It goes without saying that the spiritual home of reggae, and the place that still plays host to its most revered festivals, is the Caribbean (Jamaica in particular). But that’s not to say there aren’t any options for the European reggae fan. In fact, the...Read More
Reggae music originated in Jamaica in the late 1960s and has since become popular around the world. Reggae shares its roots with jazz and rhythm and blues music, and has been hugely influential in the evolution of many modern genres including dub, hip hop, and...Read More
Bob Marley, in full Robert Nesta Marley, (born February 6, 1945, Nine Miles, St. Ann, Jamaica—died May 11, 1981, Miami, Florida, U.S.), Jamaican singer-songwriter whose thoughtful ongoing distillation of early ska, rock steady, and reggae musical forms blossomed in the 1970s into an electrifying rock-influenced hybrid that made him an international superstar. Marley—whose...Read More
A wonderful serenity has taken possession of my entire soul, like these sweet mornings of spring which I enjoy with my whole heart. I am alone, and feel the charm of existence in this spot.