Reggae News You Can Use For April 30, 2021

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Former seminary student King Perryy releases “Citizen of the World”
“Made It” is the second single from Jo Mersa Marley’s “Eternal” EP
New DJ Khaled album includes Bounty Killer, Buju Banton, and Capleton
Produced by Chopstix, “Kilometre” becomes first 2021 single from Burna Boy
UB40 Announces new “Bigga Baggariddim” album ahead of virtual show

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 April 29, 2021

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22-year-old Stalk Ashley is ready to take her dancehall talent to the global stage
DJ Frass says that he is teaming up with Shaggy for a big collaboration
“Remember Our Creator” is new Sly & Robbie produced album from Reggae Angels
Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett talks about bringing visitors back to Jamaica
“There Is No End” is posthumous album from Afrobeat legend Tony Allen

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 April 28, 2021

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Ghanaian star Mishasha set to release second single with Stonebwoy
Jay Z says that he wants to be remembered like “Bob Marley and all the greats”
Look for Naomi Cowan to drop a “year’s worth of music” soon
Politics (not dancehall) got Bob Marley shot, says Bounty Killer
Red Hot Chili Peppers postpone planned Israel concert because of COVID

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 April 27, 2021

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“Enjoyment” is the new single from rising Afrobeats star Jujuboy
Most followed African artiste on Instagram is officially Davido
New untitled single from Burna Boy teased on Twitter
Omar and the Eastern Power brings a Korean flavor to Afrobeat
Social media is going wild about “Oyinbo” kid singing Wizkid’s “Blessed”

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 April 26, 2021

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“Fall Off” is the new dancehall single from Dalaz
RasMoses releases “Guide And Swing” single
Shane O directs the video for his most current song “Dark Lonely Road”
Shatta Wale says he will quit social media on April 26
Terri Akewe talks to OkayAfrica about his “Afro Series” EP

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 April 23, 2021

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Freddie McGregor’s Big Ship Music Fest returns to Port Charlotte on July 3
Mount Olivet Boys’ Home receives large gift from Buju Banton Foundation
Tiwa Savage’s big new arm tattoo is big news in Africa
UB40 featuring Ali and Astro to headline Middlesbrough event on August 30
Yara Saleh is Egypt’s first-ever dancehall choreographer

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 April 22, 2021

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Cedella Marley and UMG launch Tuff Gong Collective joint venture
Clash Music magazine explores Afrobeats’ past, present and future
“Fire” is the new track from African dancehall artist Larusso
Menez Gh is taking Afrobeats to another level in Europe
New murals pay homage to reggae history in downtown Kingston

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 April 21, 2021

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Barrington Levy and Lila Iké to headline City Splash Festival in September
“Clarks & Jamaica” campaign features Koffee and Protoje, but draws criticism
Dancehall rates the best and the worst of Vybz Kartel albums
Fela Kuti’s case for the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame examined by Quartz
Nigeria’s Ice Prince talks about Afrobeats, hip-hop, and his new single “Kolo”

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 April 20, 2021

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April 20 in Austin: Check out this full list of events and activities
“For the Culture” single from Alborosie gets 4/20 release date
Get an inside look at Monogram, the weed lab of Jay-Z
“International Peter Tosh Day” is the new name for 4/20
US House gives final approval to marijuana banking reform bill

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 April 19, 2021

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The country of Jamaica inspired these 25 classic reggae songs
Julian Marley headlines the “Reggae Vaccine” compilation with “So High”
Konshens, Spice, and Rvssian join forces on “Pay For It”
Rachel Scott’s new Diotima line of clothing inspired by dancehall
Sizzla celebrated his 45th birthday on Saturday, April 17

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 April 16, 2021

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Ce’Cile’s “Come Over” amongst Dancehall’s list of most exciting April releases
“Missing You” brings together Shaneil Muir and Jah Cure
Morgan Heritage gets into the NFT game as part of new “Legacy” album
Tia and Bounty Killer release video for “Nice Up”
Vybz Kartel, Popcaan and other reggae stars push St Vincent relief effort

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 April 15, 2021

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Allure magazine talks to Tiwa Savage about fighting the Afrobeats patriarchy
Jah9 teams with Yaadcore and Subatomic Sound System for epic “Police in Helicopter” cover
Nigerian songstress Sayo turning heads with her new “For Your Love” single
Niu Raza brings her African influences to the Boston music scene
Shaneil Muir looks to Koffee as her blueprint for dancehall success

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 April 14, 2021

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Jaz Elise says that we all need more positive vibrations
Meet the Pearls, who pioneered disco-reggae-rap in the 70s in Jamaica
Mr. Lexx slams DJ Khaled for not working with wider range of dancehall artists
Via Instagram, Drake posts about his favorite dancehall deejays
Ziggy Marley partners with Nordstrom and AppaMan for kids clothing line

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 April 13, 2021

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Akon wants to run a Senegal city on cryptocurrency
Koffee catches a vibe with DJ Khaled
Watch the new “Essence” video from WizKid and Tems
Why Fela Kuti belongs in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
Yaw Tog will be bigger than both Sarkodie and Stonebwoy

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 April 12, 2021

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H.E.R. says her new EP will feature lots of reggae artists
Ghanaian afrobeats producer Juls could be the future of Afrobeats
“Khaled Khaled” from DJ Khaled to include various dancehall and reggae all-stars
Look for new album from Bornleader Elohsound in 2021
Top ranking reggae deejay Trinity dead at age 67

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 April 9, 2021

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Davido, Funke Akindele, and Burna Boy make influential Forbes Africa 100 list
Mr. Vegas agrees that some dancehall lyrics contribute to violence in Jamaica
Popcaan tells Jamaican Prime Minister to invest in dancehall music
Rising Afrobeat sensation Jo-El Sii set to release his debut EP
Vybz Kartel’s dominance over dancehall ecosystem beginning to be questioned

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