Damian Robert Nesta “Jr. Gong” Marley (born July 21, 1978) is a reggae artist who has won three Grammy awards. Damian Marley is the youngest son of reggae legend Bob Marley. Damian was two years old when his father Bob died; he is the only child born to Marley and Cindy Breakspeare, Miss World 1976. Damian’s nickname Junior Gong is derived from his father’s nickname of Tuff Gong. Damian has been performing since the age of 13. He shares, along with most of his family, a full-time career in music. Unlike his brothers and sisters, however, his musical specialty is “toasting”, a Jamaican vocal technique that is a predecessor to rapping. Damian has three records to date, including the highest placed reggae album in the USA billboard album charts and the highest place reggae song in the UK Top 40 with his 2005 album, Welcome To Jamrock.