Tom Morello: There is a truth, depth, and humanism in Bob Marley’s work that resonates from Tokyo discos to Soweto shantytown campfires.
Jack Johnson: Growing up in Hawaii, reggae was bigger than pop radio.
Chris Blackwell: The first time I met Bob, I had it in my head that he would be like Jimi Hendrix.
Snoop Dogg: Bob’s music has always been around me. He’s one of the forefathers.
Wiz Khalifa: I was a kid when i first started listening to Bob Marley.
Erykah Badu: What makes Bob’s music relatable is that it speaks a universal language of peace and love.
Wyclef Jean: What separates Bob Marley from so many other great songwriters?
Kenny Chesney: The thing about Bob’s music is that it doesn’t matter where you came from, it doesn’t matter what your political beliefs or religious beliefs are.
Jimmy Cliff: In the early Sixties, Desmond Dekker, who used to work with Bob at a welding plant, auditioned for me.
Dave Matthews: To talk only about Bob Marley’s singing voice would negate what makes him one of the greatest voices of our time – why his voice is stamped in our history.