Reggae News You Can Use For April 15, 2021

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

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. Over the last decade, this event has raised more than one million dollars for this worthy cause.

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 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.