Reggae News You Can Use For January 21, 2021

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

“Dancehall Royalty” from Vybz Kartel scores top ten debut on US reggae chart
Jah9 added to lineup for Jamaica Jazz and Blues Fest in March
Why pro-Trump rioters sang Bob Marley songs outside the US Capitol

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, 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 date a person. 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.