How Does Bob Marley Use Reggae Music?

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The meaning of music is a broad spectrum that can be perceived to mean many things to those who listen. One thing music can be is a source of entertainment mixed with varied genres and lyrics to express symbolism, an example being reggae. Author Neil Savishinsky states that reggae is the source that allowed Rastafarianism, a religion that developed in Jamaica, to migrate its culture and beliefs beyond Jamaica and penetrate other parts of the world (pg 261). An iconic reggae artist that enforced the idea that music is symbolic is Bob Marley. Marley is a Rastafarian music icon that used reggae music for what it was back in the 1960s and 1970s: a form of protest. At an era where racially-driven riots, violence and rebellion were at an all time
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