Posts by Hugh Forest

Reggae News You Can Use For May 14, 2021

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

• “Fire & Stone (Prince Fatty Presents)” by Stick Figures 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.…

Reggae News You Can Use For May 6, 2021

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

Etana releases the video for her “Baby O” single with Vybz Kartel
Ghana back on international music scene because of Afrobeats
Italian reggae artiste Alborosie drops “Back a Yard Dub” album
Justin Bieber decides to keep his dreadlocks despite continued criticism
Koffee and Buju Banton scheduled for May 23 St.

May 5, 2021 Reggae News: Happy Cinco de Mayo!

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

DJ Khaled’s “Where You Come From” reggae anthem generates big buzz
Global reggae charts dominated by the 3 S’s: Spice, Sean Paul and Shaggy
Jacob Miller of Inner Circle would have been 69 on May 4
The reggae and dancehall genres are seeing an increase in album releases
Webby Awards nominees for 2021 include “Bob Marley Legacy”

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 4, 2021

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

Agent Sasco talks to Yendi about his illustrious dancehall career
Apple Music celebrates all things African in May
“Bad Brit” is the newest project for Jamaica-born UK-based DJ Spawn
Kwesta’s “God Guluva” features sounds from Yanga Chief, K.O,

Reggae News You Can Use For May 3, 2021

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

Bakersteez and Projexx make a formidable team with “Bigga League”
Country music mixes well with reggae, says Wesrock to Jamaica Gleaner
Listen to Kelly Clarkson’s reggae version of “Send My Love (To Your New Lover)”
Pupa Curly from Belize releases “Democracy Riddim” album
Roots Revival drove Toronto’s rollicking reggae scene in the 70s

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 April 30, 2021

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

Former seminary student King Perryy releases “Citizen of the World”
“Made It” is the second single from Jo Mersa Marley’s “Eternal” EP
New DJ Khaled album includes Bounty Killer, Buju Banton, and Capleton
Produced by Chopstix, “Kilometre” becomes first 2021 single from Burna Boy
UB40 Announces new “Bigga Baggariddim” album ahead of virtual show

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 April 29, 2021

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

22-year-old Stalk Ashley is ready to take her dancehall talent to the global stage
DJ Frass says that he is teaming up with Shaggy for a big collaboration
“Remember Our Creator” is new Sly & Robbie produced album from Reggae Angels
Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett talks about bringing visitors back to Jamaica
“There Is No End” is posthumous album from Afrobeat legend Tony Allen

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 April 28, 2021

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

Ghanaian star Mishasha set to release second single with Stonebwoy
Jay Z says that he wants to be remembered like “Bob Marley and all the greats”
Look for Naomi Cowan to drop a “year’s worth of music” soon
Politics (not dancehall) got Bob Marley shot, says Bounty Killer
Red Hot Chili Peppers postpone planned Israel concert because of COVID

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 April 27, 2021

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

“Enjoyment” is the new single from rising Afrobeats star Jujuboy
Most followed African artiste on Instagram is officially Davido
New untitled single from Burna Boy teased on Twitter
Omar and the Eastern Power brings a Korean flavor to Afrobeat
Social media is going wild about “Oyinbo” kid singing Wizkid’s “Blessed”

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 April 26, 2021

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

“Fall Off” is the new dancehall single from Dalaz
RasMoses releases “Guide And Swing” single
Shane O directs the video for his most current song “Dark Lonely Road”
Shatta Wale says he will quit social media on April 26
Terri Akewe talks to OkayAfrica about his “Afro Series” EP

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 April 23, 2021

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

Freddie McGregor’s Big Ship Music Fest returns to Port Charlotte on July 3
Mount Olivet Boys’ Home receives large gift from Buju Banton Foundation
Tiwa Savage’s big new arm tattoo is big news in Africa
UB40 featuring Ali and Astro to headline Middlesbrough event on August 30
Yara Saleh is Egypt’s first-ever dancehall choreographer

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