The Marley family, Island Records, UME and Primary Wave Music Publishing kicked off their five night residency honoring the legacy of Bob Marley commemorating his 75th birthday milestone and his importance in the history of global music with a year-long celebration. The ONE LOVE celebrations encompass all things music, fashion, art, photography, technology, sport and film, providing fans unprecedented access to archives from the legendary artist’s estate in new, thoughtful, and innovative ways. Bob Marley’s music continues to inspire generation upon generation, as his legacy lives on through his message of love and unity, a sentiment needed more than ever in 2020.
THE ONE LOVE HOTEL presented by MASTERCARD for GRAMMY Week 2020, invoking Marley’s global hit, One Love, launched last night at the 1 Hotel in West Hollywood. Primary Wave Music Publishing, Island Records, and the Marley Family hosted the night that included remarks from Jeff Straughn (Chief Branding Officer, Primary Wave), Michael Goldstein (VP, Head Of Sponsorship North America at Mastercard), Larry Mestel (CEO/Founder Primary Wave Music Publishing), Cedella Marley, Darcus Beese (President/CEO Island Records) and an intimate performance by Skip Marley. Last night also launched a pop-up shop offering Marley product exclusively for GRAMMY Week including a high-end capsule collection featuring the art created for the Redemption Song video, House of Marleyconsumer electronics, and Bob Marley vinyl. GRAMMY Week, sponsored by Mastercard, runs from Tuesday, January 21st, through Sunday, January 26th
1 Hotel, West Hollywood
All Photos Courtesy of Jerritt Clark