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Peter Tosh was a renowned reggae artist and founding member of the band the Wailers, which gave reggae artist Bob Marley his start.
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Reggae fans and artists mourned Tosh's death, but celebrated his legacy. He is still known as the most controversial member of The Wailers, according to The Jamaica Gleaner newspaper, which wrote that "he ruffled many a feather with his unapologetic stance on issues [such as] black liberation and the legalization of marijuana."
Tosh's son, Andrew Tosh,
walked in his father's footsteps and rose to fame as a reggae artist himself. He and other members of Tosh's family continue to hold commemoration concerts and celebrate the anniversary of Tosh's birth and rise to success.
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