Reggae News You Can Use For August 31, 2020

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“Higher Place” is the much-anticipated debut EP from Skip Marley
Taurus Riley releases “Healing,” his first album in six years
Toots Hibbert talks to British Vogue about his new album “Got To Be Tough”

Also newsworthy is the fact that the 2019 Austin Reggae Festival raised $160,868.77 to help feed hungry Central Texas families.…

Reggae News You Can Use For August 28, 2020

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Fader interviews Popcaan about dancehall’s past, present, and future
Japanese reggae fans love the Dub Store in Tokyo
Shatta Wale says he is living a “dream” after achieving worldwide fame

Also newsworthy is the fact that the 2019 Austin Reggae Festival raised $160,868.77 to help feed hungry Central Texas families.…

Reggae News You Can Use For August 27, 2020

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23-year-old Skillibeng is Jamaica’s new dancehall hope
Cedella Marley brings new life to her father’s timeless musical creations
Jamaican PM institutes new restrictions as COVID cases surge

Also newsworthy is the fact that the 2019 Austin Reggae Festival raised $160,868.77 to help feed hungry Central Texas families.…

Reggae News You Can Use For August 26, 2020

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Chronixx talks to Business Insider about his upcoming release “Dela Splash”
“Dancehall Manners Book” is the new 14-track album from Alpha Rowen
“Dub London: Bassline of a City” exhibit set to open in United Kingdom on Oct 2

Also newsworthy is the fact that the 2019 Austin Reggae Festival raised $160,868.77 to help feed hungry Central Texas families.…

Reggae News You Can Use For August 25, 2020

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Flaunt interviews DJ Cuppy about her recent release “Original Copy”
“Lowo” is the new song from Kid AlpHa and Komo
Tiwa Savage pulls in Sam Smith for her “Temptation” single

Also newsworthy is the fact that the 2019 Austin Reggae Festival raised $160,868.77 to help feed hungry Central Texas families.…

Reggae News You Can Use For August 24, 2020

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“Female Reggae Voices” album features a dozen of the genre’s top women
Julian Marley and Junior Reed join forces on “Mother Nature”
Zac Farro of Paramore drops surprise reggae-influenced “Zafari” EP

Also newsworthy is the fact that the 2019 Austin Reggae Festival raised $160,868.77 to help feed hungry Central Texas families.…

Reggae News You Can Use For August 21, 2020

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“A Vibe” is the pro-pot anthem from Protoje and Wiz Khalifa
Buju Banton performs “The World Is Changing” for Jimmy Fallon Show
Madonna thanks Jamaica for hosting her 62nd birthday bash

Also newsworthy is the fact that the 2019 Austin Reggae Festival raised $160,868.77 to help feed hungry Central Texas families.…

Reggae News You Can Use For August 20, 2020

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Big Mountain’s Joaquin Arias McWhinney says reggae helps him know his heritage
Bounty Killer and Beenie Man demand recognition for dancehall
GAIKA fuses industrial and dancehall with distorted vocals in “Seguridad”

Also newsworthy is the fact that the 2019 Austin Reggae Festival raised $160,868.77 to help feed hungry Central Texas families.…

Reggae News You Can Use For August 19, 2020

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Fireball returns: Toots Hibbert is back to reclaim his crown!
Koffee and Popcaan make it onto Barack Obama’s Summer 2020 playlist
Xo Tingz climbs the iTunes reggae charts with “Inception”

Also newsworthy is the fact that the 2019 Austin Reggae Festival raised $160,868.77 to help feed hungry Central Texas families.…

Reggae News You Can Use For August 18, 2020

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133 years ago, Marcus Garvey was born in Saint Ann’s Bay, Jamaica
“Emancipate yourself from mental slavery” line came from Marcus Garvey speech
London MC and rapper Durtty Goodz creates “Marcus Garvey” track

Also newsworthy is the fact that the 2019 Austin Reggae Festival raised $160,868.77 to help feed hungry Central Texas families.…

Reggae News You Can Use For August 17, 2020

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Ali Campbell says that there will never be a full-on UB40 reunion
Popularity of the trap dancehall genre continues to rise
The rock/reggae hybrid band 311 launched 30 years ago in Nebraska

Also newsworthy is the fact that the 2019 Austin Reggae Festival raised $160,868.77 to help feed hungry Central Texas families.…

Reggae News You Can Use For August 14, 2020

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Afrobeats superstar Davido (and his powerful DMW record label) profiled in Forbes
Learn how the small Chinese-Jamaican community shaped reggae’s growth
Thaoban covers music and other topics in wide-ranging Nigerian Tribune interview

Also newsworthy is the fact that the 2019 Austin Reggae Festival raised $160,868.77 to help feed hungry Central Texas families.…

Reggae News You Can Use For August 13, 2020

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British-Nigerian Afrobeats artist Moelogo releases visuals for new “Koshi”
George Floyd and BLM images highlight Koffee’s intense new “Pressume” video
“Jamaica” trends on Twitter as Kamala Harris creates history

Also newsworthy is the fact that the 2019 Austin Reggae Festival raised $160,868.77 to help feed hungry Central Texas families.…

Reggae News You Can Use For August 12, 2020

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Beenie Man and Bounty Killer call out Billboard for cover photo omission
Jamaican singer Joan Myers creates jingle to promote US Census
Naira Marley fined after defying COVID restrictions with lockdown concert

Also newsworthy is the fact that the 2019 Austin Reggae Festival raised $160,868.77 to help feed hungry Central Texas families.…

Reggae News You Can Use For August 11, 2020

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Ishawna enters “WAP” fray with more explicit remix of controversial single
New Protoje album will feature Koffee, Wiz Khalifa and Popcaan
Nigerian reggae legend Majek Fashek will be buried in New York

Also newsworthy is the fact that the 2019 Austin Reggae Festival raised $160,868.77 to help feed hungry Central Texas families.…

Reggae News You Can Use For August 10, 2020

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Drake and Popcaan join forces on two new dancehall tracks
Reggae queen Marcia Griffiths talks music and motivation
Remembering the legacy of Jerry Garcia via assorted reggae covers

Also newsworthy is the fact that the 2019 Austin Reggae Festival raised $160,868.77 to help feed hungry Central Texas families.…