Ziggy Marley to host Ziggy Marley's Legends of Reggae on Siriusxm Satellite Radio
Lovers of Dancehall and reggae music, who are owners of a XM or Sirius Satellite radio will now be able to listen Ziggy Marley on Channel #42 "The Joint".
Ziggy is a five-time Grammy winning musician, actor, artist, activist and humanitarian Ziggy Marley will be hosting a new monthly show, Ziggy Marley's Legends of Reggae.
The monthly show will launch on Sunday, February 5, the eve of the birthday of his late father, Bob Marley, at 12:00 pm ET on The Joint, channel 42. This first episode features Ziggy speaking in depth with reggae legend Jimmy Cliff.
Ziggy Marley's Legends of Reggae will feature Marley sharing his unique perspective on music and culture and introducing listeners to his favorite reggae music and sources of inspiration (with some rarities), plucked from his own personal collection. The show will also include music from the Marley family, including material from Ziggy's most recent solo studio album, Wild and Free, and throwback selections dating back to his days as a Melody Maker. In addition to Jimmy Cliff, Ziggy Marley's Legends of Reggae will feature other special guests on the monthly show.
"It is my privilege to use this medium to honor the Legends of Reggae and to use it as a vehicle to educate and enlighten listeners," said Ziggy Marley.
"Through his show, Ziggy will be able to share with our subscribers reggae music from the beginning to now with insight unique to him and his family," said Scott Greenstein, President and Chief Content Officer, SiriusXM. "Hearing songs from his personal collections and his conversations with the greats of reggae is something music fans will treasure, and we are honored to launch the show on the eve of the birthday of his father, the late Bob Marley."
Ziggy Marley's Legends of Reggae will air the first Saturday of each month at 12:00 pm ET, and will be rebroadcast the next day, Sunday, at 2:00 pm ET.READ MORE ABOUT ZIGGY MARLEY