Author: Ziggy Marley

South African artist celebrates women [The Morning Call]

Article by Jerry Bambi, via Africa News Art project in South Africa showcases what has been described as a series of bold and expressive paintings to the glory of female beauty. We take you to meet with the painter Nelson Makamo, a young 36-year-old South African. [embedyt]...

Ethiopia and Eritrea Sign New Peace Agreement

Article by Alexander Cornwell, via Reuters Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki signed a peace agreement in Saudi Arabia on Sunday, the second peace deal reached since July between the once warring African countries. The Ethiopian and Eritrean leaders signed a “joint declaration of...

A Call to Action

Photo courtesy of WME Article by Jesse Serwer, via Richmond Magazine For Ziggy Marley, music and family are inextricable. As the son of global music icon Bob Marley and the longtime frontman of the Melody Makers, his former band with siblings Stephen, Cedella and Sharon, he's always found...

Ziggy Marley “Rebellion Rises Philadelphia” Concert Review

Article by Danny Savage, via Island Stage It has been quite a hot and rainy summer here in Philly. Thursday, September 6th was no exception as Ziggy Marley's Rebellion Rises tour made a stop at the Electric Factory. The tour promotes Ziggy's seventh studio hit, "Rebellion...

Go Away With … Ziggy Marley

Article by Jae-Ha Kim, via Los Angeles Times As the son of Bob and Rita Marley, Ziggy Marley grew up in Jamaica surrounded by music. "Jamaica is the root of my music," says the Grammy Award-winning musician. "I was born there, I was raised there and...

Ziggy Marley following in Bob’s footsteps

Photo by Tim Cadiente Article by Rita Charleston, via Philadelphia Tribune Jamaican-born David Nesta Marley, nicknamed “Ziggy” by his late, great father Bob, is a man of many talents. An Emmy winner, humanitarian, singer, songwriter, producer and multiple Grammy-winner, Marley admits he inherited his musical abilities from his...

Ziggy Marley Headlines Friday American Music Festival

Photo by Zach Weinberg Article by Jim Morrison, via VEER Magazine Ziggy Marley is four decades into a performing career, but he sounds loose and free, his idealistic edges as sharp as ever. The crown of being reggae royalty, the son of the one, sits lightly.  He’s relaxed, laughing...

Ziggy Marley leads: Han Solo, Pelé, Miles Davis and the best of his father

Photo by Els Zweerink Article by Menpo Pot, via de Volkskrant Jamaican artists have a reputation in the music industry (difficult to make concrete appointments, always too late, if they show up anyway) and Ziggy Marley (49) has enough self-mockery to eagerly joke about, but in reality...

Ziggy’s gift

Photo by Tim Cadiente Article by Gary Demuth, via The Salina Journal Music has power, and it has been the intention of reggae legend Ziggy Marley to spread the message of activism, rebellion and change through song. In his newest album, “Rebellion Rises,” Marley encourages listeners to stand...

For Ziggy Marley, a leader who doesn’t achieve peace is a leader who fails

Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images Article by Ed Masley, via Chicago Sun-Times Ziggy Marley had one simple goal going into the making of “Rebellion Rises,” the reggae legend’s seventh solo album: to offer encouragement to and a voice on behalf of humanity in the face of overwhelming negativity...