Rihanna remembers Bob Marley in an Instagram post on his birthday

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The singer wished the late Jamaican megastar a very happy birthday in a new Instagram post. 

As one of the most successful and best-selling musical acts of all time, Rihanna has become the influential artist many industry newcomers look to for inspiration. Before she became the icon she is today, the Basian beauty looked to her idol Bob Marley for influence. Repeatedly noting the critically acclaimed late Jamaican as one of the biggest inspirations in her career, the songstress dedicated an Instagram post to Marley, paying tribute to the music legend on his birthday. 

Sharing an old black and white photo of a very young Bob Marley who passed away in Miami at 36 back in 1981, Rih wished him a happy birthday in a post on Saturday (February 6). The “Work” singer penned a brief caption, writing, “the birthday bwoy,” while adding the hashtags “#LEGEND” and “#RobertMarley,” writing out Marley’s full name.  In 2011, Rihanna wrote a lengthy message to celebrate the birthday of Bob Marley, This is not her first time

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