Reggae News You Can Use For January 15, 2021

Your daily dose of international Reggae, Dancehall, Afrobeats and Afrobeat news!

Akon and Davido among most followed African celebrities
Ghana’s LeFlyyy announces “Your Waist,” his first single of 2021
Marley family dispels rumors of Rita’s passing

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

While the 2020 Austin Reggae Festival was canceled due to COVID-19 health concerns, please mark your calendar now for April 16-18, 2021 when the event will make a triumphant return.

Finally, learn more about the Austin Reggae Fest community by listening to our new podcast. The January edition focuses on the Beat Reggae Album nominations for the 2021 Grammy Awards. Discussing the five nominees are Austin Reggae Fest podcast host Jillian Countey along with longtime music writer Dev Sherlock.