Ziggy talks with Huff Post about new family cookbook

Posted: September 12th, 2016


Ziggy was recently interviewed by Mike Ragogna of Huffington Post ahead of the release of our new Ziggy Marley And Family Cookbook, which is due out October 11 of this year. In the article, the two discuss music, recipes, spirituality and family unity.

Below is a preview of their conversation, as well as a link to read the full article/interview on HuffingtonPost.com.

Mike Ragogna: Ziggy, what does it mean to you to be a Marley?

Ziggy Marley: I kind of don’t think about myself that way. The name is a name. I don’t think about what it is to be a Marley. I’m a human being; I don’t see myself as a Marley, that’s not my identification. I am more than just that. A human being.

MR: Of course, though I imagine it can be personally empowering to be part of as wonderful a dynasty as yours.

Eh. My dynasty’s more than “Marley,” though. It goes back thousands of years beyond “Marley.” “Marley” is a recent thing.

MR: So let’s talk about your new Ziggy Marley and Family Cookbook. It’s a group effort, a family project, right?

ZM: Yeah, my side of the family. It’s me, my wife, our kids, our friends. It’s not the Marley family in terms of my mother and stuff, but it’s my family. Sometimes “family” means more than just your blood relations, family is those who are loved and enjoy each other’s company. It’s bigger than just the blood….

Read the full article/interview at the link below:

From The Marley Kitchen: Chatting With Ziggy Marley About Food, Music, And Spirtuality