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Fans Celebrate Bob Marley’s 76th Birthday – Black History Month

LEGENDS & ICONS OF MUSIC - Kevin Douglas Article

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Today marks what would have been the 76th birthday of Bob Marley.

The iconic reggae star brought worldwide attention to his native Jamaica. His music of rebellion against the “Babylon System” was an inspiration for a generation and still resonates today with a newer generation.


Not only was his music introspective about society at large, but his interviews were just as poignant. Although he was a celebrity of the highest level for any Caribbean star ever, he would always make sure to remind people in the interview he was a simple man that had a message to help the people.

This Black History Month fans took online to celebrate the birthday and life the of revolutionary figure. Check out the reactions below to what would be his 76th birthday.