Reggae News You Can Use For June 15, 2021

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

American Songwriter interviews Jesse Royal about his new album “Royal”
Bounty Killer gets kingly treatment on his 49th birthday
D-Black’s newest album “Loyalty and Disloyalty” fuses Afrobeats and Amapiano
Kumar from Raging Fyah talks to DancehallMag about his new solo career
Nigerian Idol finalists offer outstanding tribute to Afrobeat inventor Fela Kuti

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 June 14, 2021

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Djembe Monks’ new single with Thandy Dhlana is “Nhliziyo Yam”
Konshens says that he wasn’t trying to disrespect Buju Banton and Vybz Kartel
Primary Wave (which owns most of Bob Marley catalog) gains huge $375 m investment
Shatta Wale is all about grind in his new single “Piece of Cake”
VP Records’ biggest success has been Sean Paul, says Patrica Chin

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 June 11, 2021

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The Caveman get major props from Wizkid: “I’m your biggest fan”
Cham talks to Flaunt about impact of Usain Bolt produced single “Lock Down”
Dirty Heads, Sublime with Rome, and SOJA to headline Cali Roots: Baja Sessions in Nov
Hardcore dancehall riddims making a full oomeback, says Sean Paul
NotNice says his mom set up his first meeting with 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 June 10, 2021

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“Fake Reggae” is the powerful new single from The Late Ones
Flamingo Cantina in Austin to host Etana on Friday, July 9
Third World releases “Feel Good” video featuring Busy Signal
Vybz Kartel’s “African Summer” tops this week’s Dancehallmag playlist on Spotify
“Wildfire” EP showcases the neo-reggae sound of Kxng Izem

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 June 9, 2021

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“Best of Dirty Heads” album is scheduled for a July 16 release
Gekko Gucci talks to The Guardian Life about his take on Afrobeats
Queen Spice says that “she doesn’t own dancehall”
Stonebwoy’s new video for “Critical” features Nigerian artist Zlatan
Wizkid changes his Instagram handle to Big Wiz

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 June 8, 2021

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French-Canadian Nigerian singer Töme has dropped her new Afrobeats single “Nana”
“Melody” is the debut dancehall album from veteran producer Demarco
Legendary Jamaican saxophone player Dean Fraser releases “Flat Bridge”
In Jamaica Gleaner, Cristy Barber recalls her lifelong love for reggae
Self-proclaimed “Prince of Afrobeat” Kristos delivers his debut EP “Colours & Vibes”

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 June 7, 2021

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Afrobeats is the future of music, says JargoKush
Lil Baby aiming to make his dancehall debut with Skillibeng collaboration
New PBS documentary focuses on “Bakosó: AfroBeats of Cuba”
Sublime’s iconic self-titled albumn celebrates its 25th anniversary
UB40 still going strong on career album #21

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 June 4, 2021

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Dre Skull and Mr. Eazi collaborate with Popcaan on “Sekkle & Bop”
JUNO Awards in Canada includes reggae for first time in 50 years
The Mighty Diamonds 50th anniversary celebration concert set for June 11
Rihanna still coy on release date of her long-awaited reggae album
Watch Nigerian wunderkind Omah Lay perform “Can’t Relate”

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 June 3, 2021

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Fireboy DML talks to Music In Africa about his growing fame
Forbes Africa’s 30 Under 30 list includes Wizkid, Burna Boy, Davido, and Mr Eazi
Soundtrack for “Fast & Furious 9” features Sean Paul and Konshens
Spice renews her partnership with Magnum Tonic Wine
Ziggy Marley awarded honorary doctorate from Medgar Evers College

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 June 2, 2021

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American Songwriter interviews rising reggae star Naomi Cowan
Burna Boy and other Afrobeats stars assist on new Angelique Kidjo album
Dirty Heads enlist Train’s Pat Monahan for new version of their viral hit “Vacation”
“Punky Reggae Party” from Bob Marley was inspired by the Clash
Sublime members become comic book characters in true-to-life graphic novel

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 June 1, 2021

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Dancehall Queen Carlene answers five questions from the Jamaica Gleaner
Dive deep into the music of Afrobeat pioneer Tony Allen
Mapy the violinist brings a new sound to “Toast” and other reggae hits
Rachel Scott says that dancehall culture inspired her approach to fashion design
Tiwa Savage’s “All Over” tops list of top summer Afrobeats singles

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 28, 2021

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Alkaline continues his career ascension with “Top Prize” album
Haitian roots reggae band Jahfé transcends cultural boundaries
How cutting-edge AI tech is boosting dancehall and reggae
Konshens contends that “Gal A Bubble” is one of greatest dancehall songs ever
Tiara “Tia” Mills drops video for her new single “Fahrenheit”

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 27, 2021

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Abochi grabs #2 spot in iTunes USA worldwide charts
Davido adds $500K Rolls Royce to his fleet of cars
How the Africa Now playlist is making African music global
Matisyahu amongst signees on Creative Community for Peace (CCFP) letter
Nathan Harrington releases “Sleeping on Your Side” single

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 26, 2021

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Amanyea talks to Jamaica Gleaner about her signature single “Aye Aye”
Ras Teo to release “Celestial Rockers” EP on June 4
Romieikon talks to UrbanIslandz about his dancehall production skills
Spice’s dream collaboration is Rihanna and Nicki Minaj for a female Caribbean anthem
Stefflon Don joins Shenseea for new “Rebel (Remix)”

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 25, 2021

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“Dollar For You” is the new single from Ghana’s Kuami Eugene
Lua Flora’s “Little Butterfly” fuses acoustic folk, with reggae and world music
Pia Renee sings Bob Marley’s “Turn Your Lights Down Low” on “The Voice”
Spotify’s most streamed African artist globally is Burna Boy
Stephen Marley and Jimmy Cliff to headline 2022 Cali Roots Music 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 May 24, 2021

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Ayodele Odeyemi blends Canadian national anthem with Afrobeats
Etana thanks her many fans for Billboard No. 1 plaque
“Heavy as Lead” is the new single from Rebelution
SOJA ‘s new single “Something to Believe In” features Stick Figure
Teeardropz set to release “Wake Up List” on Manatee Records

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