Bob Marley

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Full Name
Bob Marley
Famous As
Birth Date
February 06, 1945
Birth Place
Nine Mil

Robert Nesta Marley was famed as Bob Marley was a Jamaican singer and songwriter. He was considered one of the pioneers of reggae and his musical career was marked by blending elements of reggae, ska, and rocksteady, as well as forging a smooth and distinctive vocal and songwriting style. He is also considered a global symbol of Jamaican culture and identity, and was controversial in his outspoken support for the legalization of marijuana, while he also advocated for Pan-Africanism. He was also ranked as one of the best-selling music artists of all-time, with estimated sales of more than 75 million records worldwide. He was posthumously honored by Jamaica soon after his death, as he was designated the nation's Order of Merit award.