afropunk premiere: ziggy marley talks positive vibes and finding inspiration in the mundane: “everything affects everything”

June 17, 2016

Grammy-winner and cultural icon Ziggy Marley sat down with Josh Cooper to talk creative process, thriving off of positive vibrations, and being influenced by everything he encounters. “Everything I listen to, everything I see, everything I hear has an effect on me. Am I aware of it consciously? Might not be[…]It’s effecting me seemingly. How I write my songs…everything is connected.” Last month, Marley released his self-tiled studio album via Tuff Gong Worldwide, which you can purchase right over here. Listen to Ziggy’s lead single ‘Ceceil’ on SoundCloud and watch the interview down below.

By Erin White*, AFROPUNK contributor

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