Stephen Marley excited about new tour, hoping to continue his dad’s legacy

July 25, 2019

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Stephen “Ragga” Marley, the eight-time Grammy Award winner, is back on the road again. His Babylon By Bus tour kicked off on July 5 and will visit 50 cities before concluding on Sept. 12. Just as his father, Bob Marley, did, Stephen Marley will bring the message of love and unity through the power of music. Fans can expect Marley to cover music from his solo studio albums as well as cover some of his father’s classics.

Rolling out sat down with Marley to discuss his music career, tour and family legacy.

Your children are on tour with you, what’s that been like?

It is always a blessing to have my children join me on tour, just as I did with my father. Shacia and Jo Mersa are both coming into their own sound. Shacia just wrapped a DJ gig at Essence Fest. Jo has been on the road with me multiple times. He now has his own allegiance of fans. Babylon By Bus tour is a powerhouse of our sounds and how they blend together.

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