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    1. November 21, 2014

      ‘A Brief History of Seven Killings’, by Marlon James

      A type of political correctness demands that one should not be too unkind to Bob Marley, who died of cancer in 1981, aged...

    2. November 21, 2014

      The brand of Bob Marley and the birth of Big Weed

      It is the face that launched a thousand spliffs. Bob Marley’s chiselled features adorn posters and CD covers in ganja bars,...

    1. November 18, 2014

      Bob Marley joins ranks of high-earning legacy acts

      Bob Marley ranks among the top echelon of celebrities whose stardom – and earnings power – have swelled since their deaths....

    2. November 18, 2014

      Bob Marley: Marlboro Man of marijuana?

      Can Bob Marley become the Marlboro Man of marijuana? Privateer Holdings, a Seattle-based private equity firm that invests in...

    3. May 17, 2013

      A walk with the FT: Ashmore Wood & Stubhampton Bottom

      Duckface isn’t the most endearing nickname but almost 20 years after filming Four Weddings and a Funeral, Anna Chancellor...

    4. October 27, 2012

      Catch a Fire, Queen Elizabeth Hall, London

      The 1973 album Catch a Fire established Bob Marley and the Wailers internationally and launched reggae on to the world...

    5. August 31, 2012

      Is it just me?

      The Sage If I type “value judgment” into Google’s addictive Ngram viewer, I find the phrase hardly ever crops up in its...

    6. June 26, 2012

      Rokia Traoré, Barbican, London

      The hardest-working woman in Mali, Rokia Traoré pitched up in London with three completely different shows in the space of a...

    7. April 20, 2012

      Culture corner: Marley à la mode

      Marley, a compelling new biopic about singer Bob Marley, co-produced by his son Ziggy and directed by Kevin Macdonald, uses...

    8. April 19, 2012

      Charisma on a shocking scale

      Kevin Macdonald’s two-and-a-half-hour documentary about Bob Marley is too short. As the credits roll on Marley one must...

    9. February 17, 2012

      Bear essentials

      Each new day at the Berlin Film Festival has begun with a mass striptease. The audience arrives for the morning screening,...

    10. February 17, 2012

      Whitney Houston was worth Sony’s posthumous premium

      What price the grief of Whitney Houston fans? For a brief period in the early hours of Sunday morning, it seemed the answer...

    11. January 30, 2012

      Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry, Jazz Café, London

      In the late 1960s and ’70s, from his tiny four-track Black Ark recording studio in Kingston, Jamaica, Lee “Scratch” Perry...

    12. January 6, 2012

      Meditation vacation

      The guru looked troubled. A spry 75-year-old, who could have passed for 60, he usually wore an expression as pure as his...

    13. June 13, 2011

      Blackwell and Fuller get a band together

      Chris Blackwell and Simon Fuller, two of the biggest names in music, have formed a joint venture that aims to circumvent...

    14. January 13, 2011

      Authentic Brands picks up Marilyn Monroe

      Marilyn Monroe’s name and likeness will soon appear on lingerie, curling irons and handbags. On Thursday, the rights to the...

    15. November 13, 2010

      King Sunny Ade: Baba Mo Tunde

      King Sunny Ade Baba Mo Tunde (IndigeDisc) Thirty years ago, Juju was nearly the new reggae, and King Sunny Ade a third world...

    16. July 3, 2010

      Sale of the week: Marianne Faithfull photographs

      Sale: Marianne Faithfull photographs by Dennis MorrisLocation: Snap Galleries, 8 Piccadilly Arcade, London SW1. Tel: +44...

    17. June 26, 2010

      K’Naan: Troubadour

      K’Naan Troubadour (A&M) Don’t judge K’naan by “Wavin’ Flag”, a woolly exercise in Bob Marley worship chosen by Coca-Cola as...

    18. June 16, 2009

      Virgin takes on online pirates

      Virgin Media, the UK cable operator, has teamed up with Universal Music to launch an "unlimited" music download...

    19. June 15, 2009

      Virgin and Universal launch anti-piracy drive

      Virgin Media, the UK cable operator, has teamed up with Universal Music to launch an “unlimited” music download subscription...

    20. FT Alphaville

      March 23, 2009

      Further reading

      Elsewhere on Monday, - Krugman’s despair. - How Wall Street insiders are using the bail-out to stage a revolution. - And...

    21. January 3, 2009

      Live music

      Chris Brown January 3 and 11, O2 Arena, London then touring Slick songs and dance moves from Chris Brown, the US teenager...

    22. November 15, 2008

      The tower and the glory

      Come on we burn down Babylon one more time," sang Bob Marley. For him, and all Rastafarians, Babylon was the sink and...

    23. November 15, 2008

      Visions of Babylonian civilisation

      “Come on we burn down Babylon one more time,” sang Bob Marley. For him, and all Rastafarians, Babylon was the sink and...

    24. July 26, 2008

      Reviews Music - Monty Alexander

      Monty Alexander was already a successful young bandleader when his parents relocated to the US in 1961, since when he has...

    25. May 17, 2008

      World - David Honigmann

      Wasis Diop Judu Bék Wrasse The Senegalese singer Wasis Diop has been silent for a decade, but his new album sees him back...

    26. May 1, 2008

      The return of high-risk optimism

      Only at the Milken Institute Global Conference would one song played between financial debates be Bob Marley's "Three...

    27. March 22, 2008

      Theatre Sarah Hemming & Ian Shuttleworth

      Never So Good National Theatre, London SE1 Another very tempting opening: Jeremy Irons stars as Harold Macmillan in Howard...

    28. December 22, 2007

      POP: 2007 Re-ISSUES LUDOVIC HUNTER-TILNEY

      U2 The Joshua Tree: Re-mastered Mercury It's the 20th anniversary of the album that catapulted U2 into superstardom and...

    29. October 20, 2007

      Bad Brains

      By whatever yardstick you choose, Bad Brains is an exceptional band. Doyens of US hardcore, a bruisingly noisy brand of...

    30. October 19, 2007

      Bad Brains, London Astoria

      By whatever yardstick you choose, Bad Brains is an exceptional band. Doyens of US hardcore, a bruisingly noisy brand of...

    31. October 17, 2007

      Rihanna

      If any doubts remained that Rihanna owns the pop song of 2007, they were erased at the beginning of her encore last week in...

    32. September 8, 2007

      This time it’s personal

      A Writer’s People: Ways of Looking and Feeling By V.S. Naipaul Picador £16.99, 194 pages FT bookshop price: £13.59 In an...

    33. August 9, 2007

      Lauryn Hill

      For a few minutes after she took the stage at Brooklyn’s Wingate Park on Monday night, it was possible to mistake Lauryn...

    34. July 14, 2007

      'We are not owed guilt'

      K'Naan Warsame grew up in Mogadishu. When he was seven, his father, who was working as a taxi driver in New York, sent him...

    35. July 13, 2007

      ‘We are not owed guilt’

      K’Naan Warsame grew up in Mogadishu. When he was seven, his father, who was working as a taxi driver in New York, sent him a...

    36. April 28, 2007

      Culture Clash: Dread Meets Punk Rockers

      Culture Clash: Dread Meets Punk Rockers by Don Letts with David Nobakht SAF Publishing £16.99, 256 pages FT bookshop price:...

    37. January 27, 2007

      ANSWERS TO LAST WEEK'S QUIZ

      ANSWERS TO LAST WEEK'S QUIZ 1 Richard Nixon 2 The law 3 Bob Marley 4 Ringo 5 Police WINNER:Tony Miner, Kent Send your...

    38. January 26, 2007

      FT Weekend Berry Bros & Rudd Arts Quiz

      1. Who designed Diaghilev’s ballet ‘Parade’ and married one of his ballerinas? 2. Which artist painted: a) “Oberon and...

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