Damian Marley is the youngest son of reggae legend Bob Marley. Damian's nickname is Junior Gong which is derived from his father's nickname of Tuff Gong. A talented artist in his own right, Damian has been performing since the age of 13. His musical specialty is "toasting", the Jamaican style of "rapping" which some consider a predecessor of modern hip-hop. Damian has many records, including the highest placed reggae album in the USA billboard album charts with Welcome To Jamrock, and the highest place reggae song in the UK Top 40 with Welcome To Jamrock.