Before Bob Marleys legacy would transcend reggae and race, and fuel movements for peace in Jamaica and liberty in Africa.
Before the charismatic Rastafarean had his image replicated endlessly on t-shirts and he became the poster boy for cannabis culture in dorm rooms across the world.
Before Bob Marley was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, received a grammy for lifetime achievement, and The United Nations Peace Medal of the Third World.
Before Bob Marleyts Muic would be covered by Johnny Cash, the Fugees, Eric Clapton, Bruce Springsteen and countless others.
Before the ladies man used the pick line ‘You wan have my baby?’ a little too well and fathered an estimated 20 children with several women.
My favorite work of all his children is Damien Marley’s Pimpa’s Paradise. That song got me through my first break up.