Damian Marley, Brothers Will Now Perform At 2012 9 Mile Music Festival

UPDATE: The Brothers Marley now have changed their plans and have opted to perform for the fans.

Universal Republic Records artist Damian "Jr. Gong" Marley, along with brothers Steven Marley and Julian Marley released a statement that contrary to previous reports, due to "circumstances beyond their control," the trio will not be appearing at Miami, Florida's Nine Mile Music Festival on March 3.

The 19th annual Reggae music festival will still reportedly include appearances from Wale, Melanie Fiona and Burning Spear.

(February 22)

UPDATE: Today (Februaru 29) Damian "Jr. Gong" Marley, Stephen Marley and Julian Marley announced that after previous statements, the three brothers will in fact perform at Nine Mile Music Festival. Stephen stated, "We are in it for the love."

14 Comments

  • Jr Gong

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  • Anonymous

    People should stop judging, family business that you don't know about, if you love Bob so much you should know not. To make judgement.

  • Anonymous

    Maybe it's mr booker who is greedy, ya not know what you talk about

  • Sara

    Very disappointed, I was really looking forward for this concert. Is it possible to get a refund?

  • George

    Sounds like Burning Spear is pulling out as well. Posted that on his Facebook account this morning.

  • todo

    Greedy, ugly Rita, Bob got care of your kids that are not his and care of the poor. why don't you think that he will want his own mother son and his brother to eat. All of you should be ashame. Non of you will be like the great Bob Marley. It is ashame that you guys are related to him, beause he was a great man.

  • tim rambarran

    i call bs on that my niggas. what kinda marley fest is it without the marleys?? the marleys gonna come on not only for the people but the tradition. real shit.

  • whyou

    I can tell you why the marleys are not attening beause they greedy. Rita should be ashame of her ugly ass self.

  • Anonymous

    this is bull i go to 9 mile fest every year, but down here in florida no one calls it that, we all call it MARLEY FEST, so now there's gonna be no marleys at marley fest... it's their own concert it's called bob marley movement presents 9 mile music festival, what on earth keeps you from attending your own damn festival?

  • youthe

    All of them are greedy dogs. Bob Marley was not like that. He will help anyone. Mr booker is thier owe uncle and they acting to him like that. It is ashame.

  • JR GONG

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  • fyahmomma#uno

    As much as I love the Marley Family, it really appears that none of them have the Bob Marley that we loved and respected.. This is just too sad, really hope they can put aside their differences.. cha..

  • Anonymous

    makes no sense at all!!! this just dampened my spirit cho

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