Reggae News You Can Use For June 30, 2021

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BET Awards “Pass the Mic” performance includes Wayne Wonder and Sean Paul
Jesse Royal talks about the weed products he can’t live without
Shaggy’s new show on SiriusXM will mix hip-hop, dancehall and reggae
Teejay and Inner Circle team up on “Riches wi A Pree” single
Tessellated releases Latin-flavored “Sweeter” video that features Protoje

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 June 29, 2021

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Duncan Campbell announces his retirement from UB40 following seizure 
Kabaka Pyramid, Busy Signal and Keznamdi featured on new Rebelution album
Konshens gets music credit on blockbuster F9 film
Wizkid celebrates 10 years of music super-stardom
Ziggy Marley and H.E.R.

Reggae News You Can Use For June 28, 2021

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Etana’s new star-studded album “Pamoja” gets solid review from DancehallMag
Mist brings on Burna Boy for summer-ready single “Rollin’”
Multi-talented Nigerian musician Tony Peeyn releases Afrobeats EP “On Ma Way”
Rawalty’s unique style of dancehall music sets him apart from others
Shatta Wale endorses Gambo as the ‘future of Ghana 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 June 25, 2021

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Jada Kingdom reveals new record deal and new management team
Kelvyn Boy says he inspired the Afrobeats category at Vodafone Ghana Music Awards
Producer Dre Skull celebrates the 10 year anniversary of Vybz Kartel’s “Kingston Story”
Marley family to launch the first celebrity magic mushroom line
Nigerian Afrobeats superstar D’Banj is back with new single “BANGA”

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 June 24, 2021

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DancehallMag covers Nicki Minaj’s five top Caribbean collaborations
Jimmy Cliff talks to Jamaica Observer about the country’s struggling film industry
Patoranking’s sizzling new single is titled “Celebrate Me”
Pitchfork gives high marks to the new Angélique Kidjo album “Mother Nature”
Wizkid receives his Grammy trophy for “Brown Skin Girl”

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 June 23, 2021

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American Songwriter interviews Rebelution about the release of “In the Moment”
Jamaican dancehall star Busy Signal collaborates with Rebelution on current release
Spin says that Rebelution’s new album is “experimental and rock-oriented”
Rebelution will kick off their Good Vibes Summer Tour in Fresno on August 5
Video from Rebelution’s newest single “All or Nothing” is now available

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 June 22, 2021

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Lila Iké talks about how strong women are helping reshape Jamaica’s music culture
Roo Dube challenges Shatta Wale to battle him in rap
UB40’s new album “Bigga Baggariddim” has a very international feel
The UK dancehall scene remains underdeveloped as compared to other genres
Willie Jones celebrates Juneteenth by covering Bob Marley’s “Redemption Song”

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 June 21, 2021

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Afrobeats sensation Leflyyy serves up Kumerican vibes on “Yaba”
Iration announces Mandalay Bay beach show on Saturday, August 7
Mick Jagger lists “‘Get Up, Stand Up” as his all-time favorite reggae song
Shaggy talks to the Atlanta Black Star about what could have been with Rihanna
“U Know Di Vibe” is Aidonia’s summer anthem with wife Kimberly Megan

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 June 18, 2021

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Jahvillani announces his debut dancehall album “Dirt To Bentley”
Lagos to the world! Watch Burna Boy and Wizkid on the set of “Ballon D’or”
“Original Chicago Reggae: 1978-1996” is a stellar vinyl tribute to Skanking Lizard
Stonebwoy tells government of Ghanna to prioritize the creative arts industry
TikTok’s popularity with reggae and dancehall streamers is growing quickly

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 June 17, 2021

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Alicai Harley performs a dancehall banger on “Roll The Tape”
Bunny Wailer will be buried this week at the Dreamland Farm in Jamaica
Davido Live! Global Unity Concert arrives on Friday, June 18
Rawalty shares his essential tips for dancehall success
Watch Spice, Sean Paul and Shaggy on the June 15 edition of Jimmy Kimmel Live

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 June 16, 2021

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Burna Boy to play his first Hollywood Bowl show on Friday, October 8
Davido shares video of Wizkid ‘vibing’ to his “Ke Star” song
Popcaan makes a cameo in the new “Why Not” video from Migos
Rohan Marley eyes Upstate New York location for marijuana business
Vibe says “Bang Bung” from Bounty Killer and Busy Signal will feed your soul

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 June 15, 2021

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American Songwriter interviews Jesse Royal about his new album “Royal”
Bounty Killer gets kingly treatment on his 49th birthday
D-Black’s newest album “Loyalty and Disloyalty” fuses Afrobeats and Amapiano
Kumar from Raging Fyah talks to DancehallMag about his new solo career
Nigerian Idol finalists offer outstanding tribute to Afrobeat inventor Fela Kuti

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 June 14, 2021

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Djembe Monks’ new single with Thandy Dhlana is “Nhliziyo Yam”
Konshens says that he wasn’t trying to disrespect Buju Banton and Vybz Kartel
Primary Wave (which owns most of Bob Marley catalog) gains huge $375 m investment
Shatta Wale is all about grind in his new single “Piece of Cake”
VP Records’ biggest success has been Sean Paul, says Patricia Chin

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 June 11, 2021

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The Cavemen get major props from Wizkid: “I’m your biggest fan”
Cham talks to Flaunt about impact of Usain Bolt produced single “Lock Down”
Dirty Heads, Sublime with Rome, and SOJA to headline Cali Roots: Baja Sessions in Nov
Hardcore dancehall riddims making a full oomeback, says Sean Paul
NotNice says his mom set up his first meeting with Vybz Kartel

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 June 10, 2021

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“Fake Reggae” is the powerful new single from The Late Ones
Flamingo Cantina in Austin to host Etana on Friday, July 9
Third World releases “Feel Good” video featuring Busy Signal
Vybz Kartel’s “African Summer” tops this week’s Dancehallmag playlist on Spotify
“Wildfire” EP showcases the neo-reggae sound of Kxng Izem

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 June 9, 2021

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“Best of Dirty Heads” album is scheduled for a July 16 release
Gekko Gucci talks to The Guardian Life about his take on Afrobeats
Queen Spice says that “she doesn’t own dancehall”
Stonebwoy’s new video for “Critical” features Nigerian artist Zlatan
Wizkid changes his Instagram handle to Big Wiz

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