ziggy Marley Remixing Dad's Classics For Kids

    April 13, 2009 7:46 AM EDT Children's music is dominating Ziggy Marley's melody making these days -- both for himself and on behalf of his father, Bob Marley. Marley is prepping for the May 5 release of "Family Time," an album of what he refers to as "family music" that includes originals…

  5. Rights Flap Jamming Bob Marley Film

    March 21, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The family of Bob Marley has refused to license any of his music for a biopic that the Weinstein Co. is prepping -- despite the fact that his widow, Rita Marley, is its executive producer. The family of Bob Marley has refused to license any of his music for a biopic that the Weinstein Co. is…

  6. Marley Widow Wants Lauryn Hill For Biopic

    March 04, 2008 12:00 AM EST Rita Marley is executive producing the first-ever biopic of her late husband Bob Marley, and if she has it her way, the reggae icon's daughter-in-law Lauryn Hill will portray her onscreen. Rita Marley is executive producing the first-ever biopic of her late husband Bob Marley, and if she…

  7. Bob Marley Birthday Tribute / Feb. 9, 2008 / New York (B.B. Kings)

    February 15, 2008 12:00 AM EST B.B. King's was transformed in celebration of reggae icon Bob Marley's birthday as a dense, diverse crowd bounced to the familiar beats. B.B. King's was transformed in celebration of reggae icon Bob Marley's birthday as a dense, diverse crowd bounced to the familiar beats.…

  8. Documentary Chronicles Marley Birthday Bash

    April 09, 2007 12:00 AM EDT "Africa Unite," the documentary film capturing the 2005 concert in Ethiopia that celebrated Bob Marley's 60th birthday, received a work-in-progress preview Saturday in New York, with a little help fro "Africa Unite," the documentary film capturing the 2005 concert in…

  9. Marley Under 'Control' With Mos Def, Ben Harper

    October 03, 2006 12:00 AM EDT "Mind Control," the long-awaited solo debut from reggae royalty Stephen Marley, will be released on Feb. 6 via Tuff Gong/Ghetto Youths/Universal Republic. The set will feature cameos from friends and "Mind Control," the long-awaited solo debut from reggae royalty Stephen…

  10. Africa Unite Festivities Heading To South Africa

    September 05, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The 2007 Africa Unite festivities will take place in three South African cities next February, Bob Marley's widow Rita announced today (Sept. 5). The 2007 Africa Unite festivities will take place in three South African cities next February, Bob Marley's widow Rita announced today …

  11. Peas, Marley Team For Philanthropic Work

    June 01, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The Black Eyes Peas' Peapod Foundation has been endorsed by Rita Marley, who said that if her late husband were alive, he would add his support to the philanthropic initiative. The Black Eyes Peas' Peapod Foundation has been endorsed by Rita Marley, who said that if her late husband…

  12. Marley Bass Player Loses Royalty Suit

    May 15, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Aston "Familyman" Barrett, the bass player for Bob Marley and the Wailers, has lost a £60 million ($113.6 million) lawsuit over royalties and songwriting credits that pitted him against Island Aston "Familyman" Barrett, the bass player for Bob Marley and the Wailers, has…

  13. Vintage Marley Concert Heads To DVD

    October 04, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Bob Marley and the Wailers' summer 1977 concert at London's Rainbow Theatre will make its DVD debut Nov. 8 via Universal Music Enterprises. Bob Marley and the Wailers' summer 1977 concert at London's Rainbow Theatre will make its DVD debut Nov. 8 via Universal Music…

  14. Hill Unveils New Songs At Marley Tribute

    February 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST Lauryn Hill performed two new songs last night (Feb. 6) at a concert to celebrate Bob Marley's 60th birthday in Ethiopia. Hill, who is married to the late Marley's son Rohan, made an unannounced appea Lauryn Hill performed two new songs last night (Feb. 6) at a concert to celebrate…

  15. Marley Feted In Ethiopia, All Not Happy

    February 02, 2005 12:00 AM EST Throughout his life, Bob Marley looked to Ethiopia as the spiritual home of his Rastafarian faith. Throughout his life, Bob Marley looked to Ethiopia as the spiritual home of his Rastafarian faith. But as Ethiopia welcomed hundreds of thousands of revelers for a month of festivities starting…

  16. Marley To Be Reburied In Ethiopia

    January 12, 2005 12:00 AM EST The wife of reggae legend Bob Marley said today (Jan. 12) she plans to exhume his remains in Jamaica and rebury them in his "spiritual resting place" of Ethiopia. The wife of reggae legend Bob Marley said today (Jan. 12) she plans to exhume his remains in Jamaica and rebury them in…

  17. All-Star Concert To Herald Marley's 60th

    December 10, 2004 12:00 AM EST Bob Marley's 60th birthday will be celebrated with a month-long program of events in Ethiopia in February. Bob Marley's 60th birthday will be celebrated with a month-long program of events in Ethiopia in February. The program, titled "Africa Unite," will be spearheaded by…

  18. Stones, Queen Among U.K. Hall Of Famers

    November 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST Cliff Richard, the Rolling Stones, Queen, Michael Jackson and Robbie Williams have been chosen by fans to be inducted into the U.K. Music Hall of Fame at the inaugural ceremony last night (Nov. 11) at Cliff Richard, the Rolling Stones, Queen, Michael Jackson and Robbie Williams have been…

  19. Marley's 'Rastaman' Gets Expanded Treatment

    October 14, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Bob Marley & the Wailers' revered 1976 album "Rastaman Vibration" will be reissued in an expanded two-CD set Nov. 19 via Island/Tuff Gong/UME. Housing six previously unreleased mixes and nine prev Bob Marley & the Wailers' revered 1976 album "Rastaman…