Posts by Hugh Forest

Reggae News You Can Use For November 23, 2020

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

Dancehall’s new face is definitely Popcaan, says Bounty Killer
Pitchfork podcast explores Afrobeats’ global takeover
The reggae roots of Memphis run much deeper than you might think

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 20, 2020

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

Former reggae star Bobi Wine aiming for a presidential run in Uganda 
Kabaka Pyramid wants tough action on Jamaican pedophiles
Stonebwoy to launch new “signature” event on Friday, November 27

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, 2020

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

Jimmy Cliff commends The Voice UK finalist Hutton
“Legacy: Freedom Fighter” explores Bob Marley’s relevance in 2020
Soothsayer’s new album “We Are Many” pairs Afrobeats and dub

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, 2020

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

Catch the three-hour Wizkid livestream special on Thursday, November 19
“I Wish” from Masicka is 2020’s most emotional dancehall video
Reggae Sunsplash 2020 runs as virtual event on November 27 and 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 17, 2020

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

Pharrell talks about working on new Rihanna album in Allure interview
Popcaan featured on soundtrack to “NBA 2K21” game
YoungPow list his five most ICONIC reggae/dancehall songs

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, 2020

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

Bob Marley ranked 8th highest-paid of dead celebrities of 2020
How Afrobeat(s) was hatched: From Kuti to Burna
Island Records founder Chris Blackwell talks Jamaica and James Bond

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 13, 2020

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

Davido’s new album “A Better Time” generates huge buzz
Neville Garrick tells the story behind Bob Marley’s “Rastaman Vibration” cover
Wizkid releases video for his “Ginger” single that features Burna Boy

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, 2020

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

Jada Kingdom predicts she will be “one of the biggest” female dancehall artists
Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry talks Bob Marley, dub, and reggae in extensive Hypebot interview
Sizzla sings from the heart in his “Without You” music video

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, 2020

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

Burna Boy to perform exclusive show on MelodyVR
Mr Eazi connects with actress Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde on new business ideas
Pitchfork reviews Wizkid’s epic new album “Made in Lagos”

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, 2020

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

Billboard honors Koffee in their “21 Under 21” list
Buju Banton and Kanye West team up to Donate Laptops to Jamaica kids
Watch rare video of Bob Marley singing acoustic “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 November 9, 2020

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

Biden-Harris victory fills Jamaica with pride
Kelvyn Boy and Gyedu-Blay Ambolley unite for “Watch Nobody”
Shenseea reflects on being a female force in dancehall

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 6, 2020

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

Davido talks to Rolling Stone about the power of Afrobeats
How Bob Marley influenced Dennis Morris’ photographic career
Viewing of Toots Hibbert body in Jamaica set for November 13

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 5, 2020

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

Esquire explores the complicated history of dreadlocks
Niambe McIntosh continues fight for equality pioneered by her father Peter Tosh
Ziggy Marley talks about his first time voting in the US

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 4, 2020

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

Amaarae is expanding the sound of Afropop
Chuck D and EarthGang talk Bob Marley’s influence in “Freedom Fighter”
Sandra Izsadore was the mother of Afrobeat

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 3, 2020

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

Guitar legend Dalton Brown had died at 64 in St Andrew, Jamaica
Israel is home to a growing reggae and dancehall scene
Shaggy’s “Christmas In The Islands” album set for November 20 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 2, 2020

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

Busy Signal and Omarion team up on infectious “Goddess” single
“Music is the weapon”: Tracking the long history of activism in Afrobeat
Skillibeng credits Vybz Kartel for his dancehall career

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