Reggae News You Can Use For August 31, 2021

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Fabulous IceKid glosses himself as the Wiz Khalifa of Nigeria
Jo Mersa Marley’s music continues the spirit of his grandfather
Patoranking unveils video for “Black Girl Magic” from his current album “Three”
Spice and Jada Kingdom come together for their first collaboration
Tributes to Lee “Scratch” Perry from Bounty Killer, Shaggy, and Sean Paul

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 August 30, 2021

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After a decade away from the scene, Abrewa Nana aims to stage a comeback
Reggae Sumfest to require all attendees to be fully vaccinated
Shenseea featured on two tracks of new Kanye West album “Donda”
Visionary reggae producer Lee “Scratch” Perry dies at 85
Yaadcore talks to DancehallMag about his role as reggae ambassador

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 August 27, 2021

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Brandy lends her smooth voice to “Somebody’s Son” single on new Tiwa Savage EP
Ghana Music Awards USA 2021 honor Adina, Stonebwoy and more
Maxi Priest, Teddyson John and Taddy P cover “Leave the Door Open” by Bruno Mars
“The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill” has aged well over the last 23 years
Popcaan urges Lizzo to escape to Jamaica

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 August 26, 2021

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Demarco’s new album includes appearances from Spice, Ky-Mani Marley and more
Juls and Niniola duet on the Afrobeat-meets-Amapiano single “Love Me”
Tribal Seeds, Collie Buddz, and The Green to perform August 27-28 at Dry Diggings Festival
Viewers get an inside look into Black Coffee’s virtual reality avatar
Ziggy Marley’s new Apawthecary line is vegan CBD for dogs

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 August 25, 2021

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Etana announces October dates in Kenya as part of her current “Pamoja” tour
Organixx is the name for the new clothing line from Chronixx
“Question” becomes the second solo single of 2021 for Burna Boy
Sean Paul talks to New York Magazine about what he can’t live without
Will Vybz Kartel serve as the face of Jamaica’s “every vax counts” campaign?

Reggae News You Can Use For August 24, 2021

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Elaine and others reveal why African artists are poised “to claim our spot”
Fireboy DML lists his top five tips for putting together an Afrobeat hit
Liverpool set to unveil Bob Marley statue on Thursday, September 9
Smash crossover success of Wizkid’s “Essence” release analyzed by Billboard
UB40 founding member, saxophonist Brian Travers dead at 62

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 August 23, 2021

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Ajax soccer club’s website crashes due to high demand for special Bob Marley jersey
Dancehall artist Hoodcelebrityy shares her must-see destinations in Jamaica
Jason Mraz talks to the Long Island Weekly about his favorite reggae artists
Rebelution wants to see more bands from Jamaica performing at more reggae festivals 
Reggae on the Boardwalk returns to Coney Island on August 28

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 August 20, 2021

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Fireboy DML release video for his hit single “Peru” produced by Shizzi
Jimmy Cliff talks to the Irish Times about his legendary reggae career
Link & Chain drops their third album, a mere 30 years after their first release
Wizkid and Burna Boy both nominated for prestigious BreakTudo Awards in Brazil
Tallup has transitioned from a dancer to a mainstay of the dancehall scene

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 August 19, 2021

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Dancehallmag talks to Ziggy Marley about his secrets to music industry success
Learn how reggae legend Peter Tosh inspired the levitating emoji
Rolling Stone posts rare “Slave Driver” video from Bob Marley and the Wailers
Shenseea curates “Dancehall Queen” playlist as vehicle to release “Be Good” single
Zimbabwe’s Roki picked as the face of afrobeats by Spotify

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 August 18, 2021

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Debut “Star Power” EP from 22-year-old Selah Marley released this week
Dirty Heads release another new “Vacation” remix featuring Puerto Rican rapper Jon Z
Harry Carter talks to Pulse Nigeria about COVID, his Carterstrophe EP and more
Popcaan wants companies and corporate sponsors to do better
Spice, Shaggy, and Tarrus Riley help focus attention on earthquake relief for Haiti

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 August 17, 2021

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CNW lists its three must-listen to dancehall songs from Alkaline
Global Citizen Live event on Sept 25 will include Burna Boy, Davido and Tiwa Savage
Hip Hop now a bigger factor than reggae in shaping the flavor of dancehall
Read the beginner’s guide to dancehall, courtesy of MusicRadar
Shenseea, Koffee, Jada Kingdom and Protoje featured on Madden NFL 22 Soundtrack

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 August 16, 2021

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Collie Buddz fall tour kicks off August 17 in Ocean City, Maryland
Miami-based KHXOS drops his new Afrobeat-flavored single “Runaway”
The Mighty Diamond are reggae’s longest running act ever
Shenseea confirms that she will be part of H.E.R.’s

Reggae News You Can Use For August 13, 2021

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“Batty Rider Shorts” video from Lila Ike tackles touchy issues of human trafficking and incest
The Green added to Cali Roots lineup for August 28 Monterey concert
Jimmy Cliff talks to the Jamaican Gleaner about auditioning Bob Marley
Laycon explains his love for local food and why he bans the color red
Stephen Marley cancels September appearance at Four Corners Reggae Fest in Colorado

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 August 12, 2021

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22-year-old dancehall sensation Jada Kingdom buys her first house ever
Bugle says it’s better to be underrated than be overrated
Kent Stage in Cleveland announces Wednesday, September 8 Julian Marley show
Naomi Cowan, Jaz Elise, Lila Ike and Sevana serve the song of the day for Havana Times
Nation Boss releases video for their new soulful hit “Faith”

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 August 11, 2021

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Dancehall starlet Moyann is poised to be next big thing with rising single “Too Good”
Iya Terra album “Ease & Grace” debuts at No. 1 on US Current Reggae Album chart
• New Damola single “Rockstar” mixes hip hop rhythms and enriching afrobeats
SOJA release “The Day You Came” featuring UB40 and Rebelution
Stonebwoy donates to disabled children in Accra via the Livingstone Foundation

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 August 10, 2021

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Koffee’s “Rapture Song” certified silver in UK with 200,000+ total sales
Rebelution kicks off their summer tour with sold out California shows
Rolling Stone talks to Jimmy Cliff about his inspirational new single “Human Touch”
Usain Bolt says that anything that Vybz Kartel does “is just gold”
Wizkid’s November 28 show at O2 Arena in London sells out in 12 minutes

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