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Lauryn Hill’s Bob Marley Obsession

Lauryn Hill had five children with Rohan Marley, one of Bob Marley’s sons. She recorded her first and most successful album, The Miseducation of Lauren Hill at Marley’s Tuff Gong Studios in Jamaica. Another one of Bob Marley’s sons, Julian Marley added guitar to a track off the album “Forgive Them Father”.

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Fact: Bob Marley’s Dad Was White

Little know fact about Bob Marley is that he is actually “half white” or “half black” whichever way you want to put it. His father Norval Sinclair Marley was born in 1885 in Jamaica after his family had relocated from from Sussex, United Kingdom. The Marley ancestors went to Jamaica in the late 19th century to make a living in the mahogany trade. Norval grew up to be a soldier and Captain in the Royal Marines.

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Bob Marley: All His Children & 9 Baby Mommas

Bob Marley married Rita Anderson on February 10, 1966. Rita brought a daughter into the marriage (Sharon) from a previous relationship and although not officially acknowledged so did Bob (Imani). The Marley’s would have four children together during their marriage.

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George Harrison Meets Bob Marley

This classic photo of George Harrison and Bob Marley was taken on July 13, 1975, backstage at the Roxy Theatre in Los Angeles, California. Having heard that George was a fan of Marley’s music, the president of Island Records, Charley Nuccio, invited George to the show to meet Marley. When told that George Harrison was coming backstage, Marley visibly lit up and said, “Ras Beatle!!”

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