Reggae News You Can Use For May 28, 2021

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Alkaline continues his career ascension with “Top Prize” album
Haitian roots reggae band Jahfé transcends cultural boundaries
How cutting-edge AI tech is boosting dancehall and reggae
Konshens contends that “Gal A Bubble” is one of greatest dancehall songs ever
Tiara “Tia” Mills drops video for her new single “Fahrenheit”

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 May 27, 2021

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Abochi grabs #2 spot in iTunes USA worldwide charts
Davido adds $500K Rolls Royce to his fleet of cars
How the Africa Now playlist is making African music global
Matisyahu amongst signees on Creative Community for Peace (CCFP) letter
Nathan Harrington releases “Sleeping on Your Side” single

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 May 26, 2021

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Amanyea talks to Jamaica Gleaner about her signature single “Aye Aye”
Ras Teo to release “Celestial Rockers” EP on June 4
Romieikon talks to UrbanIslandz about his dancehall production skills
Spice’s dream collaboration is Rihanna and Nicki Minaj for a female Caribbean anthem
Stefflon Don joins Shenseea for new “Rebel (Remix)”

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 May 25, 2021

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“Dollar For You” is the new single from Ghana’s Kuami Eugene
Lua Flora’s “Little Butterfly” fuses acoustic folk, with reggae and world music
Pia Renee sings Bob Marley’s “Turn Your Lights Down Low” on “The Voice”
Spotify’s most streamed African artist globally is Burna Boy
Stephen Marley and Jimmy Cliff to headline 2022 Cali Roots Music Festival

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 May 24, 2021

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Ayodele Odeyemi blends Canadian national anthem with Afrobeats
Etana thanks her many fans for Billboard No. 1 plaque
“Heavy as Lead” is the new single from Rebelution
SOJA ‘s new single “Something to Believe In” features Stick Figure
Teeardropz set to release “Wake Up List” on Manatee Records

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 May 21, 2021

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“Anloga Junction” album from Stonebwoy celebrated with May 22 virtual concert
Dancehall Magazine interviews rising reggae star Claudius “Supa” England
Harlan Tafoya-Kesson is brining the rasta vibe to Taos, New Mexico
Listen to the late great reggae star U-Roy cover “Man Next Door” with help of Santigold
Reggae Roots Music Festival is set for Wilmington, Delaware on July 30

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 May 20, 2021

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Afrobeats finds a home in Iceland via Nigerian transplant NonyKingz
Clarks remains the favorite choice for footwear in Jamaica
Legendary reggae duo Sly & Robbie to release new album “Red Hills Road”
The music of Bob Marley maintains a deep connection to Judaism
Shatta Wale returns to social media with a bang

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 May 19, 2021

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Austin’s Flamingo Cantina re-opens to reggae fans on Wednesday, May 20
Burna Boy ignites controversy by saying he is not a Nigerian artist
Dancehall stars coming to Good Morning America on June 11
NaijaVibe website brings Afrobeats into the spotlight
UB40 launching vegan red wine 40 years after releasing their massive hit single

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 May 18, 2021

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Buju Banton, Koffee and Popcaan win big at the 39th annual IRAWMA Awards
Kranium dishes to the Atlanta Black Star about his dancehall roots
“Live From The Ride” tour brings together 311, Iration and Iya Terra
NFT platform for reggae artists planned from UK Bitcoin wallet provider Caricoin
Renner credits Shatta Wale for brining her talents to the limelight

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 May 17, 2021

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EDMIdentity interviews Spinall about Afrobeats, social justice and more
Jamaica Observer talks to Stick Figure about their chart-topping album “Fire and Stone”
Rebelution, Stephen Marley and more will play “Closer to the Sun” festival in December
Reggae Sumfest elects not to go virtual in 2021, aiming instead for live October event
Tiwa Savage’s easy chic travel style comes from items entirely made in Nigeria

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 May 14, 2021

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Dirty Heads’ Jared Watson talks about the viral success of “Vacation”
“Legacy” is the new album from Morgan Heritage
Pharrell Williams hails Tiwa Savage’s upcoming EP, “Water and Garri”
Shaggy says dancehall artists should bridge language barrier for global success
Trojan Records reissuing 50th anniversary vinyl version of “The Trojan Story”

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 May 13, 2021

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Clubhouse will be the platform for the premiere of new Fela Kuti musical
Davido’s top 15 performances as a featured artist
Mr. Eazi pledges to invest in Rwanda
Patoranking talks about his intent to work with Rihanna and Bruno Mars
Popcaan collabs with The Fanatix and M1llionz on “These Streets (Don’t Luv U)”

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 May 12, 2021

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Dominica’s AbiYah re-releases her 2017 single “Thank You Mama”
Lavaud’s brings together dancehall, R&B and Afrobeats on “King Vaud”
Ransom Beatz’ YouTube channel is key to his success as a producer
“Rich Forever” video with Jesse Royal and Vybz Kartel hits social media
UB40 thinks that they were being spied on by MI5 in the 1980s

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 May 11, 2021

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Beyonce and Wizkid get MTV Award nomination for “Brown Skin Girl”
Davido celebrates his ten years anniversary in the music industry
Etana strikes a balance between music and motherhood
Nakkia Gold and Wiz Khalifa remix “Justice (Get Up, Stand Up)” of Bob Marley
Nigerian Afrobeats record label Mavin launches music leadership program

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 May 10, 2021

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Drake hypes very rare Midnight album as the soundtrack for his candles
May 11 marks the 36-year anniversary of when cancer killed Bob Marley
Remix of Common’s “What Do You Say” gets Damian Marley reggae remix
Robert Arturo (aka Altur Santos) personifies the grandeur of reggae rap
Vybz Kartel throws his hat into the debate about dancehall violence

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 May 7, 2021

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• “Fire & Stone (Prince Fatty Presents)” by Stick Figure is iTunes’ #1 reggae album
Graffy cover of Justin Bieber’s “Anyone” set for May 17 release
Jamaica Observer analyzes the state of reggae in 2021
New exhibit in Detroit celebrates the black women of Jamaica’s dancehall scene
Skillibeng is now Jamaica’s top dancehall artist, says Boom Boom

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