Damian Marley

Damian Robert Nesta "Jr. Gong" Marley (born 21 July 1978) is a Jamaican DJ, singer and rapper. A renowned lyricist, Damian is the youngest son of reggae singer Bob Marley.[1] He was two years old when his father died; he is the only child born to Marley and Cindy Breakspeare, Miss World 1976. His nickname "Junior Gong" is derived from his father's nickname of "Tuff Gong". Damian has been performing since the age of 13. He is the recipient of four Grammy Awards.[2]

Damian Marley
Marley performing in 2011
Background information
Birth nameDamian Robert Nesta Marley
Also known asJr. Gong
Born (1978-07-21) 21 July 1978 (age 43)
Kingston, Jamaica
Genres
Occupation(s)
  • Deejay
  • rapper
  • singer
  • songwriter
Years active1992–present
Labels
Associated acts

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