Posts by Hugh Forest

Reggae News You Can Use For October 14, 2021

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

Ishawna excited that Ed Shereen is a big fan of her controversial “Equal Rights” remix
Jahi Israel interviewed by Daily Music Roll about his new single “Oppression”
Koffee’s absence at Miami concert likely because of positive COVID test
Peter Tosh’s earthstrong celebration is scheduled for Tuesday, October 19
Tony Allen retrospective in London on November pulls together all-star lineup

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 October 13, 2021

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

Cardi B celebrated her 29th birthday with blowout dancehall bash in LA
Davido teams with Martell cognac on new “‘be the standout swift” campaign
“God A God” is the upcoming dancehall EP from Iceberg
Namadingo unites generations of Malawian musicians through reggae duet mashups
Selah Marley talks about prioritizing emotional wellness at the Girls United Summit

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 October 12, 2021

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

Diana Hamilton wins “Artist of the Year” at Ghana Music Awards UK
Mykal Rose to release “Glory to Jah” single on October 15
Shaggy and Buju Banton included on the “No Time to Die” soundtrack
Star-studded lineup announced for three-day Cali Vibes event in February in Long Beach
UK-based Afropop artist Sean Dampte explodes back onto the 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 October 11, 2021

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

Electrifying Tems show in Los Angeles justifies her massive buzz
‘Georgie,’ the man who Bob Marley sang about In ‘No Woman, No Cry’ is dead at 84
Queen Ifrica says that the dancehall industry is overrun with sexual predators
Skillibeng, Demarco, and Bugle will release albums in October
SOJA’s Jacob Hemphill talks “Beauty In The Silence” on JamBase podcast

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 October 8, 2021

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

DJ Cuppy begins classes in African Studies at the University of Oxford in England
Follow Ian Fleming’s frequent footsteps through Jamaica in search of James Bond
Lenny Kravitz currently working on three new albums
Nigerian independence festival on Oct 15 will include Davido, Tiwa Savage, and Teni
Video for the new Koffee single “West Indies” ignites the Internet

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 October 7, 2021

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

Abby Dallas and Lady G part of Best of the Best lineup October 10 in Miami
Burna Boy and Polo G “Want It All” in video for their new single
Gregory Isaacs’ classic “Night Nurse” has been certified Silver in the UK
Lila Ike connects with CNW about her work on H.E.R.’s

Reggae News You Can Use For October 6, 2021

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

After a year-long hiatus, Koffee announces “West Indies” will drop October 7
Fabulous Icekid stakes his claim to becoming one of Afrobeats all time greatest
Guild pays tribute to Bob Marley with affordable A-20 replica guitar
Sean Paul claims to have lost millions from not touring during the pandemic
WizKid and Tems receive Platinum Plaque for their smash single “Essence”

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 October 5, 2021

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

“Four Women” from Nina Simone gets a reggae spin from Queen Ifrica
“Good Times (Roll On)” is the new album from SoCal reggae-rock outfit Fortunate Youth
Lila Ike talks to Urban Islandz about the progress of her debut album
“Neo-Sufi” sound of Pakistani vocalist Arooj Aftab blends Rumi with reggae and more
“Superior” is the new single and music video from Popcaan

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 October 4, 2021

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

At 25, Shenseea has already amassed an incredible dancehall career
Bob Marley “Get Up, Stand Up” musical begins preview run in London
Gramps Morgan blends reggae and country in a beautiful way
“I Will Never Let Jah Go” is the new song from Jesse Royal and Samory-I
Nigeria’s D’Banj releases new EP titled “Stress Free”

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 October 1, 2021

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

Barbados upbringing helped Rihanna to become a billionaire
Ckay’s “Love Nwantiti” debuts on the Billboard Hot 100
Davido talks to Trevor Noah about Afrobeats and activism
Major Lazer’s ‘Diplomatico’ is nominated for a Latin Grammy award
Mr Lambert talks about his collaboration with Jada Kingdom

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 September 30, 2021

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

Ammoye’s new album “Water” reflects her mixed Jamaican-Canadian heritage
Eddy Grant’s ‘Electric Avenue’ lawsuit against Trump upheld by New York judge
Mayorkun has emerged as one of Afrobeats’ fastest-rising stars
Skillibeng brings in Popcaan, Bobby Shmurda, Spice for his “Crododile Teeth” album
Tems confirms that she will have another collaboration with Drake in 2022

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 September 29, 2021

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

Cathy Matete talks about why reggae from African women is so special
Derrick “Duckie” Simpson of Black Uhuru goes Off the Road with Dave Lawrence
Up-and-coming dancehall artists should train like elite athletes says Baby Cham
“Run The Riddim” book about 90s dancehall scheduled for October release
Spotify Africa to celebrate birthday of Fela Kuti throughout the month of October

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 September 28, 2021

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

Afrobeats event brings Tiwa Savage, Flavour, Olamide and more to Brooklyn on October 1
Glowing profile in the Guardian newspaper adds to Tems’ fast-growing popularity
New line of jewelry from DJ Cuppy is appropriately named Cuppy Cuts
Popcaan, Beenie Man, Lila Ike support the launch of Raheem Sterling’s 1962 clothing brand
Will we remember 2021 as the year that Afrobeats conquered the world?

Reggae News You Can Use For September 27, 2021

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

Barbadian Prime Minister Mia Mottley has message of “Get Up, Stand Up” for UN
“Beauty in the Silence” is the first new SOJA record in four years
Popcaan is the artist Ayesha Curry loves to listen to when she is cooking
Reggae singer Mr Easy to sue Afrobeats artiste Mr Eazi
Rihanna and Tems meet for first time at event promoting Savage x Fenty collection

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 September 24, 2021

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

H.E.R. promises “roots reggae, dancehall, R&B reels” for new project
Olakira performs his new “4Play’” EP to exclusive Lagos audience
Pitchfork calls Wyclef Jean, Lauryn Hill and Pras Michel reunion show “a miracle”
Ras Kidus and his daughter Beezher release new single “Where Is Jah Love?”

Reggae News You Can Use For September 23, 2021

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

Her ninth studio album is “going to be completely different,” Rihanna tells the AP
Learn how the UK music scene has come to fully embrace Afrobeats
Queen Ifrica implores Jamaican dancehall acts to unite not fight
Spice talks to Forbes Magazine about how to build and maintain wealth
“Vibe” is the soon-to-be-released collaboration between Skip Marley and Popcaan

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