Bob Marley or Robert Nesta Marley was a Jamaican reggae singer, song writer, musician, and guitarist, who was well known as one of the world's best-selling artists of all time with sales of more than 75 million records. He was a pioneer in reggae music and was honored on the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame after death. His hits included No Woman, No Cry,Could You Be Loved, Get Up Stand Up, and Redemption Song.
Prior to pursuing solo career, he was a former member of group The Wailers from 1963 to 1974. In spite of mixed race, he identified as black and support significantly to the Back to Africa movement and the Rastafari movement.
He married Rita Marley on February 10, 1966 and they had five children together. At the age of 36, he died of cancer at Cedars of Lebanon Hospital in Miami, Florida.