April 20, 1972 (51)
Stephen Marley is a Jamaican-American musician, singer, and producer, who is best known for his work in the reggae and hip-hop genres. Born in Wilmington, Delaware, Stephen Marley is the son of legendary musician Bob Marley and has continued his father’s legacy in the music industry. His siblings Damian and Ziggy Marley are also reggae musicians.
Stephen Marley began his music career as a young child, performing with his siblings in his father’s band, The Wailers. In 1993, he formed the reggae group Ziggy Marley and the Melody Makers with his siblings Ziggy, Sharon, and Cedella. The group released several successful albums over the years, including “Conscious Party” (1988), which won a Grammy Award for Best Reggae Album.
In addition to his work with Ziggy Marley and the Melody Makers, Stephen Marley has also had a successful solo career. He released his first solo album, “Mind Control,” in 2007, which won a Grammy Award for Best Reggae Album. He has since released several other albums, including “Revelation Part 1: The Root of Life” (2011) and “Revelation Part 2: The Fruit of Life” (2016).
Stephen Marley has worked with a wide range of artists, including Lauryn Hill, Erykah Badu, and Pitbull. He has also produced albums for several popular musicians, such as Damian Marley, Julian Marley, and Capleton.