Revival Bob Marley, the tropical vibes of the reggae legend are trending

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Revival Bob Marley, the tropical vibes of the reggae legend are trending

There is a great revival of Bob Marley, the reggae legend. The biopic Bob Marley: One Love with an extraordinary camouflage Kingsley Ben-Adir in the role of the Jamaican musician in the blockbuster film directed by Reinaldo Marcus Green, made under the supervision of the reggae star's son, Ziggy, who produced it together to Brad Pitt with his Plan B, is also reflected in fashion and home design.
It's not surprising: Bob Marley is a figure that goes beyond music, his generation and has endured over time, even speaking to Generation Z.
For fans of his music, 'tropical vibes' are a style of home furnishing with lots of greenery, lush indoor plants such as monstera, kenzia, ficus, light wood and rustic style furniture and the use of natural materials, like rope. The furniture is low in height, essential and on the floor there is no shortage of carpets with geometric designs. As for dressing flared jeans, colors borrowed from the earth, a relaxed style are the outfits of the reggae style.
The places linked to his life are on the Caribbean island with a past as a French colony. Here are the main ones to immerse yourself in the spirit of Bob Marley's island, exploring the moments that marked the singer-songwriter's life, enjoying the vibrant music scene and discovering the natural beauty that the island offers.
From the beaches of Montego Bay to the sunsets of Negril
The itinerary starts right from Sangster International Airport (SIA) in Montego Bay. Here, in fact, it is possible to eat in the first restaurant in the world with the Jamaican singer-songwriter's brand, called “Bob Marley – One Love”. We then move on to the enchanting beaches of Montego Bay, with its lively nightlife and the Caribbean rhythms of Margaritaville, home to the Reggae Sumfest every July. The next stop is Negril, known as the “pearl of the Caribbean. Here, you can listen to the best live music at Rick's Café, strictly as an aperitif to enjoy the wonderful sunset it offers every evening.
Nine Miles: Bob Marley's hometown and home
The journey continues in the heart of Jamaica, in Nine Mile, the picturesque village nestled in the hills of St. Ann, where the King of Reggae was born on 6 February 1945. Here, among the green and lush paths, travelers will be able to explore the Bob Marley's birthplace , a modest refuge that preserves the atmosphere of the 1940s intact. The tour reaches the Mausoleum where his body still rests today: a charming little colorful church in Ethiopian Orthodox style. Inside the mausoleum, visitors will be able to immerse themselves in the profound mix between Bob Marley's musical style, which developed from ska, a fusion of local traditions, and the Rastafarian faith. The visit to the Mausoleum, considered a sacred place, is a spiritual and sensorial experience, requiring you to walk barefoot to fully immerse yourself in the energy of the place. A gallery of the artist's memorabilia which, together with the musicians playing banjos and percussion outside, give life to an enveloping atmosphere with the sound of reggae.
Kingston: Hope Road, Trenchtown and the Culture Yard
From Nine Mile, the journey continues to vibrant Kingston, Jamaica's capital, where the house at 56 Hope Road has become a museum-shrine celebrating the life and legacy of Bob Marley. The museum's rooms are like a visual diary of his extraordinary career, from his favorite shirt to his star-shaped guitar to newspaper clippings from his epic tours. The Trenchtown neighborhood in Kingston, the inspiration for the famous “No Woman, No Cry”, also hosts the Culture Yard, an exhibition of reggae and Rastafarian memorabilia, offering a complete immersion in the life and music of Bob Marley.
Reggae Month and Reggae Sumfest: unmissable cultural celebrations
Lovers of music and folklore will be fascinated by the celebrations of Reggae Month, a time of the year when the whole of Jamaica vibrates to the sound of reggae. Concerts, festivals and cultural events dedicated to this musical genre permeate the island, offering visitors a unique experience of immersion in Jamaican traditions. The Reggae Sumfest, scheduled from 14 to 20 July, is another unmissable music festival on the island: a celebration of colours, sounds and positive energy that spreads from dawn to dusk, making every day a hymn to “happiness”, with dancing and singing on the beach, surrounded by the rhythms of the most beautiful music in the world.

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