The President of the United States of America, Barack Obama, might have done the coolest thing a President of the free world has every done, when he visited the Bob Marley Museum in Kingston on his historic visit to Jamaica, April 8, 2015. It is reported that within an hour of landing at the Norman Manley International airport in Kingston, where he met Jamaica's Prime Minister, Portia Simpson Miller and other Dignitaries, President Barrack Obama made an unscheduled visit at the Bob Marley Museum Hope Road ahead of his official meetings.
Now ain't that cool? Oh yes it is, President Obama was photographed inside the
museum looking around in awe and reports
are that he even admitted he "still has all the albums." Several artists made favourable comments towards the President's visit. Ace Dancehall artiste Bounty Killer tweet, "the worl boss is here Jamaica" while singer/songwriter Alaine in anticipation of the President's arrival Alaine tweet, "watching this POTUS arrival!" to her fans. Shaggy and other artistes and djs sent shout-outs across their social media in favour of the President's visit, some made 'light' of the historic moment with memes. President Barack Obama said of his visit to the Bob Marley Museum later in a meeting with Caricom leaders/members that his visit to "Bob Marley's house is one of the best meetings" he has ever had over the 6 years as president.
Watch how cool this US President is! At a town hall meeting with students and specially invited guests at the University of the West Indies, the President show he's quite capable of speaking patois (see video below) to the amusement of his audience.
Overall, President Barack Obama's historic visit to the Bob Marley museum is monumental. The work of this legendary Jamaican reggae artiste Robert Nesta Marley continues to uphold Jamaica's music legacy and will never be forgotten.