Celebrate Bob Marley’s Earthstrong With “Easy Skanking 78”

The annual celebration of the life and legacy of the Honorable Robert Nesta Marley (OD) will once again take place on February 6th, the anniversary of his birth. This year, the Marley Family and its group of companies honor the Jamaican musical icon’s 78th birthday with a full schedule of events under the theme “Easy Skanking 78,” utilizing the title of the lead track from Marley’s tenth studio album Kaya, released in 1978.

The cornerstone event of the birthday proceedings is the “Easy Skanking 78” virtual concert, to be held at the famed Tuff Gong Studio in Kingston. Hosted by media personality Elise Kelly, and featuring an all-star lineup of Jamaica’s brightest talents including Beenie ManPatra, Lady GMortimer, and Khalia, the “Easy Skanking 78” concert will be broadcast live in North America on Bob Marley’s Tuff Gong Radio (Channel 19) on SiriusXM and the SXM app at 5pm EST on Sunday, January 29th.


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