Robert Nesta Marley, popularly referred to as Bob Marley would have turned 74 on February 6, 2019, and his fans all over the world have taken to social media to celebrate his legacy and impact. The Jamaican singer, popularly referred to as the King of Reggae, was born on February 6, 1945, in St. Ann, Jamaica.
Stars like Usain Bolt, Common, Jidenna, and his son, Ziggy Marley all paid tribute to the late reggae icon. There was also a continuous celebration at the Bob Marley Museum which is located on the same piece of property Marley purchased as his home in 1975. A number of artists graced the stage in the daylong celebrations, some of whom include Nadine Sutherland, Capleton, and Richie Spice.
Check out a few tweets from famous artists and fans from all over the globe.
Bob Marley would have celebrated his 74th birthday today. RIP pic.twitter.com/rI8DgpoqXg
— Classic Alternative (@altclassic) February 6, 2019
Bob Marley is a true Legend
He preached Love and Unity, but many remember him for drugs. pic.twitter.com/eZzE2AMCBh
— Black Ninja (@w_kech) February 6, 2019
— Bob Marley (@bobmarley) February 6, 2019
Wishing a Happy Birthday to the incredible and compassionate Bob Marley. RIP! https://t.co/NE1X4hOMxf
— COMMON (@common) February 6, 2019
— Son Of Ethiopia ኤልያስ ጉዳ (@SonOfEthiopia80) February 6, 2019
— soundstoryUK (@soundstoryuk) February 6, 2019
Happy birthday Robert Nesta Marley aka #BobMarley
Your passion, purpose and teaching still resonate and apply today. Will honor you, forever. ✊?✊? pic.twitter.com/9gWv7NnCZK
— Jidenna (@Jidenna) February 6, 2019
This would’ve been Bob Marley’s 74th birthday.
What’s your favourite song ?
Mine : Is this love? pic.twitter.com/R5RgT9UNss
— ? ❁ (@Kvngobi) February 6, 2019
9 miles St. Ann ?? this is the house and hills where @bobmarley was born. On this date Feb 6 we give JAH thanks for the birth of our prophet, mentor and father. RASTAFARI live itinually! #bobmarley pic.twitter.com/uug9eMzBAz
— Ziggy Marley (@ziggymarley) February 6, 2019
“One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain” Happy Birthday Bob Marley ?? pic.twitter.com/J9NGIWIBaU
— Yves Jean (@yvesjean) February 6, 2019