Cover-KyManiI stand behind the content of my book “Dear Dad” 100%, published by Farrah Gray Publishing. My story is “my story”, and I don’t deny who I am or my experiences. My issue was with the subtitle only.

During the final edit of the book, I spoke with my sister, Cedella Marley, CEO of Tuff Gong Records, and I advise Dr. Farrah Gray that some changes had to be made, by the time I had the changes ready, it was the day of the printing, which would have obviously complicated the logistics, causing

Farrah Gray Publishing damages and disruption. Farrah Gray Publishing felt as if the subtitle was needed to explain the complexity of the situation.

After my approaching Dr. Farrah Gray again and expressing my limited concerns, Farrah Gray Publishing has agreed to modify the subtitle on all new copies of “Dear Dad” and we are celebrating the resolution of this modification.

Dr. Gray and I will be going on a 27-city tour, both domestic and international and persevere above it all.

I have not only written and performed songs of redemption around the world like my father, but I have lived and survived to tell my own personal inspiring redemptive story in the face of abandonment.

I encourage my fans and my father’s fans to read “Dear Dad”, the title derived from my hit song “Dear Dad”.

There is another issue that has hit close to home for both Dr. Gray and I: Farrah’s sister, the late Greek Gray, was diagnosed with acute myelogenous leukemia (AML) and he became the National Marrow Donor Program (NMDP) spokesperson. I have two young sons that suffer from sickle cell disease, ultimately inspiring me to establish my charitable “Love Over All” Foundation (LOAF).

However, here’s the irony: a bone marrow transplant match is the best hope for a cure or a longer life for those afflicted with leukemia and sickle cell disease.

During the 27-city tour, he and I will launch a nationwide public awareness campaign to educate the public about the need for more Black and African American bone marrow, blood stem cell, and umbilical cord blood donors to join the NMDP Registry.

Ky-Mani Marley – Book Signing + Performance (Media Tour)

MIAMI – Thursday, April 8 – 7:30 p.m.
Barnes & Noble
Kendall Village West
12405 N. Kendall Drive
(305) 598-77277

PITTSBURGH – Saturday, April 10 – 2 p.m.
Barnes & Noble
Waterworks Mall
926 Freeport Road
(412) 781-2321

ATLANTA – Wednesday, April 14 – 7 p.m.
Barnes & Noble
2900 Peachtree Rd NE
(404) 261-7747

DETROIT/DEARBORN – Friday, April 16 – 7 p.m.
5601 Mercury Drive
(313) 271-4441

COLUMBUS, OH – Sunday, April 18 – 2 p.m.
Barnes & Noble
Lennox Town
1739 Olentangy River Road
(614) 298-9516

CLEVELAND/WOODMERE – Tuesday, April 20 – 7 p.m.
Barnes & Noble
Eton Collection
28801 Chagrin Blvd
(216) 765-7520

OAKLAND/ALAMEDA – Thursday, April 22 – 7 p.m.
2245 South Shore Center
(510) 522 6446

LAS VEGAS – Saturday, April 24 – 1 p.m.
Barnes & Noble
3860 Maryland Parkway
(702) 734-2900

PHOENIX/SCOTTSDALE – Monday, April 26 – 7 p.m.
Barnes & Noble
Desert Ridge Marketplace
21001 N. Tatum Blvd.
(480) 538-85207

SAN FRANCISCO – Wednesday – April 28 – 7 p.m.
233 Winston Drive
(415) 731-0665

LOS ANGELES – Friday, April 30 – 7 p.m.
Barnes & Noble
The Grove at Farmers Market
189 Grove Drive, Ste.K30
(323) 525-0270

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