In Brazil, Gilberto Gil popularized Bob Marley’s reggae

May 11, 2021, marks 40 years since the pop universe lost the physical presence of the Jamaican singer, songwriter and guitarist Bob Marley - forever enthroned as the king of reggae.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - "Bob Marley was one of the greatest interpreters of this consciousness of exclusion, of inequality. He was the last artist to whom I devoted a deep, specific and permanent attention. Nowadays he is still one of my favorite artists to listen to," Gilberto Gil wrote on social networks on May 11, 2020, exactly one year ago.

At that time, it was 39 years since Bob Marley (February 6, 1945 - May 11, 1981) had left the stage, victim of cancer.

Yesterday, May 11, 2021, it was 40 years since the pop universe lost the physical presence of . . .

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