- NAME: Rita Marley
- OCCUPATION: Children's Activist, Singer
- BIRTH DATE: July 25, 1946 (Age: 67)
- PLACE OF BIRTH: Santiago de Cuba, Cuba
- Full Name: Alpharita Constantia Anderson
- Nickname: "Queen of Reggae"
- AKA: Rita Marley
- Nickname: "Nana Rita"
- AKA: Alpharita Anderson
- AKA: Alfarita Constantia Anderson
- AKA: Alfarita Anderson
- ZODIAC SIGN: Leo
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Rita Marley, Bob Marley's widow, is best known for carrying on her late husband's musical legacy and for her own career as a solo artist.
Rita Marley - Band Attacks (2:13)
Bob Marley - The Creed (2:08)
Bob Marley - Lyceum Theater (2:07)
Performer and political activist Bob Marley's widow, Rita, recalls the violent attacks on their band in their native Jamaica.
Bandmates of The Wailers are interviewed and discuss how Marley's friendship with the band, and his beliefs regarding the Rasta Revolution.
Bob Marley saw his fame skyrocket during a time of political turbulence. In England, he was booked at the Lyceum Theater and Marley fans filled the theater to hear and feel Marley's message.
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From Babylon to Zion, they are the international artists who have revolutionized reggae, a musical genre that originated in Jamaica in the 1960s. At that time, the genre took on a more pop-based sound. Over the past several decades, however, reggae music has transformed to include various sub-genres such as rocksteady, roots reggae and steppa. Our list of Reggae Artists includes musicians of various styles and experiences, from Rastafarians to raggamuffins to sapps, to everyday mon; read about world-renowned musicians like Toots Hibbert, Peter Tosh, Judge Dread, Alton Ellis and Bob Marley.
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