Reggae News You Can Use For May 16, 2022

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“Back Up” is the new reggae-infused single from New Zealand’s Rubi Du
Kairo McLean becomes Juno Award’s youngest winner of reggae recording of the year
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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, 2022

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Etana to perform at Flamingo Cantina on 6th Street in Austin on evening of May 13
“Game Over” is the new reggae single from New Zealand’s Black Seeds
Shaggy thought his song choices would give away his Identity on Masked Singer
Ten essential Sly Dunbar songs in honor of the reggae legend’s 70th birthday
Toronto scores the North American debut of “Bob Marley One Love Experience” in July

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, 2022

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Bonnie Raitt covers “Love So Strong” from Toots & the Maytals on her new album
Recent spike from Record Store Day pushes Peter Tosh over Bob Marley on Billboard charts
Reggae in the Rockies returns to Alpine, Wyoming from July 2-3
Skillibeng’s new “Mr Universe” EP set for release on May 12
UB40 start the next chapter of their long musical journey with new frontman Matt Doyle

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, 2022

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History made as Tems becomes first Nigerian to debut atop Billboard Hot 100 poll
Jally Kebba Susso combines Afrobeat and Mandinka for “Freedom” EP
May 11 is the 41st anniversary of Bob Marley’s untimely death
“The price has changed” declares Stonebowy after he signs to Def Jam Recordings
Vybz Kartel’s two sons release new project featuring single “Euphoric Love”

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 2, 2022

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“Gratitude” highlights Naomi Cowan, Kumar, Mortimer, and Jaz Elise
“Jamaicans Do Not Own Reggae” essay re-ignites SOJA Grammy debate
Marley family wants Bob’s upcoming biopic to be “authentic and meaningful”
Sean Paul says Skeng and Jahshii are the up-and-coming artists he is most excited about
Sophia Brown releases her latest album “Bad For Me”

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 21, 2022

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Gwen Stefani is amongst the many guest artists on new Sean Paul album “Scorcha”
Legendary reggae singer-songwriter Jimmy Cliff signs with ICM
New study finds that Los Angeles and New York listen to the most Bob Marley music
Philadelphia to welcome Burning Spear in rare live appearance on August 6
“They Will Break Your Heart” is new song Tel Aviv reggae crooner Harrison Malambo

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 18, 2022

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Black Women in Media (BWIM) Awards honor Spice for music and entrepreneurial work
“Judge Not” was the first single Bob Marley ever recorded
Longtime producer Don Jazzy explains how Africa’s music business is evolving
The Middle East is the most recent region conquered by Afrobeat
Shenseea isn’t abandoning dancehall, but her talent is quickly embracing other avenues

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, 2022

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BIA and J. Cole flex across the pond in their new song “London”
Burning Spear is giving back to children in his hometown of St. Ann’s Bay, Jamaica
Island Records founder Chris Blackwell talks about the first time he met Bob Marley
“The Feeling” is the new release from Kirsty Rock (the lead singer for Easy Star All Stars)
Nigerian Afropop and reggae sensation Tipshan drops new single “Boat”

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, 2022

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Apple Music 1 launches new “Leading Vibe Radio” show with Tems
Chronixx defends SOJA’s win in reggae category at Grammys
Elephant Man freed of immigration charges in Jamaica
First-week sales are very strong for Koffee’s debut album “Gifted”
Jamaican Parliament hears motion for Bob Marley to be named a national hero

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 24, 2022

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2022 North American Tour for Tiwa Savage begins May 15 in NYC
Bob Marley movie starring Kingsley Ben-Adir set for Jan 12, 2024 release
Jamaica Tourist Board to invest in artists and athletes who positively showcase the island
Kaehip to continue the amazing start to his Afrobeat career with “Bebe” single
Sean Paul announces new “Scorcha” album to drop on May 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 March 2, 2022

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College gymnast Chae Campbell scores perfect 10 to Sister Nancy’s “Bam Bam”
Fireboy DML stars with Madonna in “Frozen” video remake
Limited-edition Fossil Collection from Cedella Marley honors her father’s “One Love” song
Spice is the big winner at the Jamaica International Music Awards
TI Blaze drops “The Fresh Prince of Lagos” EP featuring Olamide & Blxckie

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 February 16, 2022

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Enny, Tems, Priya Ragu and Central Cee listed as breakout stars for 2022
Incredible “Exodus” album from Bob Marley celebrates its 45 year anniversary
Lila Iké reveals her recent bipolar disorder diagnosis
Morgan Heritage wants reggae and dancehall industry to give young acts a chance
Prime Minister Andrew Holness says government will not censor dancehall lyrics

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 February 14, 2022

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Afrobeats star Yemi Alade pushes back against fan who offers unwanted career advice
Kingsley Ben-Adir to play Bob Marley in upcoming movie from Paramount Pictures
Popcaan blasts dancehall artists who glorify the use of illegal drugs
Third World given keys to the city by mayor of Hollywood, Florida
What does the return of Lady Saw mean for the present and future of dancehall?

Reggae News You Can Use For February 11, 2022

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FKA Twigs to be named Godlike Genius at the BandLab NME Awards 2022 on March 2
Once taboo sexual topics are now more acceptable in dancehall
Reggae’s hottest current star is Koffee, says the Evening Standard
Second consecutive nomination for Fela Kuti for Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
The star of last weekend’s Bob Marley birthday bash was his 12-year-old grandson Elijah

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 February 9, 2022

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Indestructible / The Everlasting Mixtape is the new project from Nattali Rize and Kumar
Japan’s Inokasira Rangers straddle the line between reggae and punk
Nigerian guitarist Fiokee is the godfather of the modern Afrobeats sound
Ras Ash 1st starts petition for Alexander Bedward to be named national hero
Watch five different cover versions of Bob Marley’s timeless classic “Three Little Birds”

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 February 8, 2022

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Caryl Jacobs’ new “Easy On Me” single fuses reggae, pop and soca
Is Africa the new frontier for dancehall?
Marcia Griffiths wants Reggae Month to become a massive international affair
New York Post celebrates Bob Marley’s 77th birthday via array of memorable photos
Wizkid to headline Yam Carnival in August in London

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