The 25th Anniversary of Bob Marley’s Death, Essay by Author Christopher John Farley

The 25th Anniversary of Bob Marley’s Death, Essay by Author Christopher John Farley

Recently, MTV named its Ten Greatest MCs of All Time. There’s one they left out. Bob Marley.

No, Marley is not a rapper. But he should be considered a godfather of hip hop.

Why should the King of Reggae be ranked alongside the Princes of Hip Hop? Because rap was born in the Bronx, but it was conceived in Kingston, and Bob Marley played a part in its conception.

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