This Day in History

Reggae superstar Bob Marley passed away on May 11, 1981, at the age of 36, after battling cancer. Marley’s death marked the end of a brief but impactful career that saw him rise from the streets of Kingston, Jamaica, to international stardom. His music, imbued with messages of peace, love, and resistance against oppression, left a profound impact on the world, both musically and socially. Marley’s legacy continues to influence various music genres and inspires movements for social justice and equality across the globe.