Reggae News You Can Use For February 9, 2021

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

London-based Odeal aims to be the UK’s first Alté renaissance man
Maluma’s love of Bob Marley led him to Jamaica
Upcoming Nigerian hip-hop artist Harry Carter releases EP “Carterstrophy”

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

The next edition of the Austin Reggae Festival is scheduled for April 22-24, 2022.

Finally, learn more about the Austin Reggae Festival community by listening to our new podcast. The February edition of this features Kam Franklin, the energetic lead singer the Houston-based band the Suffers. Listen to this podcast to fear about her amazing musical journey, her favorite musicians, the reggae songs that she loves the most, why the Houston music scene is so strong and how her band has survived without touring during the pandemic.

The Suffers are an Austin Reggae Festival alum, having played the Auditorium Shores event in April 2013.