Bob Marley was a Jamaican singer, songwriter, and musician and is considered one of the pioneers of the Reggae genre of music. Marley’s innovative contributions to music increased the visibility of Jamaican music worldwide and made him a global figure in pop culture. Marley used his global prominence to bring attention to Jamaican culture and identity. He also used his platform to advocate for democratic social reforms around the world. His advocacy towards progressive politics provoked a politically-motivated assassination attempt, which was thankfully unsuccessful. The singer is remembered for being a revolutionary in the genre of Reggae who used his success and prominence to fight for progressive democratic social reforms worldwide.
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