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Damian Marley Opening Marijuana Dispensary

The son of late reggae icon Bob Marley is teaming up with bosses at Colorado-based dispensary company Tru Cannabis to open Stony Hill, according to Billboard.com. The dispensary will launch next week (begs19Sep16)...

Kenny Chesney Shares A Tender Moment With A Fan At Boston Gig

The singer, who normally hides his head under a cowboy hat or baseball cap, was performing a mash-up of the Steve Miller Band's The Joker and Bob Marley's reggae anthem Three Little Birds,...

Bob Marley's Saxophonist Headley Bennett Dies Aged 85

Bennett's daughter Carol confirmed to editors at the Associated Press that her father died on Sunday (21Aug16) having been recently diagnosed with prostate cancer. As a 16-year-old, Bennett played on the...

Bob Marley Snapchat Filter Accused Of Cultural Insensitivity

A new filter released by Snapchat that makes users look like Bob Marley has caused a storm on social media, with many describing it as “digital blackface”.Fans of the iconic Jamaican singer, who died in...

Peter Tosh's Cousin And Daughter At War Over Royalties

The musician's family has been at war over funds from his estate since 2014, when two of Tosh's girls, Aldrina and Niambi MCIntosh, became embroiled in a court battle over $2 million (£1.4...

Lost Jeff Buckley Recordings Set For 2016 Release

The posthumous record features cover versions of tracks by The Smiths, Led Zeppelin and Bob Marley, as well as two pieces of original music by late singer/songwriter Buckley. Many of the songs...

Supreme Court Officials Reject Appeal Over Bob Marley Trademark Battle

The Exodus icon's children previously set up Fifty-Six Hope Road Music to take care of the late star's assets, rights and commercial interests and they granted an exclusive license to bosses at Zion...

Bob Marley Assassination Story Wins 2015 Booker Prize

A Brief History of Seven Killings was describes as the "most exciting" book on the shortlist by Michael Wood, the chairman of the judges, and James was handed the $80,000 (£50,000) cash prize...

Bob Marley's Early Recordings To Feature In New Biopic

Rebels will not focus on the No Woman No Cry hitmaker, but the four men who discovered and mentored him, including JAD Records founder Johnny Nash, who first signed the star, and his...

Rihanna Inspired By Mariah

Rihanna used to copy Mariah Carey.The 'Diamonds' hitmaker knew from a young age that she wanted to be a singer so honed her craft by mimicking her favourite artists, such as the 'Hero' hitmaker, Canadian...

'Perfectionist' Rita Ora

Rita Ora is a ''perfectionist''.The 'I Will Never Let You Down' hitmaker has revealed she expects a lot of herself and often worries about what others expect of her too.She said: ''I expect a lot...

Bob Marley Heirs Prevail In Longrunning Legal Battle Over Image Rights

Judges at a California appeals court are standing by a previous ruling over Bob Marley's image rights, granting the reggae legend's heirs damages in their seven-year battle over unauthorised merchandise.The Exodus icon's children set up...

Bob Marley Statue Unveiled To Mark 70th Birthday

A new lifesize statue of Bob Marley was unveiled to mark the end of a weekend (07-08Feb15) of activities held in Jamaica to celebrate what would have been the reggae legend's 70th birthday.The statue of...

Why Madonna's "Rebel Heart" Pictures (Probably) Were Not A Pr Blunder

Let’s talk about the Madonna thing. Not because Madonna still has any cultural relevance per se , but because a little bit of media buzz may or may not have been the only thing her...

Madonna Sparks Outrage With Defaced Images

Madonna has been criticised for defacing images of Martin Luther King, Jr. and Nelson Mandela.The 56-year-old singer has posted several doctored images of civil rights icons to mimic the cover of her recently released mini-album,...

Bob Marley's Legacy Honoured With Forthcoming Marijuana Blend: Marley Natural

It seems reggae legend Bob Marley's life-long passion is being embraced in the best way imaginable, as a brand new collection of legal marijuana is set to be unveiled in his name. Well, it was...

Bob Marley Becomes Face Of Marijuana Brand

Bob Marley is going to be the face of the world's first international cannabis brand.The late reggae legend's family have struck a deal with private equity firm Privateer Holdings to launch Marley Natural, a new...

Marijuana Brand Launched In Bob Marley's Name

The family of reggae legend Bob Marley is set to launch "the world's first marijuana brand" in the late star's name.The I Shot The Sheriff hitmaker's daughter Cedella announced they are bringing out the brand,...

Bob Marley Musical To Debut In 2015

Reggae legend Bob Marley's life story is set to be adapted for the stage and will have its world premiere in 2015.The Jamaican music icon is the subject of a new musical called Marley, and...

Miley Cyrus Shows Off New Pet Piglet Bubba Sue

Miley Cyrus has got a new pet piglet named Bubba Sue.The 'Wrecking Ball' hitmaker, who is well-known for her love of dogs, took to Instagram to reveal the latest member of the Cyrus household to...

The Wailers To Play Legend In Its Entirety On 30th Anniversary Tour

The existing members of Bob Marley's backing band The Wailers are celebrating the 30th anniversary of their greatest album Legend by hitting the road to perform it in its entirety.Founding member Aston 'Family Man' Barrett...

Bob Marley's Daughter Raising Funds For Jamaican Soccer Team

The daughter of reggae legend Bob Marley is supporting a new crowdsourcing campaign to raise funds to get the Jamaican women's soccer team into the 2015 World Cup.No Caribbean team has ever made the cut,...

Cedella Marley Designs Soccer Gear Inspired By Reggae Legend Dad

Bob Marley's eldest daughter Cedella has designed a soccer wear collection inspired by her late father's love of the sport.The Marley Apparel Soccer Capsule Collection 2014 will feature items linked to the reggae great's stylish...

Bob Marley Music Dispute Settled

A dispute over the rights to some of Bob Marley's most famous songs has been settled following a court battle in Britain.The legal war between two music companies, Cayman Music and Blue Mountain Music, went...

Copyright Dispute Over 13 Bob Marley Songs Kicks Off In London

A number of Bob Marley songs – including the iconic ‘No Woman No Cry’ are at the centre of a rights dispute being heard at The High Court in London. The publisher Cayman Music...

Keith Richards Teams Up With Musicians To Pay Reggae Tribute To Marley

Rolling Stones star Keith Richards has teamed up with blues guitarist/singer Keb' Mo' and reggae stars Mermans Mosengo and Sherieta Lewis to record a new Bob Marley tribute for an upcoming charity album.The quartet joins...

Harry Styles Enjoys Goldeneye Break With Gary Barlow And James Corden

Harry Styles, Gary Barlow and James Corden enjoyed a break at Ian Fleming's old Goldeneye home.The late author penned many of James Bond's spy adventures at the Jamaican property, and the British trio took the...

Fergie's Son's Name Came To Her In A Dream

Fergie's name for her son came to her in a dream.The 'London Bridge' singer and husband Josh Duhamel welcomed their first son, Axl, into the world three months ago and the pop star says his...

Michael Jackson Named Top Earning Celebrity Dead Or Alive

In it's most recent list of top celebrity earners, Forbes has named Michael Jackson as the highest earning dead celebrity of the last year. With his estate earning an estimated $160 million between October 2012...

Chance The Rapper Voicing Bob Marley Cartoon Character

Hip-hop star Chance The Rapper has put his acting skills to the test by voicing an animated Bob Marley for cult cartoon Black Dynamite.The 20 year old, real name Chancelor Bennett, was invited to join...

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