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Bob Marley's Granddaughter, Zuri Picks Burna Boy for 'Dream' Collaboration with Late Legend

Zuri Marley Picks Burna Boy for Iconic Collaboration with Bob Marley: A Dream Team in the Making.


Zuri Marley, the granddaughter of the legendary Jamaican reggae icon Bob Marley, recently expressed her admiration for Grammy-winning Nigerian artist Burna Boy, stating that he is the ideal collaborator she envisions working alongside her grandfather.

During her appearance at the premiere of the film ‘Bob Marley: One Love’ in London, Marley articulated her thoughtful consideration, affirming Burna Boy as the sole artist whose collaboration with her grandfather she would eagerly anticipate.

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In her words, Marley stated, “The person who I would want my grandpa [Bob Marley] to collaborate with is Burna Boy. I had to think about it. I went backstage and I was like, ‘Burna Boy. Africa Unite.’”

It’s noteworthy that the soundtrack EP of the music biopic ‘Bob Marley: One Love’ features two Nigerian artists, Wizkid and Bloody Civilian, underscoring the vibrant cross-cultural resonance of Bob Marley’s enduring legacy.