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Jamaican Senate Says Yes To Marijuana On Bob Marley's Birthday

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 02.10.2015 | World

Jamaica took one step closer to decriminalizing marijuana and it couldn't have happened on a more fitting day -- the birthday of Jamaican reggae super...

Friday Talking Points -- Live, From the Moon

Chris Weigant | Posted 04.08.2015 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Barack Obama is the second Honorable Mention recipient this week, for his impressive public opinion polling on job approval in January. He had his best month (measured by month-to-month improvement) of his entire second term, and the fourth-best month he's ever had as president.

Songs of Freedom: Celebrating Bob Marley on his 70th Birthday

Rock Paper Photo | Posted 04.08.2015 | Arts
Rock Paper Photo

In an arc stretching from Kingston, Jamaica, to Birmingham, England, our photographers captured many special moments with the reggae master Bob Marley, born 70 years ago this Feb. 6th.

On Bob Marley's Birthday, A Look At What He Had To Say About Government Opposition To Weed

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 02.09.2015 | Politics

Reggae superstar Bob Marley would have turned 70 years old on Friday. People around the world are celebrating the impact Marley made in his 36 year...

Friday Talking Points -- Nous Sommes Charlie Hebdo

Chris Weigant | Posted 03.11.2015 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Je suis Charlie Hebdo. In fact, let's go even further: Nous sommes Charlie Hebdo. Because we are all Charlie, this week. However, most of the American media cravenly allowed the terrorists to dictate their editorial policy this week, which is truly disappointing.

Reggae Royalty Land Major Fashion Campaign

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 01.09.2015 | Black Voices

Move over models -- the most unlikely stars are snagging fashion campaigns left and right. First, we squealed with joy after seeing Joan Didion's ...

Light Up the Darkness

Donna Jean Freberg | Posted 03.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Donna Jean Freberg

One of the main shifts for me at this particular time, is that I am not so focused on what I want to 'be' this new year as what I want to 'do' this year. I read a line that really speaks to me about my personal journey in 2015, "It's ACTION that determines who you are, not the other way around."

2-Year-Old Bob Marley Impersonator Proves Every Little Thing Is Gonna Be Alright

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 01.07.2015 | Parents

Two-year-old Myles Kingston Sadler might be Bob Marley's most adorable and enthusiastic fan. According to his mom Suze Sadler, Myles has been listenin...

Marijuana CEO Maligns Stoner Culture, Then Appropriates Bob Marley

Russ Belville | Posted 01.21.2015 | Business
Russ Belville

Amazing how much Brendan Kennedy's opinion of Bob Marley has changed when there is millions of dollars to be made on stoner culture. As Marley once said, "The greatness of a man is not in how much wealth he acquires, but in his integrity and his ability to affect those around him positively."

Matt Ferner

Official Bob Marley Weed Will Be For Sale Next Year

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Ferner | Posted 11.19.2014 | Business

The family of reggae superstar Bob Marley, whose public embrace of marijuana made him synonymous with cannabis culture, has joined a private equity fi...

A Conversation With Derrick Adams

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 12.10.2014 | Arts
Marcia G. Yerman

In September, "Derrick Adams: Live and in Color," opened at the Tilton Gallery in Manhattan. I sat down with Adams in Brooklyn, to talk about his work and career trajectory.

AKW's Upcoming EP, and "Acoustic Nights" at House of Blues Demonstrates That Live Music can Survive alongside EDM

Ashley Jude Collie | Posted 11.09.2014 | Arts
Ashley Jude Collie

A recent evening out on LA's famous Sunset Strip at hip new lounge Vaucluse, saw eclectic pop trio AKW play their fusion of acoustic, and ambient pop-rock in front of a trippy mural of Hollywood legend, Charlie Chaplin.

Liam Bailey: The Song Remains The Same

Craig Carpenter | Posted 10.14.2014 | Arts
Craig Carpenter

The distance from Nottingham, England to New York City's Central Park is roughly 3,383 miles. As with many UK born artists, the time zones and ocean divide hasn't prevented singer-songwriter Liam Bailey from making himself at home within the American convention of blues and rock and roll.

#AOLBUILD Receives Ziggy Marley Moderated by @MARCLAMONTHILL

AOL BUILD | Posted 09.30.2014 | Arts
AOL BUILD

Gino DePinto, AOL BUILD Watch the AOL BUILD below with Ziggy Marley of the Ziggy Marley and the Melody Makers, moderated by the Huffington Post Liv...

Top Chef Daniel Humm Collects Pop Stars and Michelin Stars

Rock Paper Photo | Posted 08.13.2014 | Arts
Rock Paper Photo

For Eleven Madison Park, Chef Humm selected classic Miles Davis prints ("so cool, fresh, innovative and collaborative"), while the more raucous Rolling Stones photos preside at NoMad, which he calls "our looser, louder sibling."

Maxi Priest Hits His Groove at B.B. King's Blues Club

Dwight Brown | Posted 08.13.2014 | Entertainment
Dwight Brown

At age 53, 26 years after his career began, his dreads are almost floor-length (the ladies were pulling on them all night), his face is fuller and he has over two decades of hits to sing.

Follow the Cryptik Movement

Rodrigo Ribera D'Ebre | Posted 07.09.2014 | Arts
Rodrigo Ribera D'Ebre

The artist known as Cryptik doesn't want you to focus on the idea of the cult of personality, rather the message that we are all a united people, a collective consciousness of peoples moving in similar paths intertwined for purpose.

Sonos: 'Ring di Alarm'!

Marlon Regis | Posted 05.25.2014 | Arts
Marlon Regis

It's been just over a year since I -- amongst many other insiders, fans and lovers of music in L.A., have been witness to some of the most magnificent...

Daily Meditation: One Love

Posted 03.25.2014 | Religion

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these daily meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be par...

Carny Philosopher King With Buffalo Bill Beard

Michael Sean Comerford | Posted 05.18.2014 | Travel
Michael Sean Comerford

We're in a carnival bar, everyone in this bar is a carnival person. He was raised in carnivals and lives in carnivals. Yet he's not jaded.

Ode to Rastafari: Stop Eviction of Rastafari from Pinnacle Ancestral Grounds!

Jasmine Rand | Posted 04.21.2014 | Impact
Jasmine Rand

As the epicenter and birthplace of the Rastafari faith and movement, Pinnacle provided refuge and promoted self-reliance to Blacks in Jamaica at a time when they were relegated to second-class citizenry.

Stage Door: The Tribute Artist, Three Little Birds

Fern Siegel | Posted 04.11.2014 | Arts
Fern Siegel

His humor, which steals liberally from movie queens and classic cinema scenes, remains. But like all Busch parodies, there are issues to explore. A skilled actor, his faux Adriana navigates the blurry lines between illusion and reality and discovers the value of honest emotion.

Rob Ford Declares 'Bob Marley Day' In Toronto

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 02.06.2014 | World

One love, one heart, let's get together and feel all right dance to Bob Marley with Toronto Mayor Rob Ford. Ford has declared Feb. 6 "Bob Marley Da...

Today Would Have Been Bob Marley's 69th Birthday

The Huffington Post | Posted 02.07.2014 | Celebrity

Today would have been Bob Marley's 69th birthday. Marley was born in St. Ann Parish, Jamaica on Feb. 6, 1945. His Jamaican roots remained a corner...

Cherrytree Records Extravaganza: Ivy Levan and Sting Set to Rock Beatles on Letterman; RAC Readies New Album; Much More

Gregory Weinkauf | Posted 04.06.2014 | Entertainment
Gregory Weinkauf

Remember when you first heard "Roxanne"? I do. I was a child in a record store without a clue about the song's theme. Not sure I could've identified reggae, let alone purloined reggae. But I well recall my impression.