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Billboard
Corporate Kaya? Bob Marley Cannabis Brand to Launch on Reggae Icon's 71st Birthday“Excuse me while I light my spliff, good God I gotta take a lift,” sang Bob Mar
Corporate Kaya? Bob Marley Cannabis Brand to Launch on Reggae Icon's 71st Birthday
Billboard / Posted yesterday
“Excuse me while I light my spliff, good God I gotta take a lift,” sang Bob Marley on “Easy Skanking” from his 1978 album Kaya -- an oft-used slang for marijuana. Today, that spliff could be legally smoked in several American states and, as of today,... Read more
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The Verge
Bob Marley weed launches in a cloud of controversyMarley Natural, the New York marijuana startup funded with Silicon Valley money
Bob Marley weed launches in a cloud of controversy
The Verge / Posted yesterday
Marley Natural, the New York marijuana startup funded with Silicon Valley money, has come out with a line of weed strains branded in the name of late reggae icon and vehement anti-capitalist Bob Marley. The four types of cannabis will be available in... Read more
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The New Statesman
Why we seek out new planetsLooking over the space where the Rasta Village used to be, it’s hard to imagine
Why we seek out new planets
The New Statesman / Posted 2 days ago
Looking over the space where the Rasta Village used to be, it’s hard to imagine that two thousand men, women and children used to live here, supporting themselves through farming, fishing and the arts. Today it is little more than a rubbish-strewn... Read more
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The New Statesman
The last RastafariansLooking over the space where the Rasta Village used to be, it’s hard to imagine
The last Rastafarians
The New Statesman / Posted 2 days ago
Looking over the space where the Rasta Village used to be, it’s hard to imagine that two thousand men, women and children used to live here, supporting themselves through farming, fishing and the arts. Today it is little more than a rubbish-strewn... Read more
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Northern Star
Reggae’s re-evolution is here and coming to BluesfestTHE Wailers are considered the most important band in reggae history and are Ja
Reggae’s re-evolution is here and coming to Bluesfest
Northern Star / Posted 7 days ago
THE Wailers are considered the most important band in reggae history and are Jamaican royalty. Bob Marley and The Wailers were a Jamaican reggae band and, earlier, a ska vocalist group created by Bob Marley, Peter Tosh and Bunny Wailer. The group... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Israel in Africa: Guns, but no developmentThe year had barely begun (14 January 2016) when Arab circles were surprised by
Israel in Africa: Guns, but no development
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 8 days ago
The year had barely begun (14 January 2016) when Arab circles were surprised by statements by Sudan’s Foreign Minister Ibrahim Ghandour that his country is open to considering establishing relations with Israel. The statement was in response to a... Read more
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Radio Angulo
Museum in Jamaica to Honor Reggae Icon Peter ToshJamaica will open in Kingston this upcoming summer a museum in recognition to t
Museum in Jamaica to Honor Reggae Icon Peter Tosh
Radio Angulo / Posted 14 days ago
Jamaica will open in Kingston this upcoming summer a museum in recognition to the life and work of local raggae singer Peter Tosh, who, along with Bob Marley, is considered an icon of reggae and illustrious figure of the national culture. According... Read more

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