Great expectations

Great expectations


There are at least a dozen good reasons why Damian “Jr. Gong” Marley should have been nervous about opening up for the mega-popular U2 at the Oakland Arena in November.

But the young reggae star can’t think of a single one worth mentioning.

“I don’t see why opening for U2 should be a pressure,” said the 27-year-old vocalist, who won Best Reggae Album and Best Urban Alternative Performance at Wednesday night’s Grammy Awards. “It should be a joy. As an artist, that’s what you want — you want to get exposure like that.”

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