A Commentary by Mitch Santell on Family and Legacy
This past week in the life of Julian Marley has been an amazing one in Los Angeles as his Father would have been 75 years of age this year.
According to Billboard and the Associated Press:
LOS ANGELES -- At a celebration for Bob Marley’s 75th birth anniversary, the late icon’s children — famous in their own right — gathered to tell stories about the reggae king and discuss passing the musical torch to their own children.
Commentary by Mitch Santell Continued
The journey of Julian Marley has a more in-depth and profound meaning to his life because, in my view, he is the culmination of the experiences that his Father went through. At 44, it shines through Julian's face.
Julian Marley makes an immediate impression on you. First, not only can this guy sing, he makes you feel when you hear his songs that he is singing them just for you.
Second, he goes on stage with his tall, slender frame, dominates the scene with his creative presence, and is in great physical shape. He moves at a non-stop pace, and before you know it, you are standing in the aisles dancing with him.
The passion that Julian Marley has for his music is undeniable. His lyrics and musical style are infectious. When you step away from something, (in Julian's case, it was ten years) you come back stronger and more focused than ever. The video above shows Julian's passion for Reggae and his commitment to the Rastafarian movement.
Want to know why Julian Marley is so mature for his age? Take a look at his comments regarding his daughter; they will provide keen insight into the man. You will understand instantly why his songwriting continues to expand. Shift happens!
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