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How the Marley family has kept Bob?s legacy alive

How the Marley family has kept Bob?s legacy alive — Clothing, social organizations and a museum honor the late reggae legend

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More than 20 years after his death, Bob Marley’s family continues to keep his legacy alive — and lucrative. Here’s a look at some of their businesses.

Tuff Gong International
Founded in 1970, the label’s Jamaican HQ has a recording studio and record shop; its U.S. offices handle CD distribution and marketing.

Zion Rootswear
The worldwide manufacturer of Marley merchandise also holds T-shirt licensing rights to Jimi Hendrix, Johnny Cash, and James Brown, among other music legends.

Ghetto Youths International
In the mid-’90s, Marley’s sons established their own label to develop young Jamaican artists.

Marley Resort & Spa
The family has transformed its vacation home in Nassau, Bahamas, into a 16-suite hotel overlooking Cable Beach, opening this fall.

Bob Marley Museum
Marley’s former Kingston residence at 56 Hope Road is now a repository of memorabilia.

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