One Love, One Bob Marley: The Life And Legacy Of Jamaica’s Biggest Star
- In taking reggae to the world, Bob Marley put Jamaica on the map. His legacy reaches beyond music, spreading messages of love and unity.
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From ‘Downpressor Man’ to ‘Jokerman’: 10 Essential Robbie Shakespeare Tracks
Hear the evolution of the late reggae bass legend's era- and genre-spanning masteryThanks for your feedback!
Legendary Musician Robbie Shakespeare Of Sly & Robbie Has Passed Away
Shakespeare, who helped shape over 50 years of music with his creative partner Sly Dunbar, died in Florida where had been in hospital for kidney surgery.Thanks for your feedback!
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Robbie Shakespeare, ‘Wickedest Bass’ in Reggae, Dead at 68
Alongside his Riddim Twins counterpart Sly Dunbar, the bassist played with everyone from Black Uhuru to Bob Dylan across more than four decadesThanks for your feedback!
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Time Will Tell: 40 Songs That Shaped Bob Marley’s Legacy
Mike Prior/GettyOn May 11, 1981, Bob Marley passed away at just 36 years old. Three years later, Island Records released the Legend compilation with the aim of reaching “suburban record buyers who were uneasy with Marley’s image of a perpetually stoned, politically driven iconoclast associated with violence,” according to the Village Voice. Legend is the best-selling reggae album of all time and one of the most successful compilations of any genre. But even within Legend’s collection of supposedThanks for your feedback!
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The Notorious B.I.G. Estate Signs Management Deal With WME
The estate of rapper The Notorious B.I.G. has signed a management deal with WME and the agency’s recently launched Legends group to represent his estate and brand management. The agency partnered with Biggie’s mother, Voletta Wallace, and the family behind his estate. It is the latest to join a roster of other estates from artists such as Andy Kaufman, Eartha Kitt, Peter Tosh, the CBGB brand and Ram Dass’ Love Serve Remember Foundation, which were all recently announced. It also includes the estThanks for your feedback!
Notorious B.I.G. Estate Signs With WME Legends Group
Immediately making good on its promise to sign superstar estates, WME’s Legends Group has brokered a deal to represent the assets of late rapper the Notorious B.I.G. Born Christoper Wallace, the Brooklyn-raised icon’s enduring brand and all subsequent transactions around it will flow through the agency, which launched the speciality unit in March under Phil […]Thanks for your feedback!
WME Launches Legends Group To Be Run By Phil Sandhaus, Signs Estates Of Andy Kaufman, Eartha Kitt, Peter Tosh & More
WME has launched a new division called WME Legends, which will focus on managing estates and brands. Among the signings announced with the new unit’s formation are the estates of comedian and actor Andy Kaufman and singers Eartha Kitt and Peter Tosh. WME Legends will also oversee the brand of famed punk-rock venue CBGB and […]Thanks for your feedback!
WME Moves Into the Celebrity Estate Business With Legends Group: Andy Kaufman, Eartha Kitt, Peter Tosh, CBGB First Up
The William Morris Endeavor agency has launched a new division for representing and servicing celebrity and brand estates. Run by Phil Sandhaus, a veteran estate manager and consultant to late icons like Frank Sinatra, Buddy Holly and Whitney Houston, the new WME shingle will bring trailblazing artists and iconic brands into the modern business landscape. […]Thanks for your feedback!
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Legendary reggae artist Bunny Wailer, last living founder of Bob Marley and the Wailers, dies at 73
Bunny Wailer, the last living founding member of influential reggae group Bob Marley and the Wailers, died at 73 on Tuesday.Thanks for your feedback!
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Reggae legend Bunny Wailer dies at 73
Bunny Wailer, the reggae legend and last surviving member of The Wailers, died on Tuesday in Jamaica. He was 73. His manager, Maxine Stowe, said he died of complications from a stroke he suffered last July. Born Neville Livingston, he formed The Wailers in 1963 with childhood friend Bob Marley and Peter Tosh. They gained international fame in the early 1970s with their albums Catch a Fire and Burnin', but Wailer and Tosh left the group in 1974, with Wailer launching a solo career. Wailer performThanks for your feedback!