Reggae News You Can Use For April 16, 2021

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

Ce’Cile’s “Come Over” amongst Dancehall’s list of most exciting April releases
“Missing You” brings together Shaneil Muir and Jan Cure
Morgan Heritage gets into the NFT game as part of new “Legacy” album
Tia and Bounty Killer release video for “Nice Up”
Vybz Kartel, Popcaan and other reggae stars push St Vincent relief effort

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 15, 2021

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

Allure magazine talks to Tiwa Savage about fighting the Afrobeats patriarchy
Jah9 teams with Yaadcore and Subatomic Sound System for epic “Police in Helicopter” cover
Nigerian songstress Sayo turning heads with her new “For Your Love” single
Niu Raza brings her African influences to the Boston music scene
Shaneil Muir looks to Koffee as her blueprint for dancehall success

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 14, 2021

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

Jaz Elise says that we all need more positive vibrations
Meet the Pearls, who pioneered disco-reggae-rap in the 70s in Jamaica
Mr. Lexx slams DJ Khaled for not working with wider range of dancehall artists
Via Instagram, Drake posts about his favorite dancehall deejays
Ziggy Marley partners with Nordstrom and AppaMan for kids clothing line

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 13, 2021

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

Akon wants to run a Senegal city on cryptocurrency
Koffee catches a vibe with DJ Khaled
Watch the new “Essence” video from WizKid and Tems
Why Fela Kuti belongs in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
Yaw Tog will be bigger than both Sarkodie and Stonebwoy

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 12, 2021

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

H.E.R. says her new EP will feature lots of reggae artists
Ghanaian afrobeats producer Juls could be the future of Afrobeats
“Khaled Khaled” from DJ Khaled to include various dancehall and reggae all-stars
Look for new album from Bornleader Elohsound in 2021
Top ranking reggae deejay Trinity dead at age 67

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 9, 2021

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

Davido, Funke Akindele, and Burna Boy make influential Forbes Africa 100 list
Mr. Vegas agrees that some dancehall lyrics contribute to violence in Jamaica
Popcaan tells Jamaican Prime Minister to invest in dancehall music
Rising Afrobeat sensation Jo-El Sii set to release his debut EP
Vybz Kartel’s dominance over dancehall ecosystem beginning to be questioned

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 8, 2021

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

Lagos, Nigeria is the world’s newest hot-spot for musical talent
Mystic Marley releases Latin-reggae fusion single “Sad Girls”
Popcaan creates the “craziest melodies in Jamaican music history” says Chronixx
Reggae store Lion Vibes set to reopen in Brixton Village on April 12
Wesrok will push his country reggae subgenre on new album “Look at Me Now”

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 7, 2021

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

Bamao Yendé offers rhythmic blend of kuduro, R&B, Afrobeats and UK garage
Davido’s “Fall” becomes the first Afrobeats song to reach 200 million on YouTube
Grammy.com covers the essential women of reggae and dancehall
Meet Sheltah Lyrichal, one of Ghanna’s hottest new dancehall talents
Nirvana’s “Smells Like Teen Spirit” gets a reggae remix from Andy Rehfeldt

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 6, 2021

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

Baby Cham says that dancehall is not a factor in the high Jamaican crime rate
Tory Lanez talks about his Caribbean heritage and reggae roots
Virtual book tour begins for “Miss Pat: My Reggae Music Journey”
“What a Empress” is the new reggae single from Empress Lyrics
Ziggy Marley will perform April 17 at “Concert in Your Car” series in Ventura

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 5, 2021

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

DANCE (RED) SAVE LIVES Vol. III album has a distinctly Afrobeats flavor
Etana enjoying positive fan feedback on “Baby O” single with Vybz Kartel
Koffee to headline Oct 10 Best of the Best Concert in Miami
Stonebwoy dominates Reggae & Dancehall category at VGMAs 
Watch the trailer for the upcoming documentary “Afrobeats: The Backstory”

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 2, 2021

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

Adesope Olajide reflects on how Afrobeats is taking over the world
Jimmy Cliff’s next album will be titled “Bridges”
Koffee added to Yam Carnival on August 28th in London
Read how “Trench Town Rock” turned Bob Marley into a superstar
YolanDa Brown is the voice behind Sesame Street’s first AfroBeats 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 April 1, 2021

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

Etana and Vybz Kartel release the dancehall love ballad “Baby O”
Is Shalkal the world’s new king of dancehall?
Jamaica Prime Minister Andrew Holness blasts violent dancehall lyrics
Laro Don combines with Skillibeng on red-hot “Roadman Trap” track
Made Kuti talks to Relix Magazine about his new album “For(e)ward”

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 March 31, 2021

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

Documentary film on Afrobeats scheduled for April 2 release
Horro General wants a cleaner image for dancehall
Ringo Starr turns back to reggae in his new “Zoom In” EP
Sean Paul says that his next album will evolve from dancehall
Yaga Yoman brings roots reggae to audiences in Austria

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 March 30, 2021

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

Koffee is the big winner at the 2021 NAACP Image Awards
Learn the backstory behind the Bob Marley call-to-action anthem “Get Up, Stand Up”
SiriusXM announces new Bob Marley streaming channel
West African afrobeat star Spicer Dabz releases new track “Champion”
Wizkid takes home NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Music Video/Visual Album

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 March 29, 2021

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

Dancehall Deejay Ce’Cile criticizes popularity of songs that promote rape culture
Justin Bieber fails to credit dancehall influence in DJ Khaled interview
New Toronto mural celebrates the city’s rich reggae heritage
Popcaan releases “Jungle Justice (Part Twice)” after Khanice Jackson’s murder
Reggae royalty Jah’Mila delivers uplifting appeal to her new single Rise

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 March 26, 2021

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

Burning Spear gets his COVID vaccine (and his picture taken) in New York
First-ever Afrobeats U.S. weekly top 10 chart released
Meet up-and-coming Ghanian reggae and dancehall artist King Some
Quenga heats up dancehall with “Millions” and “Not”
Stonebwoy, Burna Boy and others honored at 2021 Global Music Awards Africa

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