That One Time I Met Bob Marley in Provo, Utah

It all began on a fine Saturday morning. The sun was shining, and the weather was sweet. I was doing my daily stroll down Center Street when I saw a peculiar record store across the block. I thought to myself, “Weird, I don’t remember seeing this store here yesterday.” But they had that new Lil’ Pump song playing so I knew I had to check it out.
I walked in and man, did they have it all! They had Insync, Soulja Boy, Britney Spears, heck they even had Jaden Smith! And I’m not talking about that new “I’m just an Icon livin” Jaden Smith, I’m talking about that Karate Kid Jaden Smith with the Biebs on the track! That joint was fire! But at the end of the day I couldn’t kid myself, I had to pick up the Britney Spears CD. Had too.
As I was on my way to the register, in the corner of my eye, was The Best of Bob Marley & The Wailers. It stopped me dead in my tracks. I felt a cold chill as I began to have chicken skin and felt the hair on the back of my neck rise. I instantly had a flashback of my distant childhood. Ask the lady at the register, she witnessed it all. IT, WAS, WILD! But anyway, back to the story.
Growing up, all my pops ever did was play Bob Marley and nothing else. At any event and at any occasion, it was Bob Marley on repeat. My pops had one rule and one rule only, “Don’t disrespect Uncle Bob.”
I finally came too and thought to myself, “I ain’t about to disrespect my pops or Uncle Bob!” So, I chucked that Britney CD like how Britney chucked her hair into the garbage (sorry Britney). I jumped out of line and grabbed the Bob Marley CD and brought it back to the cashier. I payed for it and as I was about to leave the cashier gave me a peculiar smirk and says, “Good luck.” I asked, “For what?” She responds simply, “oh, you’ll see.”
I just figured she hustled me with a broken CD, man was I wrong.
I got back to my car and immediately popped the CD in. Is This Love starts playing and I’m jamming down Center Street with the good vibes flowing! With a smile from ear to ear I think to myself, “What a day today is going to be!” Than all of a sudden thick clouds of smoke began to pour out of my speakers! I had to immediately stop in fear I was going to get into a wreck! That’s when Uncle Bob himself appears out of the smoke right next to me in my passenger seat!
I began feeling way woozy and Uncle Bob saw this. That’s when he says to me “Don’t you worry about a thing, it’s only the medical mon.” With my pops one rule still in mind, I was not about to question it.
Before I could even say a word, Uncle Bob opens his door and turns to say to me “Thanks for the ride mi bredrin” and walks right on out with magnificent dreads flowing and questionable smoke following.
I’ve never seen Uncle Bob again, but till this day, legend has it, he stayed right here in Provo, Utah. Word on the street says he got a job at NuSkin working on Pharmanex and Anti-aging products.
Good for you Uncle Bob. Good for you.

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