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Ziggy Marley

ziggy marley

Full name: David Nesta Marley

Birthday: 17 October 1968

Place of birth: Trenchtown, Kingston, Jamaica

Ziggy Marley is the eldest son of Bob Marley. 

In 1980, along with his siblings Stephen and Damian, Ziggy Marley formed the band The Melody Makers.

The Melody Makers achieved international success with their reggae-pop fusion music, winning three Grammy Awards for Best Reggae Album in 1989, 1990, and 1998.


Ziggy Marley has also released several solo albums.

In addition to his music career, Ziggy Marley is an author and an advocate for environmental sustainability and social justice issues. He has been involved in several philanthropic efforts, including founding the U.R.G.E. (Unlimited Resources Giving Enlightenment) organisation to support education, health, and community development in Jamaica and other countries.


Ziggy Marley is also known for co-writing and performing the theme song for the popular children's television show "Arthur," which has been on the air since 1996.


In addition to his Grammy Awards, Ziggy Marley has received other recognitions for his contributions to music and philanthropy, including the Bob Marley Award for World Unity and the United Nations Global Leadership Award.

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