Chris Rene Covers Bob Marley, Ignores Theme on The X Factor

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Yes, we know: Bob Marley was inducted into the Rock 'n Roll Hall of Fame. But still.

Very few people associated this icon with that genre of music, although Chris Rene is apparently one of the few who considers the dreadlocked star to be a famous rocker. The X Factor finalist mashed up a couple of his biggest hits last night, invoking a response from Simon Cowell that made us laugh and nod our heads:

"It would have been great if this week was Reggae music."

Well said, Simon. Especially when compared to Josh Krajcik's take on a Foo Fighters track. Watch Rene do his own thing here:

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Chris Rene is a 28-year old from Santa Cruz. He advanced to the final 17 on the first season of The X Factor. “The advice I have... More »
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