Jamaican musician and philanthropist
David Nesta "Ziggy" Marley is a Jamaican singer, songwriter, musician, actor and philanthropist. He is the son of reggae icon Bob Marley and Rita Marley. He led the family band Ziggy Marley and the Melody Makers until 2002, with whom he released eight studio albums. After the disbandment, Ziggy launched a successful solo career by having released eight solo studio albums on his own record company, Tuff Gong Worldwide. Ziggy continues his father’s heritage to record and self-release all of his music. Marley is an eight-time Grammy Award winner and a Daytime Emmy Award recipient.
Ziggy Marley Quotes
My father, his spirit is with me constantly, and I'm a believer in that world and the world of dreams and that stuff.
I left Jamaica for a while, because as an artist I need to experience different things, see the world, have different energies. Living in one place is not good for me.
I would look at a dog and when our eyes met, I realized that the dog and all creatures are my family. They're like you and me.
The music I do is food... that will be your dinner.
My dream is to live a good life and be loving, be close to God and be a good human being and bring peace to people.
God is like the sun. When the sun shines, it shines for everyone. God is for everyone.
I am a leader. Leaders always get heat. They're always going against the grain. Jimi Hendrix got heat Bob Marley got heat Miles Davis got heat. Every great artist got heat. Heat means you're doing something right.
I think my type of personality has all music inside of it, so I am full of music, without even knowing it, without even learning it, without even hearing it.
The political system is not for the people. The people are secondary to the economy. It's about what generates money, not about what benefits the people.