Fly Away: Lenny Kravitz x Bob Marley on Jimmy Fallon

Words by Jesse Serwer

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Late Night with Jimmy Fallon called upon Lenny Kravitz to close out its week’s worth of tributes to Bob Marley on Friday night. He took things out on a high note, performing a top-notch version of “Roots Rock Reggae” with backing from the Roots and a scarf wrapped around his head. We can’t claim to be any kind of big and knowledgeable Kravitz fans over here but we’re glad to see the half-Bahamian rock star (his mother, the late actress Roxie Roker of Jeffersons fame, hailed from the Bahamas) embrace his West Indian-ness, as his rare journeys into the Caribbean have been successful ones to our ears.