Reggae News You Can Use For March 31, 2021

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Documentary film on Afrobeats scheduled for April 2 release
Horro General wants a cleaner image for dancehall
Ringo Starr turns back to reggae in his new “Zoom In” EP
Sean Paul says that his next album will evolve from dancehall
Yaga Yoman brings roots reggae to audiences in Austria

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 March 30, 2021

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Koffee is the big winner at the 2021 NAACP Image Awards
Learn the backstory behind the Bob Marley call-to-action anthem “Get Up, Stand Up”
SiriusXM announces new Bob Marley streaming channel
West African afrobeat star Spicer Dabz releases new track “Champion”
Wizkid takes home NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Music Video/Visual Album

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 March 29, 2021

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Dancehall Deejay Ce’Cile criticizes popularity of songs that promote rape culture
Justin Bieber fails to credit dancehall influence in DJ Khaled interview
New Toronto mural celebrates the city’s rich reggae heritage
Popcaan releases “Jungle Justice (Part Twice)” after Khanice Jackson’s murder
Reggae royalty Jah’Mila delivers uplifting appeal to her new single Rise

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 March 26, 2021

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Burning Spear gets his COVID vaccine (and his picture taken) in New York
First-ever Afrobeats U.S. weekly top 10 chart released
Meet up-and-coming Ghanian reggae and dancehall artist King Some
Quenga heats up dancehall with “Millions” and “Not”
Stonebwoy, Burna Boy and others honored at 2021 Global Music Awards Africa

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 March 25, 2021

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“The Harder They Come” added to Library of Congress National Recording Registry
Radymus brings dancehall rhythms Switzerland by way of Gambia
Sean Paul’s “Live N Livin” album debuts at No.

Reggae News You Can Use For March 24, 2021

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Blxckie is the first South African artist featured in Apple Music’s Up Next program
Nigerian singer Teni Wants to take you to her happy place
Reggae/dancehall legend Tanya Stephens helping build home for single moms
Sister Nancy’s “Bam Bam” is the most sampled dancehall song of all-time
Tanzania’s Harmonize is looking to bring bongo flava to the rest of the world

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 March 23, 2021

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Deluxe Edition of Protoje’s classic “In Search of Lost Time” album now available
Lee Scratch Perry celebrates his 85th birthday
Res Brothers release “Take It Back” reggae remix
“Tribute To Dancehall” collection from Adidas draws criticism
What Wizkid and Burna Boy Grammy wins mean for African music

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 March 22, 2021

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Afro-jazz musician Jeys Marabini considers going full-on with reggae
Dancehall Magazine’s top 10 picks to play Bob Marley in new movie
How Afrobeats struck a chord around the globe
Popcaan’s mom reveals which three of his songs are fit for her ears
Ric Hassani says that Nigerian music is more than Afrobeats

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 March 19, 2021

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Charly Black bridges the gap between dancehall, reggaeton and Latin trap
Klassik Frescobar fuses reggae and soca
KWAMZ shares the official video for “Wake Up”
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari congratulates Burma Boy
WES7AR 22 shines on spiritual Afrobeat record “Holy Water”

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 March 18, 2021

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“Champion Sound” is the new reggae-tinged single from Cypress Hill
Dancehall stars Moyann and Shenseea drop women empowerment anthem “No Limit”
Footwear brand Clarks Originals promises endorsement deals for dancehall artists
Immperial Alley Cat releases “Dancehall Knowledge Volume 4”
Timothy James melds ambient with old school afrobeat

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 March 17, 2021

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“Big Time” is the new album from Dancehall artist Delly Ranx
i-D Magazine Jamaicazine issue features Popcaan, Beenie Man, Sean Paul and more
Koffee & Di Genius both contributed to John Lengend’s “Bigger Love” Grammy win
Paramount Pictures announces plans for another Bob Marley biographical movie
Posthumous album by Afrobeat pioneer Tony Allen prepped for release

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 March 16, 2021

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Lila Iké blesses Cosmopolitan with a bathtub freestyle
Namibian reggae star Ras Sheehama to release new album
Sean Paul calls out Grammys for poor treatment of reggae
Spice, Jada Kingdom And Shaneil Muir demo dancehall unity in Houston
“Timeless” is the new project from Queen of Reggae Marcia Griffiths

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 March 15, 2021

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Best Reggae Album at 2021 Grammys goes to Toots and the Maytals
Burna Boy performs and wins Best Global Music Album at 2021 Grammys
Meet Nigeria Afrobeat newcomer Chukwuka Ekweani, known popularly as CKay
“Rastafari Way” by Teacha Dee included in new James Bond soundtrack
Wizkid wins 2021 Grammy for Best Music Video for his song with Beyoncé

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 March 12, 2021

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Gwen Stefani releases new reggae-tinged single “Slow Clap”
Harrison “Chyzzi” Anokwuru says his music carries a message for Nigerians
Kalinga Records releases “Second Nature” single from Isha Bel
Minnesota reggae music all-stars have joined to say “Enough”
Reggae trio Indubious delivers message of openness with “Ease and Flow”

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 March 11, 2021

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Jada Kingdom warns her fans about approaching her the wrong way
Jamaica is in need of another reggae revival says music professor
Lila Iké, Protoje, Koffee, and Chronixx top inaugural Dubby Awards
Nigerian rapper Cruel Santino and Koffee working on new collaboration
Three all-time reggae have greats died in the last three weeks

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 March 10, 2021

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How ChinaMan Yard is building on the Chinese-Jamaican reggae legacy
JT pays tribute to African heritage with new EP “AfroBeat Kulture”
Likkle Vybz tells dancehall artistes to learn the music business
Skip Marley talks to E!