Stephen “Ragga” Marley steps onto a royal Lion’s den stage set for a cozy and intimate performance to celebrate the 75th Anniversary of the honorable Robert Nester Marley. Traditional Rastafarian beats of Nyabinghi drumming fills the air, giving life to a powerful spiritual vibe.
It is a blessed Miami tropical winter evening and Stephen Marley has arrived to pay special tribute to his beloved father, Robert Nesta Marley, better known as Bob “Tuff Gong” Marley. For Bob Marley’s 75th Anniversary, Stephen gives a beautifully celebrated two-part musical performance only a Lionheart could offer. Championing the legacy of his father, the eight-time Grammy winner and ever-stoic Stephen Marley strums his acoustic guitar and begins performs songs of Bob with innate wisdom and natural essence.
Stephen opens the classic concert series with the song Babylon System, a strong statement from his father on the corruption of governmental forces - contemplative on what is still currently happening in today’s society.
Listening to these songs of freedom, justice and unity, makes you realize how Bob Marley’s music is really teachings, and are as much powerful and meaningful today as they were when he first voiced them to ever-roar the messages to rebel and rise-up against a World of inequality.
Stephen continues the Rasta vibrations with reflective songs of peace and love, playing favorites 3 Little Birds and One Love from Bob’s all-time classic album Exodus, which Time Magazine called the best record of the 20th Century.
Stephen closes out his Bob set on the classic Could You Be Loved. - a true song of enlightenment... “Don’t let them fool ya … Or even try to school ya! Oh no!”
It is also a song that calls for unity of all people to..“Love your Brotherman!” Asking the simple question... “Could you be loved?”