Reggae News You Can Use For February 1, 2021

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

“‘#7DJ (7 Days in Jamaica)” release from Maluma mixes reggae and Latin Pop
Bounty Killer unites with 14 artists to voice ‘Brighter Day” anti-violence track
DJ Ecko teams up with artists Komo and Stefario for Afrobeats single “Rotate”

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.