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  Stephen Marley - Music Downloads - Online
Bio: Bob Marley's second son, Stephen Marley, first appeared on record in 1979 when he was only six years old.
With his brother Ziggy, the young Stephen recorded the single "Children Playing in the Streets," a charity single with the profits going to the United Nations to aid its efforts during the International Year of the Child.
Remixing the Fugees the same year was the first public display of Stephen's love of hip-hop and R&B. Work with Eve, Krayzie Bone, and Erykah Badu would follow along with a new role as "executive producer" of the Bob Marley remix compilation Chant Down Babylon, released in 1999.
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  NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Stephen Marley
Stephen "Ragga" Marley was born April 20, 1972 and is the second son of Rita and Bob Marley.
Stephen Marley produced "Chant Down Babylon" which combines the music of big-name U.S. hip-hop stars such as Lauryn Hill, Busta Rhymes, and Steven Tyler and Joe Perry of the rock supergroup Aerosmith, with 12 of his father's most popular hits.
Marley was referring loosely to the beat-driven dancehall music which is a far cry from the protest sounds his father created in the 1970s when the music industry was more into talent than hype.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Stephen-Marley   (293 words)

  
 Stephen Marley - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Stephen Marley (musician), Jamaican musician; son of Bob Marley
Stephen Marley (writer), British author and video game designer
This human name article is a disambiguation page – a list of pages that might otherwise share the same title, which is a person's or persons' name.
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 Stephen Marley (musician) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Stephen Robert Nesta "Ragga" Marley was born April 20, 1972??
Stephen was part of the group "Ziggy Marley and the Melody Makers" with his siblings Ziggy, Cedella, and Sharon, and took lead vocals on the track "A Who A Say".
Stephen has produced his brother Damian Marley's three solo albums, most notably Welcome To Jamrock, where he was featured on the tracks "All Night", "Pimpa's Paradise", "For The Babies", and "Hey Girl".
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Stephen_Marley_(musician)   (181 words)

  
 Reggae Reviews: Damian Marley
Stephen Marley, however, who co-writes and produces most of the material here, should know better, having worked on the Melody Makers albums.
Marley" combine his youthful street edge (His vocals are competent, though not spectacular, with a deliberate, old-school flow.) with rootsy dancehall beats that show that he does have some potential, but he has a long way to go before he should invoke the original Mr.
One of Bob Marley's many children to try a hand at the music scene, Damian Marley has released three albums, the first of which was one of the most immature LPs I think I've ever heard.
www.reggae-reviews.com /damianmarley.html   (1142 words)

  
 Reggae Reviews, Damian Junior Gong Marley Welcome to Jamrock
Damian Marley, however, has brought an essence of consciousness, meaning and awareness to a large stage thorough his lyrics applied in the dancehall form.
Marley", his singles, and his fabulous live stage presence, has done well to solidify Damian Marley as one of the more recognizable figures in today's reggae.
Damian Marley is not without using his father’s influential music throughout his own set, and interesting are the choices of songs that he chooses to reinvent and put his mark upon.
www.reggaemovement.com /Reviews/jrgong42805.htm   (1090 words)

  
 Bob Marley @ Famous.y2u.co.uk
Marley was known to have connections with the Twelve Tribes of Israel sect of Rastafari, and he expressed this with a biblical quote about Joseph, son of Jacob, (whom the Twelve tribes believe is Aquarius) on the album cover of Rastaman Vibration.
Bob Marley was born on February 6, 1945 in Nine Miles, Saint Ann Jamaica to Norval Marley, a Jamaican-born white plantation overseer of English descent, and Cedella Booker, a fl teenager from the north country.
Marley is perhaps best-known for work with his reggae group "The Wailers", which included two other celebrated reggae musicians, Bunny Wailer (aka Bunny Livingston) and Peter Tosh, both who later left the group and went on to become successful solo artists.
famous.y2u.co.uk /F_Bob_Marley.htm   (1700 words)

  
 Keeping the Marley name current / Mountain Xpress / Asheville, NC
While it's understandable that the Marley offspring want to keep their father's legacy alive (and who better to perform his songs than his heirs?) this reviewer can't help but wonder if the children are, to some extent, contractually obligated to sing their father's songs.
At 34, Stephen is a seasoned performer after growing up in the Melody Makers with his brother Ziggy, sister Cedella (all are the children of Rita Marley) and half-sister sister Sharon.
Stephen's rendition of "All Day All Night" from Ziggy's album Music was probably the catchiest song of the evening, making excellent use of the back up singers (not to mention the other dozen or so people on stage) and a cool, well-placed jangly guitar solo by the singer.
www.mountainx.com /ae/2006/0510marley.php   (685 words)

  
 Bob Marley: News: Bob Marley
When Bob and Rita Marley were young, he taught her about Rastafari which considers former Ethiopian emperor Haile Selassie I its supreme deity, or "Jah Rastafari," and its message of love.
Bob Marley always found a way to smile when thinking about his country, a sentiment that fed into his song "Smile Jamaica." His son, Stephen recently sat down with BobMarley.com to listen to the tune again and discuss its meaning.
Rarely was Bob Marley as nostalgic, emotional and uplifting as he was when singing the classic song, "No Woman, No Cry," a reggae masterpiece captured here in a stunning live performance in London in 1977.
www.bobmarley.com /news   (369 words)

  
 BadGalsRadio - Fo Real Doh !! » Stephen Marley: In his own time & place
Always engaged with one major project or the other, the word is that Stephen Marley will be hitting the road again shortly, this time with all his brothers, Damian, Julian, Ziggy and Kymani.
Eager to emulate his father’s musical successes, Stephen Marley emerged as a producer of note when he combined the music of Lauryn Hill, Erykah Badu, Busta Rhymes, Steven Tyler and Joe Perry from the super rock group Aerosmith, among others, with 12 of his father’s most popular hits.
Stephen Marley also produced albums for younger brothers Julian and Damian, including the Grammy-winning Half Way Tree and Welcome to Jamrock.
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 Zune.net | Stephen Marley - Artist Profile Page
The Grammy-winning producer, singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist Stephen Marley has been a member of the celebrated Marley sibling group, The Melody Makers, since the age of seven and has been the driving creative force behind his brothers’ music.
Born in 1972 and the second son of Bob Marley, Stephen Marley was dancing and singing onstage during his father and The Wailers' live shows (alongside older siblings Ziggy and Cedella) by the time he was old enough to walk.
With his anticipated upcoming album, not only does the sound and soul of Stephen Marley come into vivid focus, but the 34-year-old artist is now inevitably stepping to center stage for the first time in his 27-yearcareer.
www.zune.net /en-us/artists/s/stephenmarley/default.htm   (311 words)

  
 Reggae On The River® Festival : http://www.reggaeontheriver.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Son of legendary Bob Marley, and four-time Grammy winner, Stephen Marley has shown his diverse talents singing on Melody Makers albums, performing live, deejaying, writing and producing.
Stephen also produced the Grammy winning recording, Half Way Tree for his brother Julian Marley and co-produced the multi-Grammy winning recording, Welcome to Jamrock with his brother Damian Marley.
Like the rest of his family, Stephen has never been far from music releasing his first track as a part of Ziggy Marley and the Melody Makers in 1979 when he was only six years old.
www.reggaeontheriver.com /artist/stephen.marley.htm   (294 words)

  
 universalurban.com :: Stephen Marley
Born in 1972, the second son of Bob Marley, Stephen was dancing and singing onstage during his father and The Wailers' live shows (alongside older siblings Ziggy and Cedella) by the time he was old enough to walk.
Gong" Marley, it's a collection of songs that range from conscious critiques of society ("Mind Control") and politics ("Chase Dem"), to the sweet and open-hearted ("Hey Baby"), to the simple and fun (the sexy, club-rocking, Latin-tinged grinder "Let Her Dance," which features Maya Azucenaand Illestr8).
Stephen has built and laid the foundations for a full-blown Marley family renaissance and with Mind Control, Stephen has achieved that: It's an album full of confidence and diversity in styles and emotion.
universalurban.com /stephenmarley   (947 words)

  
 Jamaica Gleaner - Stephen Marley, the producer - Sunday | July 9, 2000
With the young, dreadlocks Marleys getting their grooves on, as hopeful Rastafarian artistes look on, it elucidates the magic which is reggae and the mystique which surrounds its creation.
Stephen said he would be shopping for international distribution deals for the albums.
Stephen Marley still resides in Jamaica, although some of his siblings live abroad.
www.jamaica-gleaner.com /gleaner/20000709/Ent/Ent5.html   (476 words)

  
 Grammy Winning Artist & Producer Stephen Marley To Release Debut Album 'Mind Control' On February 6, 2007 @ ...
Stephen also embarked on two U.S. concert tours this year, including the acclaimed "Bob Marley Roots, Rock Reggae Festival," where brothers Stephen and Ziggy Marley joined together for the first time ever with reggae pioneer Bunny Wailer.
Music heads have been up on Stephen's work for years, whether for collaborations with R&B stars like Erykah Badu or his part on the dancehall burner "It Was Written," and especially after Chant Down Babylon, the platinum-selling star-studded Bob Marley tribute he produced.
Members of the Marley family, such as Stephen Marley and Damian "Jr Gong" Marley, will perform with additional talent names to be announced in November.
top40-charts.com /news.php?nid=27526   (630 words)

  
 Roots Rock Reggae - Rascalin and The Roots Rockers
Bob Marley put a call out to future freedom fighters;throughout his vast repertoire of music it was a code that called for others to continue on the "Struggle"....
Marley toured the world with his roots rock reggae, and now today, across the globe you can hear the musical seeds he and other Jamaican reggae singers left in the minds of the planet.
Marley inspired many artists like Carlos Santana, Neville Brothers and his impact is felt in their concerts, moving through the music.
www.rascalin.com /bob-marley.htm   (1196 words)

  
 Stephen Marley - biography, audio links and more
There's this old fl and white photo of Stephen Marley; it's a portrait of the lion as a young man. He's standing against a wall of bamboo rocking short hair and an '80s-style I-Threes t-shirt--puffed up and proud the way only a rebel youth can be.
All the Marley children share the politics and passion of their father, so Stephen needed no introduction when he stepped up to become the de facto musical hub of his father's recordings and the family's various projects around age 18.
Stephen is never dragged under by bitterness, however: "Inna Di Red" is a poetic mystical soul search that escapes the shackles of everyday strife, while the album's title track is a family roll call that shows the unity of the Marley clan in the face of struggle.
www.ejams.com /stephenmarley.htm   (581 words)

  
 Jamaica Gleaner News - Solo Jamaica debut for Stephen Marley - Friday | November 3, 2006
In fact, favourable comparisons to his legendary father are commonplace with Stephen, the uncanny similarity in vocal sound not the least of them.
Stephen Marley will make his debut solo performance in Jamaica on Friday, December 22, on the 'Welcome to Jamrock' show along with brother Damian.
Stephen is set to perform a 35 - 45 minute set on the show which should include songs from his father's catalogue and his upcoming debut album, Mind Control.
www.jamaica-gleaner.com /gleaner/20061103/ent/ent1.html   (396 words)

  
 Bob Marley biography, information, news, pics (pictures), links and products (singer)
Marley was known to have connections with the Twelve Tribes of Israel sect of Rastafari, and he expressed this with a biblical quote about Joseph, son of Jacob on the album cover of Rastaman Vibration.
Bob Marley was born on February 6, 1945 in Jamaica to Norval Marley, a Jamaican-born white plantation overseer of Welsh descent, and Cedella Booker, a fl teenager from the north country.
Marley is perhaps best-known for work with his reggae group "The Wailers", which included two other celebrated reggae musicians, Bunny Livingstone and Peter Tosh.
www.popstarsplus.com /music_bobmarley.htm   (2034 words)

  
 Stephen "Ragga" Marley Bio - Bob Marley Day Festival 2003
Stephen Marley, one of the reggae legend's 15 children, has set himself a goal of reviving interest in Jamaican music.
Stephen Marley produced "Chant Down Babylon" which combines the music of big-name U.S. hip-hop stars such as Lauryn Hill, Busta Rhymes, and Steven Tyler and Joe Perry of the rock supergroup Aerosmith, with 12 of his father's most popular hits.
Marley was referring loosely to the beat-driven dancehall music which is a far cry from the protest sounds his father created in the 1970s when the music industry was more into talent than hype.
oneworldradiotv.com /bobdaysite/stephen.html   (854 words)

  
 Stephen Marley: In his own time & place - JAMAICAOBSERVER.COM
Always engaged with one major project or the other, the word is that Stephen Marley will be hitting the road again shortly, this time with all his brothers, Damian, Julian, Ziggy and Kymani.
Eager to emulate his father's musical successes, Stephen Marley emerged as a producer of note when he combined the music of Lauryn Hill, Erykah Badu, Busta Rhymes, Steven Tyler and Joe Perry from the super rock group Aerosmith, among others, with 12 of his father's most popular hits.
Stephen Marley also produced albums for younger brothers Julian and Damian, including the Grammy-winning Half Way Tree and Welcome to Jamrock.
www.jamaicaobserver.com /lifestyle/html/20060520T220000-0500_105049_OBS_STEPHEN_MARLEY__IN_HIS_OWN_TIME___PLACE__.asp   (477 words)

  
 Stephen Marley: Author   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Stephen Marley is a UK author, best known for his Chia Black Dragon series, whose novels and short stories cover genres from dark fantasy through science fiction to historical.
Stephen has further Chia novels in the works, the next bringing her forward in time to present-day London.
Stephen is currently completing a contemporary Vatican mystery thriller entitled The Heresy, centring on a historical mystery associated with the Virgin Mary.
www.stephenmarleysite.com   (357 words)

  
 browardpalmbeach.com | Music | Stephen Marley   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
When Stephen Marley croons "Let me out, let me out, I'm an angry lion" during "Iron Bars," strains of Nesta sparkle in the indifferent rage.
Indifference, for the Marley family, does not imply a lack of compassion.
It's their laid-back assessment of social and spiritual topics that made reggae's first family globally revered: the insight that life is serious but the connection to something beyond is the first commitment.
www.newtimesbpb.com /Issues/2005-07-21/music/shortcuts3.html   (189 words)

  
 World Music Central - Stephen Marley to Release Highly Anticipated Debut Album on February 6, 2007
New York (NY), USA - Stephen Marley, Grammy-winning artist and producer and son of the legendary Bob Marley will release his highly anticipated solo debut album Mind Control (Tuff Gong/ Ghetto Youths/ Universal-Republic) on February 6, 2007.
Music heads have been up on Stephen’s work for years, whether for collaborations with RandB stars like Erykah Badu or his part on the dancehall burner “It Was Written,” and especially after Chant Down Babylon, the platinum-selling star-studded Bob Marley tribute he produced.
Stephen will also join the rest of the Marley family when they bring “Africa Unite 2007” to South Africa next February.
www.worldmusiccentral.org /article.php/20061006171456454   (556 words)

  
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The Marley family has announced that the Roots, Rock, Reggae Festival will return after a year hiatus, kicking off at Reggae on the River in Redway, CA on August 6.
Stephen & Ky-Mani Marley made an appearance at the Sixth Annual Jammy Awards on April 20, to perform a rendition of "Jammin' with Little Feat, Charlie Musselwhite and former Howlin' Wolf guitarist Hubert Sumlin.
Stephen, Damian and Ziggy Marley have contributed a version of "Could You Be Loved" for an album sponsored by the Federation International de Football Association (the organization that oversees the World Cup).
www.shorefire.com /artists/bmarley/pr_bmarley_06_13_06.html   (556 words)

  
 USATODAY.com - Bunny Wailer to tour with Marley sons   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Stephen Marley, 34, will headline the tour, which will make stops including Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Boston and Philadelphia.
Marley died of cancer in 1981; Tosh was murdered in 1987.
While Stephen and Ziggy Marley have combined new musical styles to fit their father's reggae, Wailer also fused genres through the '80s and '90s, and plans to continue to do so.
www.usatoday.com /life/music/news/2006-06-07-wailer-marley_x.htm   (445 words)

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