Reggae News You Can Use For January 5, 2022

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

Essence examines how Spice has transitioned from Reality TV to the Grammys
For 2021, Sean Paul led all reggae artists in total number of YouTube streams
Kabaka Pyramid says dancehall lyrics impact the genre’s limited mainstream success
Luciano calls for a morality check on Jamaica’s music
Read what happened when Bob Marley met Prince in 1979

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.

Tickets for the 2022 Austin Reggae Festival go on sale on Tuesday, February 1.