No fewer than 15 reggae musicians on Saturday in Lagos excited their fans in a musical festival held in honour of late reggae legend, Bob Marley.
The musical festival featured renowned artistes like King Wadada, Baba Fryo, Marvelous Benji, Lamlam, Black Cymean, Faya, Bclean, Benja O, Bunny as well as budding reggae artistes and comedians.
The artists performed Bob Marley’s hit songs, leaving their fans with nostalgic feelings.
The musical festival was tagged “Ehi Reggae Jamz Festival”, held at Ehi Resorts, Lagos.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that late Bob Marley who was born Feb. 6, 1945, died May 11, 1981, at the age of 36 from cancer.
While he lived, he was considered the most influential reggae star that used his music to fight against injustice, oppression and inequality in society, regardless of race and religion.
The organizer of the show, King Wadada, said the music festival was to uphold the reggae genre of music to reposition it and re-enact the musical philosophy of the late Bob Marley.
Wadada said that he had collaborated with Dr. Lucky Omogode, Chief Executive Officer of Ehi Resorts, to ensure the musical festival becomes a yearly event to honour the late reggae legend.
He said reggae music was a prophetic one that tries to evaluate societal happenings and proffer solutions to them.