Damian Marley ( eng. Damian Marley ; full name Damian Robert Nesta Marley ; Eng. Damian Robert Nesta Marley ; July 21, 1978 , Kingston , Jamaica ) - a popular Jamaican musician, reggae performer, winner of 3 Grammy awards. Damian is the youngest son of the legendary Bob Marley . He got his nickname “Junior Gong” from his father’s nickname “Tuff Gong”.
|Full name||Damian Robert Nesta Marley|
|Date of Birth||July 21, 1978 ( 41)|
|Place of Birth||Kingston , Jamaica|
|Years of activity||1996 - p.t.|
|Genres||reggae , ragga|
|Labels||Tuff gong , |
Damian has been performing since 13 years. Like most of his family, he devoted himself entirely to music. At the moment, Damian has recorded five albums: Mr. Marley in 1996 , Halfway Tree in 2001, Welcome To Jamrock , in 2005 , Distant Relatives released May 18, 2010 , together with Nasir Jones (Nas) and Stony Hill in 2017 won the Grammy Award for Best Reggae Album. In 2002, Halfway Tree received a Grammy Award for Best Reggae Album . In 2006, the Welcome to Jamrock album received the same award, and the song “Welcome to Jamrock” became the best in the category “ Best Urban / Alternative Performance ” ( Best Urban / Alternative Performance ).
In 2004, Damian took part in the 27th round of the Bob Marley Roots, Rock, Reggae Festival ( Eng. Bob Marley Roots, Rock, Reggae Festival Tour ) together with his four brothers Ziggy , Stephen , Julian and Kai-Mani , each of which he successfully performs solo. Damian also often performs with Julian and Steven, members of the Ghetto Youths Crew , periodically collaborates with musicians in other genres: in 2004, the song Ganja Bus ( Till Death Do Us Part album), Get song was recorded with the Cypress Hill hip-hop group a Light with Snoop Dogg , a remix of Now That You Got It by Gwen Stefani , Cruise Control by Merai Carey . In 2010, he released his joint album with Nasir Jones , also known as Nas , "Distant Relatives". She is also a member of SuperHeavy , a rock band organized by Mick Jagger in 2011. There is a joint track with Skrillex called “ Make It Bun Dem ” (this track is one of the soundtracks for the game Far Cry 3 ).
- Bob Marley is a Jamaican musician, songwriter, vocalist, guitarist, father of Damian Marley.
- Ziggy Marley is a Jamaican musician, brother of Damian Marley.
- Stephen Marley is a Jamaican musician, brother of Damian Marley.
- Kai-Mani Marley is a Jamaican musician, brother of Damian Marley.