Reggae News You Can Use For November 30, 2021

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Electric combo of Khalia and Dre Island makes for a red-hot “Wild Fire”
Fat Joe is disturbed by what he sees as the cultural appropriation of dancehall
Queen Nikki calls for more female artistes to speak out against violence against women
Sister Carol sees another spike in her popularity after shout-out from Spice
“Top Prize” from Alkaline was best-selling dancehall album of 2021

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 November 29, 2021

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DJ Cuppy’s new London-ish look is a hit with her millions of Nigerian fans
George Harrison wanted “Crackerbox Palace” to have more of a reggae feel
Kaya Black believes that reggae covers of international hits is a win win opportunity
Omo Dollar set to release his new Afrobeat single “Dangote”
Spice credits Koffee and Rita Marley for paving the wave for her Grammy nomination

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 November 24, 2021

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Etana gains her second-ever “Best Reggae Album” Grammy nomination for “Pamoja”
“Positive Vibration” brings Gramps Morgan into the “Best Reggae Album” Grammy pool
Sean Paul’s “Live N Livin” brings him nod for the Grammy’s “Best Reggae Album” category
Self-titled “Royal” LP earns Jesse Royal a Grammy nomination for “Best Reggae Album”
SOJA join the Grammy mix in “Best Reggae Album” space for “Beauty In The Silence”
Spice jumps into the “Best Reggae Album” Grammy grouping for her “10” release

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 November 23, 2021

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Dancehall should quit promoting violence against women, says Racquel Jones
Davido funnels N250 million to orphanages in Nigeria
Iration scores their second RIAA Gold certification for their hit song “Falling”
Nigerians react positively as Adele confirms her allegiance to Tems
Teejay collaborates with Inner Circle on new “Riches w ii A Pree” release

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 November 22, 2021

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Aleighcia Scott infuses her Welsh-Jamaican background into her blend of reggae
Jimmy Sugarcane’s new album “Oya!” mixes dancehall, reggae, hip-hop and afrobeat
Ky-Mani Marley hopes to be selected for lead role in upcoming Bob Marley biopic
Spice turns her back on critics in deciding to perform at Toronto Pride Festival
Usain Bolt says demise of dancehall is because of absence of 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 November 19, 2021

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FAVE releases the video for her chart-topping single “Baby Riddim”
Is dancehall finally ready to accept its LGBTQ performers and fans?
Masicka talks about the meaning behind the title of his debut album “438”
Skip Marley and Popcaan get the party started in energetic ‘Vibe’ video
UK study finds Bob Marley would be raking in big bucks via streaming

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 November 18, 2021

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“Condensed Milk” is the new collaboration between Spice and Cham
New documentary “15th Parish” will paint a bigger picture of Jamaican music globally
“Love & Hip-Hop: Atlanta” star Karlie Redd working on dancehall album for 2022 release
New compilation “Best Of Big Mountain” features several previously-unreleased songs
Wahala Room talks importance of bigger stages for up-and-coming Afrobeat artists

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 November 17, 2021

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Candy Bleakz performs “Kope (Kanle)” for the Recording Academy’s Global Spin series
Immersive Bob Marley experience to open in London ahead of multi-city tour
Kabaka Pyramid manager wonders if the reggae industry is ready for the return of live music
Logan Rex talks about the unique reggae-rock approach of Artikal Sound System
Newly-released “Badi” video collaboration from TeeZee and Davido is a non-stop party

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 November 16, 2021

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Four new Rihanna songs rekindle hope that her reggae album may finally be on the horizon
Hartley Anderson’s podcast “Colour Me Reggae” aims to increased audience for Jamaican music
Kamala Harris book celebrates Nadine Sutherland as well as dancehall culture
Lila Iké says her preference for women doesn’t impact the quality of music she produces
“Rio Bueno” debut album from Charley Black honors his hometown

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 November 15, 2021

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Dubshot Records releases Vana Liya’s reggae version of “Someone Loves You Honey”
Funeral for Colin Powell highlighted his Jamaican roots and love for Bob Marley
“The Harder They Fall’ cast to be honored at celebration of Black Cinema and TV
Reggae legend Burning Spear releases “Mommy” from long-awaited “No Destroyer” album
“Right Here” is the new Afrobeat single from Blaq Jerzee and rising talent Gyakie

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 November 12, 2021

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“Don’t Get Caught Sick” is the first solo single from Kam Franklin of the Suffers
Shaggy’s 21-year-old album “Hotshot” is conquering the reggae charts yet again
Tiwa Savage talks about the early career setbacks that strengthened her resolve
“Weed Song” is the self-explanatory new single from Zac Jone$ and Jesse Royal
Ziggy Marley now applying his creative talents to authoring children’s books

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 November 11, 2021

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Apple Music’s Christmas Collection features Shenseea covering “Hallelujah”
Jack Johnson, Black Pumas and others part of “Peace Through Music” event on December 15
Konshens powered the Carnival celebration of Caribbean culture in Miami
Lagos’ vibrant Afrobeats scene has been captured in photos by Andrew Esiebo
Sean Paul tells GQ that dancehall is healthier than ever before

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 November 10, 2021

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Ishawna reveals her upcoming  collaboration with Ed Sheeran via Instagram post
Kranium’s “Nobody Has To Know” classic is certified platinum in Canada
Made Kuti comes of age on stage, building on his father’s stellar legacy
“Perfidia Love” single from Chicago songstress Cheri Janae has a distinct reggae feel
Skip Marley was amongst the highlights at the 2021 Austin City Limits 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 November 9, 2021

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Jada Kingdom talks to NME about the tough upbringing that fueled her musical talents
“King of Kingston” is Bounty Killer’s authentic dancehall release
“Sleng Teng” dancehall classic serves as soundtrack for first Meta television ad
Stonebwoy to get his degree at Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration
WizKid to headline fifth annual Afrochella on December 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 November 8, 2021

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Lila Iké hits the studio along with hot new dancehall sensation Skeng
Reviews for London’s Bob Marley bio-musical “Get Up, Stand Up!” are generally positive
Should the Grammys include a dancehall category?

Reggae News You Can Use For November 5, 2021

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Angélique Kidjo show on November 5 at Carnegie Hall includes array of special guests
Behind-the-scenes photos released from Koffee’s recent “West Indies” video shoot
Longtime Bob Marley & the Wailers percussionist Alvin “Seeco” Patterson dead at 90
Osita “Duke” Ugeh has built the U.S.