President Obama Reveals Bob Marley Helped Shape His Awareness

President Obama and Bob Marley

Jeevan Robinson

Release Date

Thursday, November 1, 2012


President Obama has revealed to MTV's Sway Calloway, during a recent interview, that Bob Marley influenced him whilst he was in college. The President and Sway discussed varying musical genres where Obama commented that the reggae icon raised his awareness.

The President said; "You just mention Bob Marley, I remember in college listening, and not agreeing with his whole philosophy necessarily, but raising my awareness of how people outside of our country were thinking about the struggle for jobs and dignity and freedom."

See the video below where the President talks about Bob Marley:

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