Feb 6, 1945 a man child was born and sent down from the Glacial skies to bring us together under the 1Love Banner. Today INI Honor this Man's Life and Music.
Robert N. Marley was a member of the Rastafari movement, whose culture was a key element in the development of reggae. Robert N. Marley became an ardent proponent of Rastafari, taking their music out of the socially deprived areas of Jamaica and onto the international music scene. He once gave the following response, which was typical, to a question put to him during a recorded interview:
- Interviewer: "Can you tell the people what it means being a Rastafarian?"
- Bob: "I would say to the people, Be still, and know that His Imperial Majesty, Emperor Haile Selassie of Ethiopia is the Almighty. Now, the Bible seh so, Babylon newspaper seh so, and I and I the children seh so. Yunno? So I don't see how much more reveal our people want. Wha' dem want? a white God, well God come black. True true."