What is NESTA?
NESTA - the National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts. It was established in 1998. The purpose of NESTA is to promote talent and innovation in the arts, science, and technology.
Robert 'Nesta' Marley is his legal name, however his real name is Nesta Robert Marley. When he applied for a passport, he was told that people in America would think Nesta was a girls name, so he took his middle name, Robert, and changed Nesta to his middle name. 'Nesta' means 'the messenger' Jah RastafarI
His original name was Nesta Robert Marley but when he came to america the man asked for his name to give him an I.D. he asked for his name and he told him it was Nesta. The man said "Nesta! That's a girls name you need a mans name" and Bob Marley told him his middle name was Robert and so that was later shortened to Bob
Bob Marley went by many names growing up. However, how he started going by Bob is when he went to the United States the first time, the person who was filling out his passport said that Bob Marley should not go by Nesta ( Bobs real name is actually Nesta Robert Marley.) because it would be taken as a girl name in the US so they changed it to Robert Nesta Marley instead and so…