The 5 Genres of Bob Marley Posters Everyone Had In Their College Dorm Rooms

In honor of what would have been the reggae icon's 69th birthday

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Today would have been Bob Marley’s 69th birthday. To pay homage to the legendary Jamaican singer, we thought it would be fun to take a look at the artistic medium where Marley’s likeness most often appears: the college dorm room poster.

This list is not exhaustive because there are dozens upon dozens of varieties, but here are the five basic genres of Bob Marley posters:

1. Marley looking joyful, usually emblazoned with the colors of the Jamaican flag:

2. Marley looking joyful but slightly pensive, usually in black and white:

3. Marley belting out a song, passionately:

4. Marley getting his toke on:

Also popular in triptych form:

5. Marley showing off his soccer skills:

And for those who just simply can’t choose one of the many options: